What do John Wayne and Dracula have in common?

From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Monday, May 26:

The markets and most government agencies will be closed in observence of Memorial Day.

But that needen't stop you from celebrating the birth of American actor, John Wayne, star of well over 100 westerns.

Or, you can spend the holiday re-reading Bram Stroker's Dracula, which was published on this day in 1897.

About the author

Bridget Bodnar is the associate producer for Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal.


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