Birthday wishes are in order for Universal Pictures, which as widely noted is celebrating its centennial all year long. But today is the actual official day: On April Universal Film Manufacturing Company was incorporated in New York.
The Waltons, The Waltons John and Olivia Walton, their seven children, and John's parents live together in Depression-era rural Virginia. Their close-knit family weathered financial hardship, illness, and World War II. Eldest son "John Boy," an aspiring journalist and novelist, served as the story’s narrator.