30 years ago, Ferris played hooky, led a parade and got saved

In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, it’s been 30 years since Hollywood’s high schooler Ferris Bueller took a day off.

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  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    Finally tonight: our NewsHour Shares of the day, something that caught our eye which might be of interest to you, too.

    Today is the 30th anniversary of perhaps the most famous day off in history. It's when Ferris Bueller played hooky in the classic John Hughes feature film. We know that thanks to some careful digging by the website Baseball Prospectus in 2011. It discovered Ferris and his pals saw the Chicago Cubs play the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field on June 5, 1985.

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