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.
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.