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Historical Happening – The Twilight Zone

Posted in art, books, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creepy, dark, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, legends, life, macabre, monsters, movies, music, News, scary, sci-fi, science, syfy, TV, Uncategorized, weird, wisdom, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.

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Historical Happening – A Hard Day’s Night (Beatles film)

Posted in Albums, beatles, comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, history, LP, music, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 08/11/2017 by Edward Brock

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.

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Historical Happening – Disco Demolition

Posted in Albums, art, collectibles, frustrate, history, life, LP, music, News, people, pet peeves, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 07/12/2017 by Edward Brock

A bunch of idiots destroyed records, damaged a baseball field, and forced the White Sox into forfeiting a game–all because they didn’t like a particular style of music. Proof that stupidity has always been with us.

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Historical Happening – Jaws

Posted in adventure, art, books, box office, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creature features, fiction, Film, history, horror, horror films, literature, monster movies, monsters, movies, music, ocean, scary, sea, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 06/20/2017 by Edward Brock

The iconic film that made millions afraid to go in the water, Jaws, was released on this day in 1975.

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Historical Happening – Monterey Pop

Posted in Albums, art, Cool Stuff, funk, history, legends, life, LP, music, News, people, radio, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 06/16/2017 by Edward Brock

50 years ago today (in 1967), the Monterey International Pop Festival brought The Jimi Hendrix Experience and The Who to American audiences–kick-starting the “Summer of Love“.

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Historical Happening – Pac-Man Debuts

Posted in art, Cool Stuff, Games, history, kids, News, technology, toys, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 05/22/2017 by Edward Brock

The hugely popular video game, Pac-Man, debuted on this day (in Japan), in 1980. It would make its way to North America in October of the same year.

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Historical Happening – Jackson 5 on American Bandstand

Posted in Albums, art, Cool Stuff, funk, history, legends, LP, music, News, radio, soundtracks, TV, Uncategorized, youtube with tags , , , , , , , , on 02/21/2017 by Edward Brock

The Jackson 5 made their TV debut on American Bandstand–on this day in 1970.

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