This is going to make listeners of a certain age feel, well, older.
A whole lot older.
Remember Ferris Bueller and his day off? Or more to the point, the movie of the same name? Turns out the actual day shown in the film was exactly 30 years ago today.
A couple of years ago the good people at the Baseball Prospectus figured out exactly which game in real life it was that Matthew Broderick and company went to to film those scenes. (A Cubs vs. Giants baseball game.) Thirty years ago today.
Anyone? Bueller. Bueller.
That scene was in an economics class, by the way.
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