Monday, March 06, 2006

It's Roman Polański Day in Illinois

It's our legal holiday to honor acclaimed movie director Roman Polański -- the schools are closed, as are state government offices and some banks. Polański's many films include Oliver Twist (2005), The Pianist (2002), Tess (1979), Chinatown (1974), and Rosemary's Baby (1968). If you haven't gotten your favorite already, the shelves of the videos stores are probably completely cleared of Polański films by now.

UPDATE: I've been informed that it's not Roman Polański Day in Illinois -- the state holiday is
Casimir Pulaski Day. Well, I guess that does make more sense.

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