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31 years ago today, the movie Die Hard was released! The action/Christmas movie was based on a 1979 novel called Nothing Lasts Forever. Bruce Willis was hardly the directors first choice for the lead – Arnold Schwarznegger, Richard Gere, Clint Eastwood,
Happy Throwback Thursday! Today, we’re featuring the year 1979, the year The Dukes of Hazzard premiered on CBS! The show was originally intended to film 9 episodes and run as mid-season filler, but it went on to air a
It’s the end of an era – today, the last iconic Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Puebla, Mexico. Volkswagen literally translates to “people’s car” in German, and was the brainchild of Adolf Hitler, who
Self-made billionaire, philanthropist and one time presidential hopeful Ross Perot passed away today at the age of 89. He was one of the most successful 3rd party presidential candidates in history when he ran in 1992. With
After 67 years, Mad magazine is stopping publication. It was recently announced that after the release of the August issue, the magazine will be sold exclusively via subscription and comic book stores. The magazine was known for its mascot,
On this day in 1953, the first Corvette was assembled at a Chevrolet plant in Flint, Michigan. It’s known as America’s Sports Car, and holds the title for the longest-running, continuously produced passenger car. Learn more here.
Happy Throwback Thursday! This week, we’re spotlighting the year 1987. One of the biggest movies that year was Dirty Dancing, starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. Learn more here.
Happy 200th Birthday Abner Doubleday – who did not invent baseball!
On this day in 1844, President John Tyler married Julia Gardner, becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office. It was Tyler’s second marriage, and Julia was 30 years his junior. The two were first
Today is World UFO Day – because, on this day in 1947, aviator Kenneth Arnold reported what is considered to be the first widely reported UFO sighting in the U.S. While flying new Mount Rainier in Washington,