This 1978 file photo shows actor John Wayne wearing a brown plaid coat he wore in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast." Last year, Texas proclaimed May 26, Wayne’s birthday, as “John Wayne Day” but on Thursday, the California Assembly refused to do the same.
This 1978 file photo shows actor John Wayne wearing a brown plaid coat he wore in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast." Last year, Texas proclaimed May 26, Wayne’s birthday, as “John Wayne Day” but on Thursday, the California Assembly refused to do the same. AP
This 1978 file photo shows actor John Wayne wearing a brown plaid coat he wore in 1945's "Flame of Barbary Coast." Last year, Texas proclaimed May 26, Wayne’s birthday, as “John Wayne Day” but on Thursday, the California Assembly refused to do the same. AP