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Canada DayCanada DayTop 10 Symbols of Canada
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1863
American Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg begins American Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg begins (1863)American Civil War: History, Key Figures and Battles

1921
The Communist Party of China is founded The Communist Party of China is founded (1921)The History and Rise of China

1945
Birthday of Debbie HarryBirthday of Debbie Harry (1945).Top 10 Frontwomen in Rock

1951
Birthday of the Village People's Victor WillisOriginal lead singer of the Village People, Victor Willis, is born (1951).Top 10 Masked Musicians

1952
Birthday of Dan AykroydBirthday of Dan Aykroyd (1952)Dan Aykroyd Talks About His Wines
Top 10 Canadian Comedians
Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

1952
First KFC franchise restaurant opensFirst KFC franchise restaurant opens in Salt Lake City, Utah (1952)Top 10 American Fast Food Chains

1953
Release: Stalag 17 is releasedStalag 17 is released (1953).Top 10 Prison Escape Films

1961
Birthday of Princess DianaDiana Frances Spencer is born in in Sandringham. She grows up to marry Prince Charles and become the Princess of Wales, and does good for charitable causes prior to her death in 1997.Princess Diana Biography: Life and Death

1966
Comic book debut of The Black Panther.Comic book debut of The Black Panther. This superhero and Avengers team member first arrived in Fantastic Four issue #52.Superhero Origins: Black Panther

1973
Comic book debut of Blade in The Tomb of Dracula #10.Comic book debut of Blade in The Tomb of Dracula #10. Blade is a superhero and vampire hunter in the Marvel Comics Universe.Superhero Origins: Blade

1973
Death of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #121.Death of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #121. This shocking moment in which Peter Parker's love interest dies as a result of Spider-Man's attempt top save her.Top 10 Shocking Moments In Comic Books

1982
Release of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five song The MessageRelease of the song 'The Message' from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious FiveTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1984
The Sony Walkman is first releasedThe Sony Walkman is first released (1984)Top 10 Trends of the 1980s

1991
Release: Terminator 2: Judgment DayThe film Terminator 2: Judgment Day is released (1991)Top 10 Dramatic Slow Motion Scenes
Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s

1993
Bane Breaks Batman's Back in Batman Vol.1 #497.Bane Breaks Batman's Back in Batman Vol.1 #497. This iconic issue remains a highlight in Batman history and was featured in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises.Top 10 Shocking Moments In Comic Books

1998
Release: ArmageddonThe film Armageddon is released (1998)Top 10 Movies Where the Protagonist Dies
Top 10 Unlikely Movie Sequels
Top 10 Astronaut Movies
Top 10 Copycat Movies

1998
Theatrical release of Armageddon.Theatrical release of Armageddon. This action film showcased a mining team's mission to prevent an asteroid from destroying the Earth.Top 10 Heroic Movie Sacrifices

2004
Death of Marlon BrandoDeath of Marlon Brando (2004)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors
Top 10 Marlon Brando Performances
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors

2009
Release: Public EnemiesThe film Public Enemies is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

2010
Release: The Last AirbenderThe film The Last Airbender is released (2010)Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time
Top 10 Career Ruining Movies
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