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May 25th In Pop Culture History

1878 - Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opened at the Opera Comique in London.

1935 - At Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hit his 714th (and final) home run.

1961 - President John F. Kennedy declared "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space program in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important in the long-range exploration of space; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish."

1968 - The Saint Louis Gateway Arch was dedicated.

1977 - Star Wars opened Memorial Day weekend, marking the biggest entertainment juggernaut in modern popular culture.

1977 - Chinese government removed the ban on the works of William Shakespeare, the biggest entertainment juggernaut in the Elizabethan era.

1985 # 1 Hit May 25, 1985 - June 7, 1985: Wham! - Everything She Wants

1986 - Hands Across America took place.

1991 # 1 Hit May 25, 1991 - June 7, 1991: Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry

1992 - Jay Leno made his debut as the new host of The Tonight Show.

1994 - George Swanson was buried in Brush Creek Cemetery, in the driver's seat of his 1984 white Corvette in Hempfield County, Pennsylvania.

1996 - Sublime singer/guitarist Bradley Nowel died from a heroin overdose. He was not 27

2005 - Carrie Underwood won season four of America Idol on FOX.

2011- Oprah Winfrey hosted the final episode of her syndicated daytime show.

May 25th
Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Jamie Kennedy (1970)
Mike Myers (1960)
Jessi Colter (1943
Beverly Sills (1929)
Lauryn Hill (1975)
Paul Weller (1958)
Colbie Caillat (1985)
Connie Sellecca (1955)
Hal David (1921)
Monica Keena (1974)
Ian McKellen (1939)
Frank Oz (1944)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803)
Anne Heche (1969)
Claude Akins (1918 - 1994)
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired".



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