When the Japanese celebrated “Tom Cruise Day”
Tom Cruise has fans all over the world lining up for his attention – especially in Japan. Because of his love, time and devotion to the country, the poster boy of the Mission Impossible series has October 10 named after him in Japan October 10, 2006 was declared “Tom Cruise Day” in Japan; the Japan Memorial Day Association said that he was awarded with a special day because he has made more trips to Japan than any other Hollywood star.
Tom Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. Starting his career at the young age of 19 in the movie ‘Endless Love’. Cruise would later be featured in ‘Taps,’ ‘The Outsiders,’ and his first leading role in the romantic comedy ‘Risky Business’ in 1983.
But, the movie that launched his movie career was ‘Top Gun’ in 1986. Since 1996, Tom Cruise transformed himself into Ethan Hunt in the ‘Mission Impossible’ franchise, whose latest feature film, ‘Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation’ hit theaters in 2015.
But, in the last past thirty years Tom Cruise has become one of the most successful movie star in Hollywood.