October 29 in Pop Culture History

October 29th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 29th History Highlights 1618 – English courtier Sir Walter Raleigh was beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England. 1969 – The first, early “internet” connection (ARPANET) was made between Stanford and UCLA Universities. By the end of the year, the University of California (Santa Barbara)… Read More

Monster Safety Tips

Monster Safety Tips Pop Culture, through fairy tales, books, and movies, has introduced us to frightening creatures of the night. Even though they can be scary, Pop Culture has also offered us cures for those things that scare us. I should start off with a disclaimer, these tips are for actual monsters, not regular people… Read More

October 27 in Pop Culture History

October 27th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 27th History Highlights 1682 – The City of Philadelphia was founded in Pennsylvania. 1787 – The First Federalist Papers were published in New York City. 1954 – The “Walt Disney” program opened on ABC. It was later called “Disneyland“, then “Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color“. 2004… Read More

Top 200 Horror Movies

Top 100 All-Time Horror Movies 1. Psycho (1960, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock 2. Get Out (2017, Directed by Jordan Peele) 3. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, Directed by Robert Wiene) 4. Us (2019, Directed by Jordan Peele) 5. Alien (1979, Directed by Ridley Scott) 6. The Shining (1980, Directed by Stanley Kubrick) 6. King… Read More

October 25 in Pop Culture History

October 25th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 25th History Highlights 1971 – Taiwan was expelled from the United Nations, and admitted China to the organization. 1972 – The FBI hired its first female agents – Joanne Pierce and Susan Roley 1983 – US Armed Forces invaded Grenada October 25 Birthday (fictional) Squidward, Spongebob Squarepants… Read More

October 22 in Pop Culture History

October 22nd History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 22nd History Highlights 1844 – End of World predicted by William Miller and his followers. #falsealarm 1883 – New York’s Metropolitan Opera House opened. 1962 – President John F. Kennedy addressed the country, demanding that Cuba removed Soviet missiles and equipment that had bee secretly placed on… Read More

October 21 in Pop Culture History

October 21st History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 21st History Highlights 1797 – Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution, launched. 1879 – Thomas Edison demonstrated his Incandescent Lightbulb. 1967 – 250 protestors stormed The Pentagon in Washington, DC. October 21, 2015 (fictional) Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited this year from 1985 in Back to the… Read More

October 16 in Pop Culture History

October 16th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 16th History Highlights 1793 – Queen Marie Antoinette was executed for ‘high treason’ during the French Revolution. 1859 – John Brown’s abolitionist raid took place at Harper’s Ferry, WV. October 16, 1997 (fiction) The Robinson family departed from Earth aboard the Jupiter II spacecraft and becomes Lost… Read More

October 13 in Pop Culture History

October 13th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 13th History Highlights 1269 – The present church building at Westminster Abbey was consecrated. 1775 – The United States Navy (Continental Navy) was authorized by the Second Continental Congress. 1792 – The cornerstone for the White House was laid. October 13, 1961 Birthday (fictional) Fox Mulder, The… Read More

October 12 in Pop Culture History

October 12th History, Trivia, and Fun Facts October 12th History Highlights 1279 – The Nichiren Shoshu branch of Buddhism was founded in Japan. 1492 – Christopher Columbus ‘discovered’ The Bahamas. 1773 – Eastern State Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia, the first in America, opened.. 1999 – As of this day, 6 billion people… Read More