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January 12


Jan 12
1944
Birthday of Joe Frazier Birthday of Joe Frazier (1944)Joe Frazier Bio: The Life and Career of Smokin' Joe

1951
Birthday of Kirstie AlleyBirthday of Kirstie Alley (1951)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

1951
Birthday of Rush Limbaugh Birthday of Rush Limbaugh (1951)Top 10 Angry U.S. Conservatives

1965
Birthday of Rob Zombie Birthday of Rob Zombie (1965)Rob Zombie On His Film Career

1966
The TV series Batman airs its first episodeThe TV series Batman airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

1969
Release: Led Zeppelin debut album is releasedLed Zeppelin album is released (1969)Top 10 Led Zeppelin Songs
Top 10 Debut Rock Albums

1969
Super Bowl III is heldSuper Bowl III is held (1969)Top 10 Sports Upsets

1970
Birthday of Zack de la RochaBirthday of Zack de la Rocha (1970)Top 10 Artists Whose Songs Sound the Same
Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1990s

1970
Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan is bornWu-Tang Clan member Raekwon is born (1970)Top 10 Wu-Tang Clan Songs
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1971
The TV series All in the Family airs its first episodeThe TV series All in the Family airs its first episode (1971)Top 10 Sitcoms of All Time
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s

1974
Birthday of Aaron SeltzerBirthday of Aaron Seltzer (1974)Top 10 Worst Hollywood Directors

1975
The TV series The Jeffersons airs its first episodeThe TV series The Jeffersons airs its first episode (1975)Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

1996
Release: Bio-DomeThe film Bio-Dome is released (1996)Top 10 Worst Comedy Movies
Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time

1997
Premiere of King of the HillThe TV series King of the Hill airs its first episode (1997)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV
Top 10 Adult Cartoons
Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV

1997
Release: The TV series King of the Hill airs its first episodeThe TV series King of the Hill airs its first episode (1997)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

1999
Release: Britney Spears' debut album, ...Baby One More Time is releasedBritney Spears' debut album, ...Baby One More Time is released (1999)Top 10 Trends of the 1990s
Britney Spears Vs. Christina Aguilera: Music Showdown

2001
Release: Sexy BeastThe film Sexy Beast is released (2001)Top 10 Ben Kingsley Performances

2004
Release: Take Me Out by Franz FerdinandTake Me Out by Franz Ferdinand (2004)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

2010
Haiti earthquake kills 316,000 The 2010 Haiti earthquake occurs killing an estimated 316,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince (2010)Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years

2014
All remaining corporate-owned Blockbuster stores closedAll remaining corporate-owned Blockbuster stores closed (2014)Top 10 Businesses Killed by the Internet

2014
The TV series True Detective airs its first episodeThe TV series True Detective airs its first episode (2014)Top 10 Matthew McConaughey Performances (REDUX)

February 12


Feb 12
The NAACP is founded The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded (1909)History of the Civil Rights Movement

1809
Birthday of Abraham LincolnBirthday of Abraham Lincoln (1809)Abraham Lincoln: Life and Death
Top 10 Iconic Americans
Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1931
Release: DraculaThe film Dracula is released (1931)Top 10 Classic Movie Monsters

1934
Birthday of Bill RussellBirthday of Bill Russell, a retired American professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).Top 10 Unbreakable Records: Part 1

1939
Birthday of Ray ManzarekBirthday of Ray Manzarek [The Doors] (1939)The History of The Doors
Top 10 The Doors Songs

1980
Birthday of Christina RicciBirthday of Christina Ricci (1980)Top 10 Underrated Actresses

1990
North American release of Super Mario Bros. 3.North American release of Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES (1990)Top 10 Mario Games
Top 10 NES Games

1992
The Seinfeld episode The Boyfriend first airsThe Seinfeld episode The Boyfriend first airs (1992)Top 10 Seinfeld Episodes

1993
Release: Dead AliveThe film Dead Alive is released in the U.S. (1993)Top 10 Creative Horror Movie Weapons

1999
Bill Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial (1999)Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

2000
Death of Charles M. Schulz Death: Charles M. Schulz (2000)The Origins of Charlie Brown

2000
Death of Screamin' Jay HawkinsDeath of Screamin' Jay Hawkins (2000)Top 10 Halloween Songs

2013
Debut of Aliens Colonial Marines.Debut of Aliens Colonial Marines. This poorly received first-person shooter had been in development from as far back as the year 2000.Top 10 Games in Development Hell
Aliens: Colonial Marines: Everything You Should Know

March 12


Mar 12
Birth of Frank Welker.Birth of Mel Blanc. He was an American voice actor and comedian best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. as the voices of various Looney Tunes characters, including Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.Top 10 Voice Actors in Film and TV

The Girl Scouts of the USA are foundedThe Girl Guides (later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA) are founded in the United States (1912)How To Make Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies: Recipe

1923
Birthday of Mae YoungBirthday of Mae Young (1923)Top 10 Female Wrestlers

1947
Truman Doctrine seeks to stem spread of Communism The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism (1947)Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War

1953
Birthday of Ron JeremyBirthday of Ron Jeremy (1953)Top 10 Celebrity Mustaches

1956
Birthday of Steve HarrisBirthday of Steve Harris, founder and bassist of Iron Maiden (1956)The History of Iron Maiden
Top 10 Iron Maiden Songs
Top 10 Rock Bassists
Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands

1971
Release: The Andromeda StrainThe film The Andromeda Strain is released (1971)Top 10 Movie Outbreaks

1978
Death of John CazaleDeath of John Cazale (1978)Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

1987
Release: Les Miserables premieres on BroadwayMusical 'Les Miserables' premieres on Broadway at The Broadway TheatreTop 10 Broadway Musicals

1991
Release: R.E.M. album, Out of Time, is releasedR.E.M. album, 'Out of Time,' with the song, 'Losing My Religion,' is releasedTop 10 Misheard Lyrics

2002
Release: Resident Evil is releasedThe film Resident Evil is released (2002)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies

2002
The show Undeclared airs its last episodeThe show Undeclared airs its last episode (2002)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

2002
The TV series The Shield airs its first episodeThe TV series The Shield airs its first episode (2002)Top 10 TV Detectives

2013
Release: Eric Clapton album, Old Sock, is releasedEric Clapton album, 'Old Sock,' is releasedEric Clapton Biography: Life and Career of the 'Layla' Singer

April 12


Apr 12
Yuri Gagarin becomes first human to travel into outer spaceThe Russian (Soviet) cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to travel into outer space and perform the first manned orbital flight, in Vostok 3KA-2 (Vostok 1) (1961)Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

1945
Death of Franklin D. RooseveltDeath of Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945).Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1945
Death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt Death: President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945)Franklin Delano Roosevelt Biography: New Deal, WWII

1946
Birthday of actor Ed O'Neill Birthday of actor Ed O'Neill (1946)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

1947
Birthday of David Letterman Birthday of David Letterman (1947)The Career of Late Show Host David Letterman

1955
The polio vaccine is declared safe and effective The polio vaccine, developed by Dr. Jonas Salk, is declared safe and effective (1955)Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs

1978
Birthday of Coldplay's Guy BerrymanBirthday of Guy Berryman [Coldplay] (1978)The History of Coldplay

1979
Release: Mad MaxThe film Mad Max is released (1979)Top 10 Sleeper Hits
Top 10 Movie Cars
Top 10 Movie Badasses

1980
Terry Fox begins Marathon of Hope Terry Fox begins Marathon of Hope (1980)Terry Fox: A Single Dream, A World Of Hope

1981
Death of Joe LouisDeath of Joe Louis (1981)Top 10 Fighters of All Time

1981
Space Shuttle Columbia first launched Space Shuttle Columbia first launched (1981)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1980s America
Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

1987
The TV series 21 Jump Street airs its first episodeThe TV series 21 Jump Street airs its first episode (1987)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

1989
Death of Sugar Ray RobinsonDeath of Sugar Ray Robinson (1989)Top 10 Fighters of All Time

1992
The Euro Disney Resort officially opens The Euro Disney Resort officially opens with its theme park Euro Disneyland. The resort and its park's name are subsequently changed to Disneyland Paris (1992)The Walt Disney Company: From Mickey Mouse to The Lion King

1996
Release: FearThe film Fear is released (1996)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances
Top 10 Sexy Movie Scenes

1996
Release: James and the Giant PeachThe film James and the Giant Peach is released (1996)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

2000
Release: The TV series Jackass airs its first episodeThe TV series Jackass airs its first episode (2000)Top 10 MTV Shows

2005
Release: Mariah Carey album The Emancipation of Mimi is releasedMariah Carey album Butterfly is released (2005)Top 10 Mariah Carey Songs

2010
Release: Teach Me How to Dougie by Cali Swag DistrictTeach Me How to Dougie by Cali Swag District (2010)Top 10 Signature Dance Moves

2011
The TV show Game of Thrones airs its first episodeThe TV show Game of Thrones airs its first episode (2011)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)
Top 10 Annoying TV Characters

2013
The TV series Spartacus airs its last episodeThe TV series Spartacus airs its last episode (2013)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

May 12


May 12
International Nurses DayInternational Nurses DayMakeup Tips for Nurses

1907
Birthday of Katharine HepburnBirthday of Katharine Hepburn (1907)Top 10 Katharine Hepburn Performances

1918
Birthday of Mary Kay AshBirthday of Mary Kay Ash (1918)Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople

1937
Birthday of George CarlinBirthday of George Carlin (1937)Top 10 George Carlin Bits
Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

1950
Birthday of Billy SquierBirthday of Billy Squier (1950)Top 10 Ridiculous 1980s Music Videos

1962
Birthday of Emilio Estevez Birthday of Emilio Estevez (1962)Top 10 Hollywood Dynasties

1966
The TV series The Munsters airs its last episodeThe TV series The Munsters airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time
Top 10 TV Vampires

1967
Release: The Jimi Hendrix Experience album, Are You Experienced, is releasedThe Jimi Hendrix Experience album, Are You Experienced, is released (1967)Top 10 Debut Rock Albums
Top 10 Misheard Lyrics

1968
Birthday of Tony Hawk Birthday of Tony Hawk (1968)Tony Hawk: Life and Career of a Skateboarding Legend

1972
Release: The Rolling Stones' album, Exile on Main St., is releasedThe Rolling Stones' album, Exile on Main St., is released (1972).Top 10 Rolling Stones Moments

1989
Release: See No Evil, Hear No EvilSee No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes

1993
The Wonder Years airs its final episodeThe Wonder Years airs its final episode (1993)Top 10 Decade Defining Shows of the 1980s

1994
The Seinfeld episode The Hamptons first airsThe Seinfeld episode The Hamptons first airs (1994)Top 10 Seinfeld Episodes

1995
Release: Crimson TideThe film Crimson Tide is released (1995)Top 10 Submarine Movies
Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances

1995
Release: GordyThe film Gordy was released (1995)Top 10 Copycat Movies

1998
North American release of Gran Turismo.North American release of Gran Turismo. The first game in the long-running series, it was released for the original PlayStation console.Top 10 Greatest Racing Games

2000
Release: Battlefield EarthThe film Battlefield Earth is released (2000)Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time

2000
Release: The Virgin SuicidesThe film The Virgin Suicides is released (2000)Top 10 Movie Suicides

2002
Jimmy Carter visits Fidel Castro in CubaFormer US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro's 1959 revolution (2002)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
Biography of Jimmy Carter: From Peanut Farmer to President

2008
8.0 magnitude earthquake kills 69,000 people in Sichuan, ChinaAn earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people (2008)Top 10 Infamous Natural Disasters of the Last 100 Years

2008
Release: Death Cab for Cutie album Narrow Stairs is releasedDeath Cab for Cutie album Narrow Stairs is released (2008)Top 10 Stalker Songs

2013
Mother's DayMother's Day (2013)Mother's Day Workout: Get Fit with Mom

June 12


Jun 12
Magic DayMagic DayMind-Reading Demonstration by Magician David Lion
Amazing Magic Tricks with Magician David Lion

National Peanut Butter Cookie DayNational Peanut Butter Cookie DayThe Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookies: Recipe

1929
Birthday of Frank RosenthalBirthday of Frank Rosenthal, who was the basis for the character of Ace Rothstein in the movie Casino (1929)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

1968
Release: Rosemary's BabyThe film Rosemary's Baby is released (1968)Top 10 Scariest Horror Movies
Top 10 Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins

1977
Victoria's SecretVictoria's Secret is founded (1977)Top 10 Banned Sexy Commercials

1978
David Berkowitz, Son of Sam, is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killingsDavid Berkowitz, Son of Sam, is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killings (1978)Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America (REDUX)

1981
Release: Clash of the TitansRelease of the film Clash of the Titans (1981)Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

1981
Release: Raiders of the Lost Ark is releasedThe film Raiders of the Lost Ark is released to theaters (1981)Top 10 Comedic Moments In Action Films
Top 10 Steven Spielberg Movies
Top 10 Movies of the 1980s
Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film
Han Solo vs Indiana Jones
Top 10 Scariest Scenes From Non-Horror Movies
Top 10 Movie Traps
Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

1987
Release: PredatorThe film Predator is released (1987)Top 10 Action Movies of the 1980s
Top 10 Evil Movie Laughs
Top 10 Movie Traps
Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Duels

1987
Release: The Witches of EastwickThe film The Witches of Eastwick is released (1987)Top 10 Movie Devils

1990
Release: Mariah Carey's self-titled debut is releasedMariah Carey's self-titled debut is released (1990)Top 10 Mariah Carey Songs
Mariah Carey Biography: Life and Career of the Pop Diva

1994
Death of Nicole Brown.Death of Nicole Brown. Her death prompted the O.J. Simpson murder trial.Top 10 Unsolved Murder Mysteries

1999
Release: Sigur Ros album Agaetis byrjun is releasedSigur Ros album Agaetis byrjun is released (1999).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

2002
Release: Satisfaction by Benny Benassi is releasedSatisfaction by Benny Benassi is released (2002).Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos

2012
Death of Henry HillDeath of Henry Hill, the American gangster depicted in the movie GoodFellas (2012)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

2012
Release: Metric album 'Synthetica' Metric album 'Synthetica' Interview With Metric About Their Philosophies

2012
Release: Usher album 'Looking For Myself' Usher album 'Looking For Myself' Usher Biography: Life and Career of the R and B Singer

2013
Release: Pacific Rim is releasedPacific Rim is released (2013)Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies

2013
Release: This Is the EndThe film This Is the End is released (2013)Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

2014
2014 FIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World Cup takes place (2014).Top 10 Global Sporting Events to Attend Before You Die

July 12


Jul 12
National Pecan Pie DayNational Pecan Pie DayWorld's Best Recipe for Pecan Pie

1849
Death of Dolley MadisonDeath of Dolley Madison, wife of President James Madison.Top 10 Influential First Ladies of the United States

1937
Birthday of Bill CosbyBirthday of Bill Cosby (1937)Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

1952
The Washington D.C. flap beganThe Washington D.C. flap began (1952)Top 10 UFO Sightings

1961
Release: Voyage to the Bottom of the SeaThe film Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is released (1961)Top 10 Submarine Movies

1962
The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concertThe Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London (1962)The History of The Rolling Stones

1963
The first of the Moors Murders takes placeThe first of the Moors Murders takes place (1963)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

1967
Birthday of Dream Theatre's John Petrucci Birthday of John Petrucci [Dream Theatre] (1967)Interview With Dream Theater
Interview With John Petrucci of Dream Theater

1978
Birthday of Michelle Rodriguez Birthday of Michelle Rodriguez (1978)Top 10 Moments from the Fast and the Furious Franchise
Top 10 Female Action Stars

1985
Release: Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! is releasedKilling Is My Business... and Business Is Good! is released (1985)Top 10 Megadeth Songs

1991
Release: Point Break is releasedPoint Break is released (1991)Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles

1992
The Roots perform their first ever concert The Roots perform their first ever concert (1992) The Roots: History of the Hip Hop Band

1997
Oz premieresThe TV show Oz premieres (1997)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time

1997
Release: Princess MononokeThe film Princess Mononoke is released (1997)Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies
Top 10 Anime Movies

1997
The TV series Oz airs its first episodeThe TV series Oz airs its first episode (1997)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

2002
Release: Reign of FireThe film Reign of Fire is released (2002)Top 10 Matthew McConaughey Performances (REDUX)

2002
Release: Road to PerditionThe film Road to Perdition is released (2002)Top 10 Graphic Novel Movie Adaptations

2002
The TV series Monk airs its first episodeThe TV series Monk airs its first episode (2002)Top 10 TV Detectives

2007
Release: Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixThe film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is released (2007)Top 10 Murderous Women in Film

2013
Release: Grown Ups 2The film Grown Ups 2 is released (2013)Top 10 Worst Adam Sandler Movies
Top 10 Worst Movies of 2013

2013
Release: Pacific Rim is releasedPacific Rim is released (2013)Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films

August 12


Aug 12
Vinyl Record DayVinyl Record DayHow To Collect Vinyl Records

1935
Birthday of John CazaleBirthday of John Cazale (1935)Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

1949
Birthday of Dire Straits' Mark KnopflerBirthday of Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler (1949).Top 10 Classic Rock Guitar Riffs

1964
Death of James Bond author Ian Fleming Death: Ian Fleming [author: James Bond] (1964)The Origins of James Bond

1976
The TV series Family Feud airs its first episodeThe TV series The TV series Family Feud airs its first episode airs its first episode (1976)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

1981
The IBM Personal Computer is released The IBM Personal Computer is released (1981)The History of IBM: the Personal Computer to Watson

1982
Death of Henry Fonda Death: Henry Fonda (1982)Top 10 Hollywood Dynasties

1983
Release: Release of CujoRelease of Cujo (1983)Top 10 Live Action Movie Dogs

1988
Release: Mac and MeThe film Mac and Me is released (1988)Top 10 Movies So Bad They're Good

1988
Release: The Last Temptation of ChristThe film The Last Temptation of Christ is released (1988)Top 10 Biblical Movies

1994
Release: Rednex's Cotton Eye Joe was releasedRednex's 'Cotton Eye Joe' was released (1994).Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

1994
Release: Release of Cotton Eye Joe by RednexRelease of Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex (1994)Top 10 Most Hated Songs

2005
Release: Four BrothersThe film Four Brothers is released (2005)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

2005
Sprint and Nextel MergerSprint and Nextel merge to form Sprint Nextel (2005).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

September 12


Sep 12
1931
Birthday of George JonesBirthday of George Jones (1931)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

1944
Birthday of Barry WhiteBirthday of Barry White (1944)Top 10 Lovemaking Songs

1952
Birthday of Rush's Neil PeartRush drummer Neil Peart is bornTop 10 Rock Drummers

1956
Release: The Bad SeedThe film The Bad Seed is released (1956)Top 10 Evil Children from Movies

1958
Release: The BlobThe film The Blob is released (1958)Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired By True Events
Top 10 Classic Movie Monsters

1967
Birthday of Louis C.K.Birthday of Louis C.K. (1967)Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

1967
Jason Statham is born.Statham is an English actor and former diver, known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Revolver, Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. The Career of Action Star Jason Statham: From The Transporter to The Expendables
Top 10 Most Memorable Moments From the Cast of The Expendables 2

1969
Birthday of James FreyBirthday of author James Frey (1969)Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace

1970
Release: Five Easy Pieces is releasedFive Easy Pieces is released (1970).Top 10 Jack Nicholson Performances

1973
Birthday of Paul WalkerBirthday of Paul Walker (1973)Top 10 Moments from the Fast and the Furious Franchise

1975
Release: Wish You Were Here is releasedWish You Were Here is released (1975).Top 10 Pink Floyd Songs

1976
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play their first NFL gameThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers play their first NFL game (1976)Top 10 Losing Streaks in Sports

1978
Premiere of the sitcom 'Taxi'Premiere of the sitcom 'Taxi' (1978)Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s

1981
The TV series The Smurfs airs its first episodeThe TV series The Smurfs airs its first episode (1981)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV

1983
Premiere of G.I. Joe: A Real American HeroThe cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero airs its first episode (1983)Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s
Top 10 Television Cartoon Villains
Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Show Theme Songs

1983
The TV show Inspector Gadget airs its first episodeThe TV show Inspector Gadget airs its first episode (1983)Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Show Theme Songs

1989
Release: Pump is releasedPump is released (1989)Top 10 Aerosmith Songs

1993
The TV series Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman airs its first episodeThe TV series Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman airs its first episode (1993)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark

1995
Death of actor Jeremy Brett. Death of actor Jeremy Brett. This English actor was best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Portrayals

2003
Release: Cabin FeverThe film Cabin Fever is released (2003)Top 10 Movie Outbreaks

2003
Death of Johnny CashDeath of influential country musician Johnny Cash (2003)Johnny Cash Biography: Life and Career of the Country Singer-Songwriter
Top 10 Johnny Cash Songs
Top 10 Country Songs of All Time
Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Characters)
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
Top 10 Supergroups

2005
Release: Pussycat Dolls' first album, PCD, is releasedPussycat Dolls' first album, 'PCD,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

2010
Theatrical release of '127 Hours.'Theatrical release of '127 Hours.' This 2010 biographical survival drama was directed by Danny Boyle and stared James Franco as real-life canyoneer Aron Ralston wo became trapped by a boulder.Top 10 Real Life Survival Movies

2011
'Jon and Kate Plus 8' aired its last episode'Jon and Kate Plus 8' aired its last episode (2011)Top 10 Reality Shows

October 12


Oct 12
Celebrate World Egg DayLearn how to make a quick, easy and healthy meal, that's very deliciousEasy and Delicious Poached Egg Detox Salad

1942
Birthday of Melvin Franklin of The TemptationsBirthday of Melvin Franklin of The Temptations (1942)Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s

1946
Release: Il Canto degli Italiani, the national anthem of Italy is adoptedIl Canto degli Italiani, the national anthem of Italy is adopted (1946)Top 10 National Anthems

1950
Birthday of Takeshi KagaBirthday of Takeshi Kaga (1950)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

1968
Birthday of Hugh Jackman Birthday of Hugh Jackman (1968)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies

1968
Birthday of Hugh JackmanBirthday of Hugh Jackman (1968)Hugh Jackman Profile: From X-Men to Real Steel
Top 10 Career Defining Movies

1989
Release: Puppet MasterThe film Puppet Master is released (1989)Top 10 Scary Movie Dolls

1990
Release: Troll 2The film Troll 2 is released (1990)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies

1993
Release of Salt-n-Pepa album Very NecesarySalt-n-Pepa album Very Necessary is released, featuring 'Whatta Man' and 'Shoop'Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1994
Approximately the day NHL 94 was releasedNHL '94 is widely considered the best Ice Hockey video game to date, its legacy has become so legendary that future NHL releases have included special modes reflecting on '94Top 10 Sports Video Games

1999
Death of Wilt ChamberlainDeath of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain (1999)Wilt Chamberlain Bio: Life and Career of the Basketball Legend
Top 10 Celebrity Womanizers

2001
Release: Mulholland DriveThe film Mulholland Drive is released (2001)Top 10 Neo-Noir Films

2005
Release: Dave Chappelle's Block PartyThe film Dave Chappelle's Block Party is released (2005)Top 10 Greatest Concert Films

2009
The TV series Fairy Tail debutsThe TV series Fairy Tail airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Anime Series

2012
Release: Release of 'Argo'Release of 'Argo'Top 10 Ben Affleck Performances

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Nov 12
Release: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Masturbation Scenes

1815
Birthday of Elizabeth Cady StantonBirthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815)Top 10 Women’s Activists

1912
Robert Scott's frozen body is found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica (1912)Discovery and Death in Antarctica

1929
Birthday of Grace KellyBirthday of Grace Kelly (1929)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects

1933
Hugh Gray takes the first known photos of the Loch Ness MonsterHugh Gray takes the first known photos of the Loch Ness MonsterTop 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries

1934
Birthday of Charles MansonBirthday of Charles Manson (1934)Infamous Crimes: Charles Manson, his Family and the Tate-LaBianca Murders
Top 10 Celebrity Scientologists
Top 10 Cults

1944
Birthday of Booker T. JonesBirthday of Booker T. Jones (1944).Top 10 Instrumental Songs: Classic Rock and Roll

1945
Birthday of Neil YoungBirthday of musician Neil Young (1945)The Life and Career of Neil Young
Top 10 Supergroups
Top 10 Music Feuds and Rivalries

1946
Release: Song of the SouthThe film Song of the South is released (1946)Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters

1964
Birthday of David EllefsonBirthday of David Ellefson (1964)Top 10 Megadeth Songs

1970
Birthday of Tonya HardingBirthday of Tonya Harding (1970)Top 10 Worst Cheaters in Sports

1976
Release: Dancing Queen by ABBA is releasedDancing Queen by ABBA is released (1976).Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Songs

1980
Birthday of Ryan GoslingBirthday of actor Ryan Gosling (1980)Top 10 Decade Defining Actors: 2010s
Ryan Gosling Bio: Life and Career
Ryan Gosling Vs Bradley Cooper: Hollywood Showdown
Top 10 Romantic Male Actors

1982
Birthday of Anne HathawayBirthday of Anne Hathaway (1982)Top 13 Hot Actresses of 2013
Anne Hathaway Bio: 'Princess Diaries' to 'The Dark Knight Rises'

1983
Release: Michael Jackson's Thriller is releasedRelease of Michael Jackson' Thriller. This music video was directed by John landis and became the most influential pop music video of all time (1983)Top 10 Halloween Songs

1992
Release: Nuthin but a G Thang by Dr. Dre is releasedNuthin but a G Thang by Dr. Dre is released (1992)Top 10 Decade Defining Rap Songs of the 1990s

1993
Release: Ernest Rides AgainThe film Ernest Rides Again is released (1993)Top 10 Movie Hillbillies

1999
Release: DogmaThe film Dogma is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Angels

2004
Release: Encore is releasedEncore is released (2004).Top 10 Eminem Songs

2008
Death of The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Mitch MitchellThe Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell diesTop 10 Rock Drummers

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Dec 12
1915
Birthday of Frank SinatraBirthday of Frank Sinatra (1915)The Life and Career of Frank Sinatra
Top 10 Classic Duets

1923
Birthday of Bob BarkerBirthday of Bob Barker (1923)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time
Top 10 Game Shows of All Time

1941
Adolf Hitler announces extermination of the JewsAdolf Hitler announces extermination of the Jews at a meeting in the Reich Chancellery (1941)World War II: The Rise of Hitler - Biography

1941
Release: The Wolf ManThe film The Wolf Man is released (1941)Top 10 Werewolf Movies (REDUX)
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1967
Release: Guess Who's Coming to DinnerThe film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner is released (1967)Top 10 Katharine Hepburn Performances

1986
Release: Three AmigosThe film Three Amigos is released (1986)Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults

1992
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1997
Release: Tomorrow Never DiesThe James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies is released (1997)Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

1998
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2007
Release: Charlie Wilson's WarThe film Charlie Wilson's War is released (2007)Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

2008
Release: DoubtThe film Doubt is released (2008)Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

2008
Release: Gran TorinoThe film Gran Torino is released (2008)Top 10 Dramatic Movie Deaths
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2012
Release: The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyThe film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is released (2012)Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises