September 18 in Pop Culture History

September 18 in Pop Culture History

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1793 – George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 – Baseball ruled that a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 – The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) …

September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History

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1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …

The First Three Episodes Of The Hit Show ‘Heels’ Will Be Available To Stream For Free Tomorrow

 STARZ announced today that the first three episodes of the critically acclaimed wrestling drama “Heels,” starring Stephen Amell and Alexander Ludwig, will be available to stream for free on Facebook, YouTube and the STARZ App beginning Friday, September 17 (12:01am ET on STARZ app; 8:00am PT on Facebook and YouTube). The episodes will also be available on Amazon, Apple, Att, Century Link, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Dish, Dtv, Google, Roku, Sling, Verizon And

Walking Dead Season Seven Trailer Is Here

Season seven of the hit show Fear The Walking Dead will be premiering on  Sunday, October 17 at 9:00 p.m. ET/8c on AMC with all episodes available one week early on AMC+, beginning October 10. AMC also announced that actress and director Aisha Tyler, who directed an episode of Fear the Walking Dead in Season 6, is set to appear in Season 7.

Teddy (John Glover) brought about his vision of …

September 16 in Pop Culture History

September 16 in Pop Culture History

1620 – The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims.

1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.

1908 – William C. Durant. founded General Motors.

1953 – 20th Century-Fox released The Robe, using its new wide-screen stereophonic film process.

1964 – Shindig (a pop music show) premiered on ABC.

1972 – #1 Hit September 16, 1972 – September 22, 1972: Three

September 15 in Pop Culture History

September 15 in Pop Culture History

1949 – The Lone Ranger premiered on ABC-TV, starring Clayton Moore.

1959 – Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. for an unprecedented visit.

1962 – #1 Hit September 15, 1962 – October 19, 1962: The Four SeasonsSherry

1963 – A church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killed four young black girls, 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley and 11-year-old Denise McNair. After decades of …

Mastodon, Opeth Plot 2021 Fall Tour

The bands last toured together in 2012

Mastodon [Jimmy Hubbard]

Mastodon have announced a fall North American tour with Opeth. The trek kicks off on November 14 in Daytona Beach, FL with performances at Welcome to Rockville. The run wraps up on December 5 at Mission Ballroom in Denver, CO. Zeal & Ardor will support all dates.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 17 at 10am via MastodonRocks.com/Tour.

A special Blabbermouth.net Pre-Sale begins September …

September 14 in Pop Culture History

September 14 in Pop Culture History

1752 – Yesterday was September 2nd, in Great Britain and the American Colonies, but with the switchover from the Julian to Gregorian calendar, it became September 14 in all of western civilization.

1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner which later became the United States’ national anthem.

1868 – Tom Morris, at Prestwick’s 8th hole, was credited with Golf’s 1st recorded hole-in-one.

1901 – The first …

September 13 in Pop Culture History

September 13 in Pop Culture History

1928 – Okeechobee Hurricane, east coast USA

1952 – #1 Hit September 13, 1952 – October 17, 1952: Jo StaffordYou Belong To Me

1961 – Car 54 – Where are You? premiered on NBC.

1963 – The Outer Limits premiered on ABC.

1965 – The Today Show (NBC) broadcasted in all-color for the first time.

1969 – Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! premiered on TV.

1970 – …

Shinedown Put On A Spectacle With Ayron Jones At The Met In Philadelphia

The multi-platinum rockers are still one of music’s hottest tickets

Shinedown [Matt Bishop Photo]

On the 20th anniversary of September 11, Shinedown lived up to their name and served as a light on a day overshadowed by a dark cloud. They put on an absolute spectacle last night at The Met in Philadelphia. The multi-platinum rockers powered through a hit-filled set that fans have been in need of for over a year. With rising star …

September 12 in Pop Culture History – National Chocolate Milkshake Day

September 12 in Pop Culture History

1609 – Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River.

1910 – Alice Stebbin Wells was hired as America’s first actual female police officer, in Los Angeles.

1940 – The Lascaux Cave Paintings, about 17,300 year old, were found in southwestern France.

1952 – The Flatwoods Monster was described by several children in Flatwoods, West Virginia. Their mother, Kathleen may also reported seeing a ten foot creature.

1954 …

September 11 in Pop Culture History

September 11 in Pop Culture History

1950 – Dick Tracy debuted on ABC.

1954 – The Miss America contest was aired for the first time on television, hosted by Bob Russell. Lee Meriwether, was crowned Miss America 1955.

1959 – Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for Americans in need.

1961 – World Wildlife Fund was founded.

1962 – The Beatles recorded their first single Love Me Do.

1966 – The Rolling Stones …