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.

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