On this day in 1993: André the Giant died in his sleep due to congestive heart failure; he was 46, and in France to attend his father’s funeral.
Today’s Eighth Wonder of the World: André the Giant
Today’s screening: THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Today’s book club: ANDRE THE GIANT: A LEGENDARY LIFE
Today’s fun fact: As a child, André’s next-door neighbor was Samuel Beckett.
Today’s world record: André drank 119 12 oz. beers in 6 hours
Today’s sweet trick: http://tinyurl.com/835u4oa
Today’s ill-advised tattoo: http://tinyurl.com/79fx6fx
Meeting him as a kid was a formative moment of my youth.
RIP Mr. The Giant.