Pop Culture Madness!
January Trivia
February Trivia
March Trivia
April Trivia
May Trivia
June Trivia
July Trivia
August Trivia
September Trivia
October Trivia
November Trivia
December Trivia

January 7th History

Click for the January Date

January 7th In Pop Culture History

1608 - Fire destroyed the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia

1714 - The world's first patent (#395) for a "Machine for Transcribing Letters" was granted in England by Queen Anne to Henry Mill. This first planned typewriter was never actually produced.

1830 - The 1st U.S. Railroad Station opened in Baltimore, MD

1927 - Commercial telephone service, via radio, began between New York and London.

1929 - Drawn by Hal Foster, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan comic strip 1st appeared

1929 - Buck Rogers, illustrate by Dick Calkins, appeared in newspaper comics.

1927 - The Harlem Globtrotters played their first game in Hinkley, Ill.

January 7, 1929 - Tarzan the Apeman, Comic Strip

January 7, 1934 - Flash Gordon, Comic Strip

1948 - Thomas Mantell reported seeing a UFO over Kentucky.

1950 - #1 Hit January 7, 1950 - January 13, 1950: Gene Autry - Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer

1962 - The Avengers premiered in ITV, in the UK

1966 - Gene Kiniski defeated long-time wrestling champ Lou Thesz to become NWA champion.

1975 - Broadway Show - Shenandoah (Musical) January 7, 1975

1980 - President Jimmy Carter authorized legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation.

January 7, 1983 Birthday (fictional) Grant Ward, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., TV

1990 - The Leaning Tower of Piza was closed, citing safety concerns, and after some repairs, reopened on June 16, 2001.

1994 - Cabin Boy was released in theaters.

January 7, 2002 - The Apple iBook was released.

2004 - The Apprentice premiered on NBC

2012 - #1 Hit January 7, 2012 - February 3, 2012: LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It

January 7, 2092 Birthday (fictional) Ellen Ripley, Alien/s, Film

January 7th
Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Millard Fillmore (1800)
Adolph Zukor (1873)
Henry Porten (1890)
Arnold Ridley (1896)
Art Baker (1898)
Kenneth Thomson (1899)
Alan Napier (1903)
Red Allen (1908, d.1967)
Butterfly McQueen (1911)
Charles Addams (1912)
Francis De Wolff (1913)
Shirley Ross (1913)
Vincent Gardenia (1922, d.1992)
William Peter Blatty (1928)
Terry Moore (1929)
Elliot Kastner (1933)
Eldee Young (1936)
Paul Revere (1938)
Robert Hicks (1941)
Leona Williams (1943)
Mike McGear (1944)
Andy Brown (1946)
Jann S Wenner (1946)
Kaz Lux (1948)
Kenny Loggins (1948)
Steven Williams (1949)
John Christopher Parry (1949)
Marshall Chapman (1949)
Anne Schedeen (1949)
Erin Gray (1950)
Earl Wilber Force "Wire" Lindo (1953)
Jodi Long (1954)
Sandra Bernhard (1955)
David Caruso (1956)
Katie Couric (1957)
Kristen Meadows (1957)
Reena Roy (1957)
Donna Rice (1958)
Linda Kozlowski (1958)
Kathy Valentine (1959)
David Marciano (1960)
Tierre Turner (1960)
Hallie Todd (1962)
Nicolas Cage (1964)
Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (1966, d.1999)
Mark Lemarr (1967)
David Yost (1969)
Doug E Doug (1970)
Jeremy Renner (1971)
Jennifer LeRoy (1974)
John Rich (1974)
Dustin Diamond (1977)
Michelle Behennah (1977)
John Gidding (1977)
Bipasha Basu (1979)
Mariangel Ruiz (1979)
Ryan Tedder (1979)
Robert Richard (1983)
Erin Reynolds (1985)
Lyndsy Fonseca (1987)
Haley Bennett (1988)
Robert Sheehan (1988)
Liam Aiken (1990)
Camryn Grimes (1990)
Max Morrow (1991)
Don't be redundant; don't use more words than necessary; it's highly superfluous.
"If you've wrecked one train, you've wrecked them all. "
-Charles Addams (via Uncle Fester)


Pop Culture News

PopCultureMadness.com is the center of the Pop Culture Madness network - your complete trivia and entertainment news resource.
Our motto: "All The Pop Culture News That Fits, We Print!"

The websites of the PCM Network add more information every day. Well, semi-regularly. If you don't see a link for what you're looking for, then it's your responsibility to write something up, and send it in.
Everything else © copyright 1999-2017 Pop Culture Madness, unless stated otherwise.

By the way, PCM does NOT allow frequent Pop up ads, Pop under ads, or sneaky spyware. Nor do we link to sites that have excessive Pop-ups, spyware or inappropriate (all ages) material. If you find one, please let us know and they are toast!

pop, as in 'popular' :(adjective) Pertaining to the common people, or the people as a whole as distinguished from any particular class.
Having characteristics attributed to the common people and intended for or suited to ordinary people.

culture:(noun) That which is excellent in the arts.
A particular stage of civilization. The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group.

madness: (noun) The state of being mad. insanity, senseless folly, intense excitement or enthusiasm.

Privacy Statement/Contact

TL;DR - Privacy Statement: We will not sell, give or share any personal information, including e-mail addresses, of any of our visitors to anyone outside of Pop Culture Madness. com or our affiliated network sites. We do not accept any stealth or spyware advertisers or third party sponsors of such programs. Pop Culture Madness. com and affiliated sites do not send spam, offer get-rich-quick schemes, offer or suggest "enhancement" devices or medications via e-mail.

For purposes of Review, we often (usually) get samples, press access and other 'inside information.'
Take that into account when you read a positive (or negative) Review, on PCM or anywhere on the internet.

PCM does use third-party advertising companies, such as google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies,
click here.