I’ve been under the weather this month, and I managed to overlook Sal Mineo’s birthday on January 1oth. He would have been 73 this year. My friend has promised to send me the latest biography on Mineo when she’s finished reading it. For Christmas, she sent me some of the postcards that came with the book, and here’s my favorite:
I may have forgotten his birthday, but I’ll never forget his performances, or the impact he had on me when I first discovered him as a young teen. Happy Birthday, Sal.