Hey you, make my day?

November 16, 2009
France makes Eastwood’s day, gives him top honor

He called Eastwood, whose line “Come on, make my day” from Dirty Harry became a global catchphrase, “a myth, a giant, an example of the admiration we have for American culture.”

The Dirty Harry quote in the Clint Eastwood story reads “Come on, make my day,” but should read: “Go ahead, make my day.”

Jim S.

Several readers noticed that one. We corrected: GBU Editor

U.S. director and actor Clint Eastwood reacts after he was named as a Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris,  November 13, 2009.  REUTERS/Thibault Camus/Pool

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