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January 2


Jan 2
1969
Birthday of Christy TurlingtonTop 10 Supermodels of the 1990s

2001
Release: Ms. Jackson by OutKast is releasedMs. Jackson by OutKast is released (2001)Top 10 Rap Songs of the 2000s

February 2


Feb 2
Groundhog DayGroundhog DayWhat is Groundhog Day

1942
Birthday of Graham NashGraham Nash of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young is bornTop 10 Supergroups

1943
The Battle of Stalingrad EndsWorld War II: The Battle of Stalingrad comes to conclusion as Soviet troops accept the surrender of 91,000 remnants of the Axis forces (1943)World War II: Important Battles
History of World War II: The Camps
World War II: The Aftermath
World War II: How Did It End?
World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust
World War II: Which Countries Fought?
World War II: How Did It Start?
World War II: Nuclear Bombings of Japan
World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History
World War II: The Rise of Hitler - Biography

1949
Birthday of Brent Spiner Birthday of Brent Spiner (1949)Interview with Star Trek Actor Brent Spiner

1977
Birthday of ShakiraColombian pop star Shakira is bornTop 10 Sexiest Female Singers: Modern Edition
Another Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos
Top 10 Lip Sync Fails

1979
Death of Sid ViciousDeath of Sid Vicious, bassist for the Sex Pistols (1979)History of the Sex Pistols: Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious
Top 10 Punk Bands
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
Another Top 10 Most Shocking Music Myths
Top 10 Controversial Figures in Rock History

1989
31st Annual Grammy Awards 31st Annual Grammy Awards take place (1989).Top 10 Memorable Grammy Upsets

1996
Death of Gene KellyDeath of Gene Kelly (1996)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects

2005
Bloc Party's Silent Alarm is releasedBloc Party's debut album, Silent Alarm, is releasedInterview with Bloc Party

2014
Death of Philip Seymour HoffmanDeath of Philip Seymour Hoffman (2014)Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

2014
Super Bowl XLVIIISuper Bowl XLVIII takes place (2014).Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials of All Time
Top 10 Global Sporting Events to Attend Before You Die

March 2


Mar 2
1904
Birthday of Dr. Seuss' Birthday of Dr. Seuss' (1904)Dr. Seuss: From Books to Film

1931
Birthday of Mikhail GorbachevBirthday of Mikhail Gorbachev (1931)Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

1933
King Kong is releasedThe film King Kong opens at New Yorks Radio City Music Hall (1933)The Origins of King Kong
Top 10 Giant Movie Monsters
Top 10 Classic Movie Monsters
Top 10 Fictional Islands in Movies and TV
Top 10 Movies of the 1930s

1942
Birthday of Lou ReedBirthday of Lou Reed (1942).Top 10 Controversial Band Member Replacements in Rock
Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations

1962
Birthday of Jon Bon JoviBirthday of Jon Bon Jovi (1962)The History of Bon Jovi
Top 10 Hard Rock Bands of the 1980s
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1980s

1964
Release: The Beatles' Twist and Shout is releasedThe Beatles' 'Twist and Shout' is releasedTop 10 Cover Songs

1965
Release: The Sound of Music is releasedThe Sound of Music is released (1965)Top 10 Movies of the 1960s

1967
9th Annual Grammy Awards 9th Annual Grammy Awards take place (1967).Top 10 Memorable Grammy Upsets

1968
Birthday of Daniel CraigBirthday of actor Daniel Craig (1968)Daniel Craig: From Bond to Cowboys and Aliens
The Origins of James Bond
Top 10 James Bond Movies
Top 10 Skyfall Movie Trivia

1971
Birthday of Method ManBirthday of Method Man of Wu-Tang Clan [Clifford Smith] (1971)Top 10 Wu-Tang Clan Songs

1972
NASA launches the Pioneer 10 space probeNASA launched the Pioneer 10 space probe, famously carrying a gold plaque that describes what humans look like and where we are, became the 1st space probe to fly through the Asteroid Belt and the 1st to fly past Jupiter (1972)Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts
The Truth and Legends of Space Exploration

1977
Birthday of Coldplay's Chris MartinBirthday of Chris Martin [Coldplay] (1977)The History of Coldplay

1982
Birthday of Ben Roethlisberger Birthday of Ben Roethlisberger (1982)Greatest Sports Franchises - Pittsburgh Steelers

1984
Release: This Is Spinal TapThe film This Is Spinal Tap is released (1984)Top 10 Movie Mockumentaries
Top 10 Cult Classics: Comedies
Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

1990
Release: The Hunt for Red OctoberThe film The Hunt for Red October is released (1990)Top 10 Submarine Movies
Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances
Top 10 Worst Movie Accents
Top 10 Comeback Performances

1995
North American release of Nintendo's Virtual Boy.North American release of Nintendo's Virtual Boy. This primitive 3D console was a major failure for the gaming giant, but has since become a collector's item.Top 10 Worst Video Game Consoles

2009
The Roots become the house band on Late Night with Jimmy FallonThe Roots become the house band on the late night television show, Late Night with Jimmy FallonTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

2012
Release: Dr Seuss The LoraxThe movie Dr.Seuss The Lorax is released (2012)Dr. Seuss: From Books to Film
Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies

2012
Release: Project XProject XTop 10: House Party Movies

2014
The 86th Academy Awards take placeThe 86th Academy Awards take place (2014)Top 10 Worst Movies of 2013
Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies
Top 10 Odd Oscar Moments

April 2


Apr 2
Peanut Butter and Jelly DayPeanut Butter and Jelly DayEasy Recipe for Peanut Butter and Jam Squares

World Autism Awareness DayWorld Autism Awareness DayAutism Therapies for Children

1939
Birthday of Marvin GayeBirthday of Marvin Gaye (1939)Marvin Gaye Biography: Life and Career of the Soul Singer
Top 10 Classic Duets
Top 10 Lovemaking Songs
Top 10 Male Vocalists

1968
Release: Theatrical release of 2001: A Space OdysseyThe film 2001: A Space Odyssey is released (1968)Top 10 Movies with Ambiguous Endings
Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies
Top 10 Movies of the 1960s
Top 10 Wrong Movie Predictions About the Future

1970
Release: PattonThe film Patton is released (1970)Top 10 Movie Battle Speeches

1971
The TV series Dark Shadows airs its last episodeThe TV series Dark Shadows airs its last episode (1971)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 Fantasy Shows
Top 10 TV Vampires

1975
Release: Rock and Roll All Nite by KISS is releasedRock and Roll All Nite by KISS is released (1975)Top 10 Hard Rock Anthems

1977
Birthday of Michael FassbenderBirthday of Michael Fassbender (1977)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies
Top 10 Decade Defining Actors: 2010s

1978
The TV series Dallas airs its first episodeThe TV series Dallas airs its first episode (1978)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark

1982
Falklands War: Argentina invades the Falkland Islands Falklands War: Argentina invades the Falkland Islands (1982)Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady

1990
Release: Celine Dion's first English solo album, Unison, is releasedCeline Dion's first English solo album, 'Unison,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

1992
Mafia boss John Gotti convicted of murder and racketeeringIn New York, Mafia boss John Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering and is later sentenced to life in prison (1992)John Gotti Biography: Gambino Mafia Boss

2009
The TV series ER airs its last episodeThe TV series ER airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

2010
Release: Clash of the TitansThe film Clash of the Titans is released (2010)Top 10 Worst 3D Movies

2013
Release: New Kids on the Block release 10New Kids on the Block release 10 (2013)Top 10 Cheesy Boy Bands

May 2


May 2
National Truffles DayNational Truffles DayHow to Make Chocolate Truffles with Cognac: Recipe

1918
General Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor CompanyGeneral Motors acquires the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware (1918)The History of General Motors: From Buick, Cadillac and Pontiac to Chevrolet

1946
Battle of Alcatraz escape attemptA failed escape attempt by six prisoners led to the Battle of Alcatraz in which two guards were killed along with three of the inmates.Top 10 Alcatraz Trivia

1947
Release: Miracle on 34th StreetThe film Miracle on 34th Street is released (1947)Top 10 Classic Christmas Movies

1972
Birthday of Dwayne The Rock JohnsonBirthday of Dwayne The Rock Johnson (1972)Top 10 Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Moments
Top 10 Wrestlers
Top 10 Wrestling Catchphrases
Top 10 Epic TV Cameos

1980
Birthday of skateboarder Pierre-Luc Gagnon Birthday of Pierre-Luc Gagnon [skateboarder] (1980)Interview with Pro Skateboarder Pierre-Luc Gagnon

1986
Release: No Retreat, No SurrenderNo Retreat, No Surrender is released (1986)Top 10 Jean-Claude Van Damme Splits

1990
Death of David RappaportDeath of David Rappaport (1990)Top 10 Influential Little People

1991
Release: Rush Rush by Paula AbdulRush Rush by Paula Abdul (1991)Top 10 Celebrities in Music Videos

1997
Release: Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryThe film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is released (1997)Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s
Top 10 Evil Movie Laughs
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Toilet Scenes

1997
Release: Theatrical release of Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryThe film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is released (1997)Top 10 Mad Scientists
Top 10 Movie Dads
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Sex Scenes
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Villains

1999
Death of Oliver Reed.Death of Oliver Reed (1999)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects

2000
GPS access is no longer restricted to the United States military President Bill Clinton announces that accurate GPS access would no longer be restricted to the United States military (2000)Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

2003
Release: Theatrical release of X2 Xmen United.Theatrical release of X2 Xmen United. This acclaimed sequel showcased a plot to destroy all mutants, as well as the spectacular appearance of Nightcrawler.Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Superhero Origins: Nightcrawler
Top 10 Best Spin-Off Movies

2003
Release: X2The film X2 is released (2003)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies

2007
Release: Release of Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell 'EmRelease of Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell 'Em (2007)Top 10 Most Hated Songs

2008
Release: Theatrical release of Iron ManThe film Iron Man is released (2008)Top 10 Marvel Movies
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Movie Characters That Can Fly
Top 10 Movie Traitors
Top 10 Jeff Bridges Performances

2010
The TV series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! airs its last episodeThe TV series Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! airs its last episode (2010)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

2011
Death of Osama bin LadenDeath of Osama bin Laden (2011)Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
Top 10 Worst Humans of All Time

2013
Death of Slayer's Jeff HannemanSlayer's Jeff Hanneman dies (2013).Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands

2014
Release: Theatrical release of The Amazing SpiderMan 2Theatrical release of The Amazing-Spider-Man 2 (2014) Top 10 Greatest Spider-Man Villains
Top 10 Comic Book Character Rivalries
Top 10 Greatest Marvel Supervillains
Top 10 Superhero Movie Weapons

June 2


Jun 2
Babe Ruth Biography: Boston Red Sox to NY Yankees

1920
Birthday of Tex Schramm Birthday of Tex Schramm (1920)Greatest Sports Franchises - Dallas Cowboys

1941
Birthday of The Rolling Stones' Charlie WattsBirthday of Charlie Watts [The Rolling Stones] (1941)The History of The Rolling Stones

1950
Birthday of Joanna Gleason Birthday of Joanna Gleason (1950)Interview with Chris Sarandon and Joanna Gleason

1953
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth IIThe coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the first major international event to be televised (1953)Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee

1955
Birthday of Dana CarveyBirthday of Dana Carvey (1955)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Cast Members of All Time

1978
Release: Darkness on the Edge of Town is releasedDarkness on the Edge of Town is released (1978).Top 10 Bruce Springsteen Songs

1989
Release: Dead Poets SocietyRelease of Dead Poets Society (1989)Top 10 Robin Williams Performances
Top 10 Motivational Movies
Top 10 Memorable School Speeches in Movies

1989
Release: Vampire's KissThe film Vampire's Kiss is released (1989)Top 10 Movie Rants
Top 10 Movie Vampires

1999
Release: The book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is released in the U.S.The book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is released in the U.S. (1999)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters

1999
The TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine airs its last episodeThe TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes

2000
Release: Big Momma's HouseThe film Big Momma's House is released (2000)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

2002
The TV series The Wire airs its first episodeThe TV series The Wire airs its first episode (2002)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time
Top 10 TV Detectives
Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On
Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes

2008
Death of Bo DiddleyBo Diddley diesTop 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers

2010
The Cumbria shootings take place.Derrick Bird kills 12 at a mass shooting in Britain.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings Outside the U.S.

2012
Death of Richard DawsonDeath of Richard Dawson (2012)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

2012
Release: Snow White And The HuntsmanSnow White And The HuntsmanLife After Twilight: What Will Happen To Its Stars?

July 2


Jul 2
World UFO DayWorld UFO DayWorld UFO Day: Celebrate Conspiracy and Mystery

1937
Disappearance of Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are last heard from over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first equatorial round-the-world flight (1937)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries
Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
Top 10 Famous Disappearances
Amelia Earhart: Life and Disappearance

1939
Birthday of Paul Williams of The TemptationsBirthday of Paul Williams of The Temptations (1939)Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s

1947
Roswell Incident in New MexicoRoswell Incident, New Mexico, USA. A UFO apparently crash-landed on a ranch, and debris with strange markings and unusual properties was found. The U.S. Air Force claimed it was just a weather balloon (1947)Top 10 Hoaxes of All Time
World UFO Day: Celebrate Conspiracy and Mystery

1957
Birthday of Bret The Hitman HartBirthday of Bret The Hitman Hart (1957)Top 10 Wrestling Catchphrases
Top 10 Wrestlers

1961
Death of Ernest HemingwayDeath of Ernest Hemingway (1961)Top 10 Notes: The Old Man and the Sea

1962
First Walmart store was openedFirst Walmart Discount City store oepend at 719 Walnut Ave. in Rogers, Arkansas (1962).Top 10 Iconic American Businesses

1964
Lyndon B. Johnson signs Civil Rights ActU.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 meant to prohibit segregation in public places (1964)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1960s America
History of the Civil Rights Movement

1971
Release: ShaftThe film Shaft is released (1971)Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters

1980
Release: Airplane!The film Airplane! is released (1980)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies

1982
Release: The Secret of NIMHThe film The Secret of NIMH is released (1982)Top 10 Creepy Kids Movies

1985
Birthday of Ashley Tisdale Birthday of Ashley Tisdale (1985)Ashley Tisdale Suddenly Music Video
Ashley Tisdale's Music Video Part 2
Making of Ashley Tisdale's Music Videos
Ashley Tisdale Album Photoshoot
Sneak Peak at Ashley Tisdale's 1st Solo Recording
Behind the Scenes of High School Musical

1985
The TV series The Jeffersons airs its last episodeThe TV series The Jeffersons airs its last episode (1985)Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)

1986
Birthday of Lindsay LohanBirthday of Lindsay Lohan (1986).Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace
Lindsay Lohan Biography: From The Parent Trap to the Courtroom
Top 10 Lip Sync Fails
Top 10 Actors Who Crashed As Musicians

1986
Release: The Great Mouse Detective is releasedThe Great Mouse Detective is released (1986)Top 10 Disney Villain Songs
Another Top 10 Animated Disney Villains

1990
Release: Vanilla Ice's Ice Ice Baby is releasedVanilla Ice's Ice Ice Baby is released (1990).Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

1996
Release: Independence DayThe film Independence Day is released (1996)Top 10 Aerial Movie Dogfights

1996
Release: Independence Day is releasedThe film Independence Day is released to theaters (1996)Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies
Top 10 Movie Battle Speeches
Top 10 Movie Hillbillies
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

1997
Death of James StewartDeath of James Stewart (1997)Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors

1997
Death of Jimmy StewartDeath of Jimmy Stewart (1997)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

1997
Release: Men in BlackThe film Men in Black is released (1997)Top 10 On-Foot Movie Chases

2002
Steve Fossett circumnavigates the world solo in a balloon American businessman and adventurer Steve Fossett became the first person to circumnavigate the world solo in a balloon (2002)The History of Aviation

2003
Release: Terminator 3: Rise of the MachinesThe film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is released (2003)Top 10 Comedic Moments In Action Films

2008
Release: HancockThe film Hancock is released (2008)Top 10 Movie Characters That Can Fly

2008
Release: Hancock is releasedThe film Hancock is released (2008)Top 10 Superhero Movies Not Based on Comic Books

2010
Release: The Last AirbenderThe film The Last Airbender is released (2010)Top 10 Worst 3D Movies
Top 10 Anticipated But Disappointing Movies

August 2


Aug 2
1922
Death of Alexander Graham BellDeath of Alexander Graham Bell (1922)Top 10 Greatest Inventions of All Time

1924
Birthday of Carroll O'ConnorBirthday: Carroll O'Connor (1924) Top 10 Memorable TV Dads

1932
Birthday of Peter O'TooleBirthday of Peter O'Toole (1932).Top 10 Actors Who Haven't Won an Oscar

1932
Peter O%u2019Toole Birthday of Peter O'Toole (1932)Top 10 Actors from the United Kingdom

1934
Adolf Hitler becomes Fuhrer of GermanyGleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler becomes Fuhrer of Germany (1934)World War II: The Rise of Hitler - Biography

1939
Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. RooseveltAlbert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan project to develop a nuclear weapon (1939)World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust

1947
The BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust airliner disappearsThe BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust airliner disappears in the Andes (1947)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries

1950
Birthday of judge Lance Ito Birthday: Judge Lance Ito (1950) Top 10 American Trials That Gripped The Nation

1955
Birthday of Butch VigGarbage producer and drummer Butch Vig is born (1955)Interview with Garbage on 'Not Your Kind of People'

1964
Gulf of Tonkin IncidentVietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident %u2013 North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy (1964) Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

1967
Release: In the Heat of the NightThe film In the Heat of the Night is released (1967)Top 10 Movie Comeback Lines

1970
Birthday of Kevin SmithBirthday of Kevin Smith (1970)Top 10 Independent Filmmakers

1979
Release: Highway to Hell is releasedHighway to Hell is released (1979).Top 10 AC/DC Songs

1985
Release: Fright NightThe film Fright Night is released (1985)Top 10 Movie Vampires

1985
Release: Weird ScienceThe film Weird Science is released (1985)Top 10 Trends of the 1980s
Top 10 Movie Geniuses
Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes

1989
Release: ParenthoodThe film Parenthood is released (1989)Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults

1990
The Gulf War beginsThe Gulf War begins (1990)Top 10 Armies of All Time

1998
Start of the Second Congo WarStart of the Second Congo War (1998).Top 10 Bloodiest Wars of the Last Century

2002
Release: The Master of DisguiseThe film The Master of Disguise is released (2002)Top 10 Worst Comedy Movies

2010
Release: The Suburbs is releasedThe Suburbs is released (2010).Top 10 Arcade Fire Songs

2013
Release: 2 GunsThe film 2 Guns is released (2013)Top 10 Male Movie Cops

September 2


Sep 2
1945
Vietnam declares its independenceVietnam declares its independence, forming the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1945)Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

1945
World War II endsWorld War II ends (1945)Top 10 War Propaganda Films
Top 10 Armies of All Time
Top 10 Holocaust Films

1949
Release: The Third Man is releasedThe Third Man is released (1949)Top 10 Film Noirs
Top 10 Movies of the 1940s

1950
Birthday of Lakshmi MittalBirthday of Lakshmi Mittal (1950)Top 10 Influential Business Executives

1964
Birthday of Keanu ReevesBirthday of Keanu Reeves (1964)Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film
Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles
Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Celebrity Commercials from Before They Were Stars
Top 10 Actors Who Crashed As Musicians
Top 10 Movie Idiots

1969
Death of Ho Chi MinhDeath of Ho Chi Minh (1969)Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders
Top 10 Inspiring Political Prisoners

1973
Death of J.R.R. TolkienDeath of J.R.R. Tolkien (1973).Top 10 Notes: Lord of the Rings

1978
Death of The Who's Keith MoonThe Who drummer Keith Moon diesTop 10 Rock Drummers

1978
Release: Release of Dawn of the DeadRelease of Dawn of the Dead (1978)Top 10 Unresolved Movie Cliffhangers

1996
Release: Arthur debutsArthur debuts (1996)Top 10 TV Brats

October 2


Oct 2
1869
Birthday of Mahatma GandhiBirthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869)Top 10 Inspiring Political Prisoners
Top 10 Influential Political Leaders of the Last Century
Top 10 Political Assassinations of the 20th Century

1950
Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published (1950)The Origins of Charlie Brown

1951
Birthday of Sting Birthday of Sting (1951)Top 10 The Police Songs
The History of The Police and Sting
Top 10 Trio Bands in Rock

1957
Release: The Bridge on the River KwaiThe film The Bridge on the River Kwai is released (1957)Top 10 Movies of the 1950s
Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies

1959
Debut of The Twilight ZoneThe TV series The Twilight Zone airs its first episode (1959)The History of The Twilight Zone
Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)

1973
Release: Mean StreetsThe film Mean Streets is released (1973)Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese Movies

1981
Release: Ghost in the Machine album by The PoliceGhost in the Machine album by The Police (1981)Top 10 The Police Songs

1984
Release: Serge Gainsbourg album Love on the Beat is releasedSerge Gainsbourg album Love on the Beat is released (1984).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

1985
Death of Rock HudsonWe outline the spread and acceptance of AIDS since 1981.AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease

1992
Release: Glengarry Glen RossThe film Glengarry Glen Ross is released (1992)Top 10 Obscene Movie Insults (EXPLICIT)
Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

1997
Release: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is released in North AmericaThe game that breathed new life into the Castlevania franchise and thanks to inspirations from Super Metroid, started the genre known as Metroidvania.Top 10 Castlevania Games

1998
Release: A Night at the RoxburyThe movie A Night at the Roxbury is released (1998)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Weddings

1998
AntzThe film Antz was released (1998)Top 10 Animated Villains Excluding Disney and Pixar
Top 10 Copycat Movies

2000
Release: Kid A is releasedKid A is released (2000)Top Greatest 10 Radiohead Songs

2001
Debut of ScrubsThe TV series Scrubs airs its first episode (2001)Top 10 TV Bromances
Top 10 TV Doctors
Top 10 Will They or Won't They Sitcom Couples
Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s

2002
The Beltway Sniper attacks begin.John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo begin the Beltway Sniper attacks.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

2004
Finale of Fullmetal AlchemistThe TV series Fullmetal Alchemist airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Battles

2006
Release: Release of Land of Confusion by DisturbedRelease of Land of Confusion by Disturbed (2006)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

2009
2009 Release: ZombielandZombieland was released on this day in 2010Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies

2009
Release: Release of ZombielandRelease of Zombieland (2009)Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths
Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie Scenes
Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TV

2011
Debut of HomelandThe TV series Homeland airs its first episode (2011)Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes
Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On
Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
Top 10 Annoying TV Kids

2012
Release: Resident Evil 6 is released for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.Resident Evil 6 is released for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. This game picks up where the series left off, and features iconic zombies and its newly introduced J'avo creatures. Resident Evil 6: Everything You Should Know

2012
Release: Van Morrison album 'Born to Sing: No Plan B' is releasedVan Morrison's 34th album, 'Born to Sing: No Plan B, ' is releasedVan Morrison Biography: Life and Career of the Singer-Songwriter

November 2


Nov 2
Birthday of Cookie MonsterBirthday of Cookie MonsterThe History of Sesame Street

1795
Birthday of James K. PolkBirthday of James K. Polk (1795).Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1898
Cheerleading is started at the University of MinnesotaCheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team (1898)The Cheerleader Workout

1944
Birthday of Keith EmersonKeith Emerson of Emerson, Lake and Palmer is bornTop 10 Supergroups
Top 10 Trio Bands in Rock

1963
South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinatedSouth Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinated following a military coup (1963)Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

1966
Birthday of David Schwimmer Birthday of David Schwimmer (1966)How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1990s

1974
Birthday of NellyBirthday of Nelly (1974).Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations

1975
Birthday of Chris Walla of Death Cab for CutieConsisting of Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla, Nick Harmer and Jason McGerr, Death Cab for Cutie is a rock band formed in 1997 in Bellingham, WashingtonInterview with Death Cab for Cutie

1978
Release: Outlandos dAmour album by The PoliceOutlandos dAmour album by The Police (1978)Top 10 The Police Songs

1981
Birthday of Katharine IsabelleBirthday of Katharine Isabelle (1981)Top 10 Scream Queens

1988
Release: The Land Before TimeThe film The Land Before Time is released (1988)Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments

1989
The TV series Blackadder airs its last episodeThe TV series Blackadder airs its last episode (1989)Top 10 British TV Comedies

1992
Release: Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine is releasedthe song Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine is released (1992).Top 10 Protest Songs
Top 10 Workout Songs

1994
O.J. Simpson trial beginsO.J. Simpson trial begins (1994)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1990s America

1995
The Seinfeld episode The Soup Nazi first airsThe Seinfeld episode The Soup Nazi first airs (1995)Top 10 Seinfeld Episodes

1996
The TV show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles airs its last episodeThe TV show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles airs its last episode (1996)Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Show Theme Songs

2001
Release: Monsters, Inc. is releasedThe film Monsters, Inc. is released (2001)Top 10 Pixar Movies
Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments
Top 10 Primary Pixar Characters
Top 10 Pixar Villains

2001
Release: The OneThe film The One is released (2001)Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies

2003
Arrested Development debutsThe series Arrested Development airs its first episode (2003)Top 10 'Arrested Development' Running Gags
Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On
Top 10 Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

2003
Release: The series Arrested Development airs its first episodeThe series Arrested Development airs its first episode (2003)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

2007
Release: American GangsterThe film American Gangster is released (2007)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters
Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches
Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

2007
Release: Death at a FuneralThe film Death at a Funeral is released (2007)Top 10 Dark Comedy Movies

2007
Death of The Fabulous MoolahDeath of The Fabulous Moolah (2007)Top 10 Female Wrestlers

2012
Release: FlightThe film Flight is released (2012)Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances

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Dec 2
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Death of Hernan CortesDeath of Hernan Cortes (1547)Top 10 Conquerors

1960
Birthday of Rick SavageBirthday of Rick Savage (1960).Top 10 Def Leppard Songs

1961
Cuban leader Fidel Castro, then the Prime Minister, declares that Cuba is going to adopt Communism In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that he is a Marxist-Leninist and that Cuba is going to adopt Communism (1961)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

1978
Birthday of Christopher WolstenholmeBirthday of Christopher Wolstenholme (1978)Top 10 Muse Songs

1978
Birthday of Nelly FurtadoBirthday of Nelly Furtado (1978)Interview with Nelly Furtado

1981
Birthday of Britney SpearsBirthday of Britney Spears (1981)The Life and Career of Britney Spears
Britney Spears Vs. Christina Aguilera: Music Showdown
Top 10 Sexiest Female Singers: Modern Edition
Top 10 Lip Sync Fails
Top 10 Music Feuds and Rivalries
Top 10 Trends of the 1990s

1983
Music video for ThrillerRelease of the music video for the song Thriller, by Michael Jackson. This music video was directed by John landis and became the most influential pop music video of all time (1983)Top 10 Michael Jackson’s Thriller Trivia
Top 10 Music Videos of All Time

1984
Bhopal disaster took placeThe world's worst industrial disaster, known as the Bhopal disaster, occurred during a gas leak incident in India. (1984)Top 10 Man-Made Disasters

1988
Release: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!The movie The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is released (1988)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
Top 10 Movie Idiots

1989
The TV series The Smurfs airs its last episodeThe TV series The Smurfs airs its last episode (1989)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV

1993
Death of Pablo EscobarDeath of Pablo Escobar (1993).Top 10 Infamous Gangsters

1998
Release: A Night at the RoxburyThe film A Night at the Roxbury is released (1998)Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2