Back in the Day-Cinderella Could Have Killed Disney, Don’t Mess With the Bull You’ll Get the Horns, and Broadcast Yourself [VIDEO]
Back on February 15th, two of my all time favorite movies were released. The phenomenon of video taping yourself and posting it started and lots more!
1764 – The great city of ST. LOUIS was established in Missouri as a French trading post by some French guy (Pierre Laclade Ligue).
1950 – Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” opened in theaters. It cost $3 MILLION to make and insiders said that if the movie had flopped, Disney Studios would have gone bankrupt and CLOSED.
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1965 – NAT KING COLE died from lung cancer in Santa Monica, California, at age 45. His death spun his precious daughter NATALIE out of control and into a life of heroin.
1969 – SLY & THE FAMILY STONE’S “Everyday People” hit #1 on the pop chart!
1978 – LEON SPINKS defeated MUHAMMAD ALI for the World Heavyweight Championship.
1979 – “Saturday Night Fever” won a GRAMMY for Album of the Year, and the BEE GEES took home awards for Best Pop Group and Best Arrangement for Voices for “Staying Alive”.
(–BILLY JOEL’S “Just The Way You Are” won Record and Song of the Year.)
1984 – ETHEL MERMAN died in her sleep of natural causes. She was a very sexy 76 years old.
1985 – “The Breakfast Club” was released starring Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy.
1992 – The 100th episode of “Cops” aired on Fox!!!
1992 – MICHAEL JACKSON was crowned an African king by villagers of Krinjabo, Ivory Coast. Unfortunately, King Michael insulted his subjects by removing his royal robe immediately after the ceremony.
1992 – JEFFREY DAHMER was found sane and guilty of the brutal sex-torture murders of at least 15 men. The judge sentenced him to 15 consecutive life prison terms. (–He only served two years, because he was BEATEN TO DEATH by a fellow inmate in 1994.)
2000 – Fox aired the nightmare known as “Who Wants To Marry A Multimillionaire?”
2001 – The magazine “Nature” published the first draft of the complete HUMAN GENOME PROJECT.
2005 – YOUTUBE was launched in the U.S.
2010 – ALEXANDRE BILODEAU won the first gold medal for Canada on their home soil during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He took first place in freestyle skiing moguls.