TV Q&A: No, TV's 'Rudolph' isn't centuries old

  • by: Rich Heldenfels , Akron Beacon Journal
  • Updated: January 5, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Q: When I was a grade schooler in the early ’60s, teachers taught Roman numerals in math class. They must have stopped, because as long as I can remember, the opening credits of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” had the numerals MCLXIV, which is 1,164. If this was meant to be the year 1964, it should be MCMLXIV.

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