Happy Birthday

[Molly Ringwald in 1985's The Breakfast Club. Photo courtesy A&M Films.]

The writer/director of the classic coming of age comedies Weird Science, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink, Mr. John Hughes (58); and his muse, the undisputed teen queen of the ‘80s, card carrying member of the "Brat Pack" and star of the latter three films, Ms. Molly Ringwald (40); both on February 18th.