"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.

"October Sky" a/k/a "Rocket Boys". Biographical films are always the best ones! "October Sky" has a special place in my heart.

October Sky, one of Coach McGrew's favorite movies. (Next to "Shane" and "butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid"...)

October Sky, one of Coach McGrew's favorite movies. (Next to "Shane" and "butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid"...)

October Sky...where my love for Jake started.

October Sky...where my love for Jake started.

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!)

The Original Rocket Boys made infamous by "October Sky" (Home Hickam came to our local high school several years ago, and he autographed my book!)

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.

Rocket Boys, the memoir of West Virginian Homer Hickam, Jr. This book inspired the film October Sky.

Directed by Joe Johnston.  With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Directed by Joe Johnston. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen. The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

October 2010......October Sky, Heaven's Gate

October 2010......October Sky, Heaven's Gate

October Sky Movie Poster - Internet Movie Poster Awards Gallery

October Sky Movie Poster - Internet Movie Poster Awards Gallery

Jake Gyllenhaal in October Sky

Jake Gyllenhaal in October Sky

October Sky

October Sky

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