Thursday, June 16, 2011

Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith, iconic widowed father
in the popular fiction TV series, The Andy Griffith Show
 from the 60s
is 4 Degrees from
Pope John Paul II

Third degree, Don Knotts starred with Andy in the show

Ron Howard (middle) with Don Knotts and Andy Griffith
Ron Howard directed "Apollo 13", the movie story about the near-failed
mission to the moon.  
Pope Paul VI lead prayers for the Apollo 13 crew when they were in crisis.
He also met President Kennedy, who also received the astronauts after
their safe landing back on earth.  

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