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Happy World Dracula Day! Today is the day in 1897 that Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel Dracula was published! Stoker apparently got the idea for his novel from a nightmare he had, which was caused by eating too much
According to a new survey, less than half of Americans know the true meaning behind Memorial Day. Let’s change that, shall we? First things first, we celebrate Memorial Day to honor and mourn the men and women
Happy Throwback Thursday! Today we’re featuring the year 1970, which is the year that American Top 40, hosted by Casey Kasem started! The show launched on July 4, 1970 and was loosely based on the TV show Your Hit
On this day in 1873, Levi Strauss and his partner Jacob Davis were awarded a patent for the world’s first blue jeans! Although denim work pants had been worn as workwear for many years, the addition of
For the second week in a row, we have 2 celebrity deaths to start the week! Yesterday, Ken Osmond, best known for playing Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver, passed away at the age of 76. He
This is the second week we’re starting out with a celebrity death! Last week it was Little Richard and Jerry Stiller, and this week, it’s Fred Willard, who passed away May 15 at the age of 86.
On this day in 1905, the city of Las Vegas was founded! The settlement was founded after the opening of a railroad that linked Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. The town was officially incorporated in 1911,
Happy Throwback Thursday! Today we’re featuring the year 1980. That’s the year that Big League Chew was introduced! It was created by a pitcher for the Portland Mavericks named Rob Nelson. In the summer of 1977, he
Happy Top Gun Day! The inspiration for the movie came from a magazine article about the life of fighter pilots at a flight school at Naval Air Station Miramar in San Diego. The U.S. Navy made several
In yet more sad news, comedic genius Jerry Stiller passed away yesterday at the age of 92. Born in Brooklyn, Stiller graduated from Syracuse University after returning from serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.