The name Gal-Sal isn't exactly a household name, yet some scholars say this is the oldest known "celebrity" recorded. Some 35,000 years ago. Other names like Sri Krishna, Ramses II, Homor, Buddha, Confusicious, Socrates, Alexander the Great, Caeser and Cleopatra are all a little more well now names. And they have been around for centuries.
But we're hard pressed to find a more widely known name than Jesus, especially in this country. And today millions of people in this country and around the world celebrated his birthday.
We at eight & 322 are not smart enough to know either way, but we are fascinated with the concepts of belief and how folk practice.
So who knows?