Creatures in Space – Space Dogs and Monkeys

By | Nov 29, 2010

The Russian Sputnik space program began the Space Race between the two world powers, the United States and the Soviet Union. On August 19, 1960 with the launch of Sputnik 5 and its return the next day, the first creatures, two dogs, 40 mice, 2 rats and several plants becoming the first Earth-born creatures to […]

Doctor Who

By | Nov 23, 2010

The television character Doctor Who first debuted on British Television on November 23, 1963. It was called An Unearthly Child starring William Hartwell as the Doctor. Doctor Who is a wanderer in space and time, the only surviving members of his race. He is called a Time Lord traveling in a dimensionally transcendental time machine […]

Books On The Kennedy Assassination

By | Nov 22, 2010

One of the most written about day is the Assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.  Here are some of the hundreds if not thousands of books dealing with the assassination. The Warren Commission Report: Report Of The President’s Commission On The Assassination Of President […]

It’s a Blue Moon

By | Nov 21, 2010

It’s commonly thought that a Blue Moon occurs when there are two full moons in the same month. This hasn’t always been the meaning of a ‘Blue Moon’. In 1946 an article by James Hugh Pruett appeared in Sky & Telescope March edition mistakenly referring to a Blue Moon as being the second full moon […]

Mickey Mouse’s Firsts

By | Nov 18, 2010

The first Mickey Mouse sound cartoon was Steamboat Willie, released on November 18, 1928. Steamboat Willie, a parody of the Buster Keaton film Steamboat Bill Jr., is often listed as Mickey’s debut. This film was the first cartoon to feature Mickey Mouse that was widely distributed. Earlier in 1928 Disney produced two silent cartoons that […]

Lionel Barrymore

By | Nov 15, 2010

Lionel Barrymore was born on April 28, 1878. He was the eldest of the children of actors Georgiana Drew and Maurice Barrymore. Maurice Barrymore legal name was Herbert Arthur Chamberlayne Blythe and Lionel’s birth name was Lionel Blythe. His siblings Ethel and John as well as Georgina Drew’s parents, brothers and sister all were actors. […]

The Queen

By | Nov 14, 2010

Upon the death of her father, King George VI, on February 6, 1952 his oldest child Elizabeth Alexandra Mary became Queen Elizabeth II, queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon. She actually is the queen regnant of sixteen independent states and their territories. Queen Elizabeth II was born […]

Milton Bradley

By | Nov 8, 2010

Milton Bradley is one of the big names associated with board games and with games in general. The man that started the company, Milton Bradley, was born on November 8, 1836. Bradley began his career as a draftsman, although he struggled to get the education he needed. Drafting was a not to his suiting and […]

Radio Station KDKA

By | Nov 2, 2010

On November 2nd 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the Radio Station KDKA began broadcasting. It was the first commercial radio station. KDKA is an AM station broadcasting on 1020 kHz at 50kilowatt. The station is currently owned by CBS Radio. Announcer Leo Rosenberg along with engineer William Thomas, telephone line operator John Frazier and standby R.S. […]

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