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May 21st History

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May 21st In Pop Culture History

1863 - Organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan.

1955 - George B. Hansburg of Walker Valley, N.Y. was issued a patent (#2,793,036) for his invention of an improved pogo stick.

1975 - Carol Burnett was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1977 - Broadway Show - Gemini (Play) May 21, 1977

1977 # 1 Hit May 21, 1977 - June 10, 1977: Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke

1980 - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back was released in theaters. At the time, we just called it The Empire Strikes Back.

1980 - The Coyote finally caught the Road Runner. link

1980 - President Jimmy Carter declared a state of emergency at Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York - a toxic dumping site for Hooker Chemicals and Plastics.

1983 # 1 Hit May 21, 1983 - May 27, 1983: David Bowie - Let's Dance

1992- The first episode of The Real World aired on MTV

1992- The final episode of MacGyver aired on ABC

1992 - Johnny Carson hosted The Tonight Show for the last time.

1994 # 1 Hit May 21, 1994 - August 5, 1994: All-4-One - I Swear

1999- All My Children actress Susan Lucci finally received an Emmy award for her role as Erica Kane. She had been previously nominated a record 18 times with no win.

2005 - The tallest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka opened at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township, New Jersey.

2008 - David Cook won American Idol season seven.

2001 - Radio broadcaster/preacher Harold Camping predicted that the world would end today. It didn't.

2011 # 1 Hit May 21, 2011 - July 8, 2011: Adele - Rolling in the Deep

May 21st
Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies:

Lisa Edelstein (1966)
Notorious B.I.G. (1972)
Harold Robbins (1916)
Judge Reinhold (1957)
Mr T. (1952)
Fats Waller (1904)
Robert Momtgomery (1904)
Nick Cassavetes (1959)
Sam Jaffe (1901 - 2000)
Raymond Burr (1917 - 1993)
Kitchens don't have light switches.
When entering a kitchen at night, you should open the fridge door and use that light instead.


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