July 11 in Pop Culture History

July 11 in Pop Culture History

1796 – The United States took possession of Detroit from Great Britain under terms of the Jay Treaty.

1798 – The United States Marine Corps was re-established (they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War).

1889 – Tijuana, Mexico, was founded.

1893 – The first cultured pearl was created under the direction of Kokichi Mikimoto, in Japan.

1914 – Babe Ruth made his debut in Major League Baseball …

July 10 in Pop Culture History

July 10 in Pop Culture History

1553 – Lady Jane Grey began her 9 day reign on the throne of England.

1892 – The first concrete-paved street was built, on Court Avenue, around the Logan County Court House, in Bellefountaine, Ohio.

1913 – Death Valley, California, hits 134 °F (57 °C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.

1921 – (Sunday) Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people were killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and …

Ryan Gosling To Take On The Role Of Wolfman

One of the last time that Universal Pictures explored their “Dark Universe” was with the release of the “Invisible Man”. The film ended up being a big success for the studio, so they are now furthering this exploration with the focusing on yet another creature from the dark side with the Wolfman.

Many rumors began swirling online about the casting for the upcoming project, but it has now been made official. Actor Ryan Gosling will …

Javicia Leslie Cast As The New ‘Batwoman’

After much speculation, it has been revealed that Warner Bros. Television, The CW, and Berlanti Productions have revealed that Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman.

Javicia will make her debut in the iconic cape and cowl when “Batwoman” returns to The CW for its second season in January 2021, airing Sundays at 8:00–9:00 pm ET/PT.

With this casting news, it has also been revealed that Javicia will become the first Black actress …

Glee Actress Naya Rivera Presumed Dead After Boating Disappearance At California Lake

Sadly, it appears that the authorities have turned their rescue mission into a recovery mission as the search continues for missing actress Naya Rivera, who is best known for playing the character of Santana on FOX’s “Glee”.

Rivera is now presumed dead after she disappeared at a lake in southern California after taking a boating and swimming trip with her four-year-old son.

According to the Ventura County sheriff’s office, “We’re presuming that an accident happened …

Netflix Cancels ‘Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’

We are saddened that it has been revealed that Netflix has canceled “Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina” and the series will come to a conclusion with part 4. The final season will consist of only eight episodes.

Netflix says that the final season will begin streaming sometime in late 2020 and promises as “spooky, sexy & supernatural series finale”.

Part 4 will see The Eldritch Terrors descending their way on Greendale and the coven must fight …

Danny Wimmer Presents Requests Support for National Independent Venue Association

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We thank you for always being such a great supporter of Danny Wimmer Presents.  These have been trying times for everyone, and your continued support means so much to us.

We’re a part of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), which was formed to try to save independent venues and promoters across the country. We were the first to close and will be the last to fully reopen.

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July 9 in Pop Culture History

July 9 in Pop Culture History

1540 – King Henry VIII of England annulled the marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

1595 – Johannes Kepler published Mysterium cosmographicum (Mystery of the Cosmos)

1776 – George Washington ordered the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York, New York, for the first time.

1815 – The first developed natural gas well in the U.S. was …

Letters To Tune In Alert

Letters To is a wonderful, inspirational new series on Facebook Watch. The series, which airs weekly, surprises super fans with visits from their favorite authors. This week’s episode (airing tonight)will feature Ann M. Martin, who is best known for writing The Baby-Sitters Club series.
Here is the link to the episode, which will go live at 6pm ET/3pm PT today: https://www.facebook.com/PICTURESTART/videos/813895782475554/

The Big List of TV & Movie Spoilers

(aMyth) What happened?
We’ll explain it right here. Almost every story, mystery or question in literature is answered in our Spoiler List below. And if they’re not on the list, you can add via comments.
You may never have to watch another movie or television show again.

Cinderella1. The butler did it.

2. Chief Brody kills the shark.

3. The shoe fits.

4. Everybody dies.

5. Maggie is the one who shot Mr. Burns.

6. …

Five Fave: Rock Singles Of 2020 So Far

2020 has been a tumultuous year, to say the least. A worldwide pandemic, an historic human rights movement, and the death of legendary musicians has rocked the world unlike any year in recent memory. Live concerts, festivals and tours have come to a stop. Planned album release cycles have been put on hold. Several artists have released singles that help us connect and deal with the issues that 2020 has forced upon us. These are …

July 8 in Pop Culture History

July 8 in Pop Culture History

1776 – The Liberty Bell rang at Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, inviting citizens to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.

1800 – Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse gave the smallpox vaccination to his son, Daniel. It was performed in the US, using cowpox serum to prevent smallpox.

1876 – White supremacists killed five Black Republicans in Hamburg, South Carolina.

1889 – The first issue …