You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
August 21, 1920: A.A. Milne and his wife thought that their baby was going to be a girl. When he emerged a boy, the parents chose a new name for him—Christopher Robin. It would be popularized in Milne’s many Winnie-the-Pooh stories of a boy and his bear.
I’ve got a library copy of Gone with the Wind, a quart of milk and all these cookies. Wow! What an orgy!
Jacqueline Susann (born August 20, 1918) wanted to be an actress, but she found more lasting fame as the author of Valley of the Dolls, a cautionary tale of Hollywood excess based on well-known figures of the day.