March 22 in Pop Culture History Year Unknown – Diana of Themyscira, Wonder Woman, Born (made of clay) 1630 – The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlawed the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables. 1894 – The first championship series for Lord Stanley’s Cup was played in Montreal, Canada. The Montreal HC (Montreal Hockey Club) won […]
March 15 in Pop Culture History 44 BC – Gaius Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house, by 60 conspirators led by Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus. #bewaretheidesofmarch 1545 – First meeting of the Council of Trent, the ‘Counter-Reformation’. 1806 – A chondrite meteorite, carrying carbon-based, organic chemicals, was […]
March 11 in Pop Culture History 105 – Ts’ai Lun invented paper, in China. 1818 – Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was published. It is recognized as world’s first science fiction novel. 1864 – The Great Sheffield Flood killed 238 people in Sheffield, England. 1888 – Great Blizzard of 1888, […]
On the second Sunday in March, at 2 AM, most of the United States will set their clocks ahead one hour for the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. Residents of Arizona, Hawaii, U.S. territories Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will not participate in the festivities. About 75 countries participate with Daylight Saving Time, according… Read More
Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday. It refers to the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday when many Christians begin to fast for the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday. The feast of The Epiphany or The Three Kings closes the Christmas season and opens up a season of carnival. In some countries these carnivals […]
World Wild Life Day is a day that both wild plants and animals are celebrated and also a day to be aware of what human beings are doing to endanger the delicate balance of the world eco-system. The United Nations proclaimed March 3 as World Wildlife Day on December 20, 2013. Animals and plants are […]
(PCM) Morley, Hollywood’s favorite brand of fake cigarettes has quite the fascinating history. The brand made it’s first appearance on the big screen in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho and ever since Hollywood has been pay homage to the brand with countless references throughout the history of TV and film. iphone 8 Morley’s have appeared… Read More
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Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes And… The American Christmas TreeChristmas Trees In America (PCM) The New York Rockefeller Tree is probably America’s Most Famous. Each year, over a million locals and visitors, plus millions more on television since 1951, come to see the official lighting, now with over 40,000 lights and miles of… Read More
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More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?Who Is Santa Claus? (PCM) Greek native, Nicholas, born a few hundred years after Jesus Christ, had prior to that led a very righteous life, helping many people, particularly by providing children with gold coins. Raised as a devout Christian, Nicholas took all… Read More
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Thanksgiving Facts, Traditions & Trivia In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving. The fourth Thursday in November was officially sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday in 1941, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The ‘Thanksgiving” event that the Pilgrims had included about fifty Pilgrims and… Read More
The first week of July, 1982 had an amazing selection of films if you wanted to go to the movies… No major movies came out between July 1 and July 8 in 1982, mainly because they didn’t need to; May and June of 1982 had some of the most popular and influential films of all …
What is a Meme? What is a meme and where does a meme come from? Ask any person what a meme is and they will most likely either stumble through the question or struggle to articulate it’s exact meaning. In fact after reading this article, have some great fun with friends. Pose the question “What […]