August 14 in Pop Culture History

August 14 in Pop Culture History

1888 – An audio recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan’s “The Lost Chord”, one of the first recordings of music ever made, was played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison’s phonograph in London, England.

1893 – France became the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.

1933 – Oxydol’s Own Ma Perkins debuted on Cincinnati’s WLW and became the first successful national radio soap opera.

1935 – Franklin …

The Story Of WWE’s Most Notorious Double-Cross

(PCM) Some of you may have heard of what has become known as wrestling entertainments most notorious double-cross! It is most often referred to as the “Montreal Screwjob” or the “Montreal Incident”, but do you know what really happened or just who is to blame?  Much of that still remains a mystery as no one wants to take on full blame for the incident, but either way the “Montreal Screwjob” has gone down in WWE …

Doro on Monsters Of Rock Cruise X 2020

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The 10th annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise (AKA MORC X) set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on February 8, 2020. The Royal Caribbean ship Independence of the Seas was the home to 50 rock and roll bands, and thousands of their fans, over 5 nights at sea. The cruise stopped in Belize and Cozumel, Mexico when it was not rocking through the high seas.

Doro ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

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Motionless In White Release ‘Another Life / Eternally Yours: Motion Picture Collection’

MOTIONLESS IN WHITE RELEASE ANOTHER LIFE/ETERNALLY YOURS: MOTION PICTURE COLLECTION EP

“ANOTHER LIFE: MOTION PICTURE COLLECTION” (FEAT. KERLI) OFFICIAL VIDEO STREAMING NOW 

Today, Motionless In White have unveiled a new EP, entitled Another Life/Eternally Yours: Motion Picture Collection. Produced by Justin Deblieck and mixed by Steve Sopchack, the EP is available now on all streaming platforms.

The band commented on the new project, saying, “With all of the down time of not touring,

August 13 in Pop Culture History

August 13 in Pop Culture History

1521 – Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes captured Aztec leader Tlatoani Cuauhtémoc and conquered the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.

1868 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Arica, Chile

1889 – Samuel Leeds Allen was issued a patent (#408,681) for his Flexible Flyer sled.

1898 – Carl Gustav Witt discoverd 433 Eros, the first near-Earth asteroid to be seen.

1918 – Opha Mae Johnson was the first woman to enlist in the United States …

August 12 in Pop Culture History

August 12 in Pop Culture History

30 BC – Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, committed suicide, by means of an asp bite.

1851 – Isaac Singer was granted a patent (#8,294) for his sewing machine.

1877 – Asaph Hall discovered the Mars moon Deimos.

1883 – The last quagga, a kind of zebra, died at the Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1984, the quagga was the first …

D-A-D on Monsters Of Rock Cruise X 2020

DAD ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

The 10th annual Monsters Of Rock Cruise (AKA MORC X) set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on February 8, 2020. The Royal Caribbean ship Independence of the Seas was the home to 50 rock and roll bands, and thousands of their fans, over 5 nights at sea. The cruise stopped in Belize and Cozumel, Mexico when it was not rocking through the high seas.

DAD ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

D-A-D …

August 11 in Pop Culture History

August 11 in Pop Culture History

3114 BC – The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used by several pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations, began. This was the calendar that caused the Friday, December 21, 2012 ‘end of the world’ fears.

1858 – The Eiger in the Bernese Alps was ascended for the first time by Charles Barrington, along with Christian Almer and Peter Bohren.

1929 – Babe Ruth became the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs …

Hatfield And McCoy Descendants Unearth The Site Of Their Families 1888 Ambush

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(PCM) Nearly everyone knows the story of the infamous Hatfield And McCoy family feud that claimed at least a dozen lives leading up to an ambush that took place in 1888 and did not officially come to an end until the descendants of both families signed a truce in 2003. Many believe that the actual feud began during the Civil War, but there were many dispute that popped up between the two families over timber …

Bon Jovi Responds To The Times With ‘2020’ Album

Bon Jovi had big plans for 2020. They had a new album ready to be released on May 15, 2020. They had a big summer arena tour scheduled for June and July. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck and caused a global lockdown, those plans were put on hold. The tour was cancelled. Then the Black Lives Matter movement gained momentum and started to gain worldwide support for social justice and equality. With no tour dates …

August 10 in Pop Culture History

August 10 in Pop Culture History

1519 – Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Seville, Spain to circumnavigate the globe.

1675 – The foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, England was laid.

1846 – The Smithsonian Institution was chartered by the United States Congress.

1873 – Louvre Museum opened in France.

1932 – An 11 pound chondrite-type meteorite broke into several pieces and landed near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.…