The classic comedy show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, premiered on this day–in 1969. And we’ve laughed since then.
The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.
The Beatles starred in their film feature-length film, A Hard Day’s Night, which was released (in the U.S.) on this day in 1964.
The iconic film that made millions afraid to go in the water, Jaws, was released on this day in 1975.
One of my favorite films of all-time, Jason & the Argonauts, was released on this day–in 1963. Featuring the superb stop-motion work of my cinematic hero, Ray Harryhausen, it is a feast for the eyes.
3 of my favorites were born today:
Harlan Ellison (1934)
Christopher Lee (1922)
Vincent Price (1911)
The classic, King Kong, made its New York premiere on this day–in 1933. (It was released nationwide on April 7th).
It’s also Willis O’Brien’s birthday (who created the marvelous stop-motion effects for the film). He was born in 1886.