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January 4


Jan 4
National Spaghetti DayNational Spaghetti DayHow To Cook Delicious Italian Food

1900
Birthday of American ornithologist James Bond Birthday of James Bond [American ornithologist] (1900)The Origins of James Bond

1956
Birthday of Bernard Sumner of New OrderBirthday of Bernard Sumner of New Order (1956)Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1980s

1960
Birthday of Michael StipeR.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe is born (1960)Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1980s
Top 10 Alternative Bands of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Misheard Lyrics

1963
Birthday of Dave Foley Birthday of Dave Foley (1963)The Kids in the Hall Profile
Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

1967
Release: The Doors is releasedThe Doors is released (1967).Top 10 The Doors Songs
Top 10 Classic Rock Bands

1984
Night Court premieresThe TV series Night Court airs its first episode (1984)Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1980s
Top 10 TV Womanizers

1984
The character Elsie Tanner leaves "Coronation Street."Actress Patricia Phoenix leaves her role as Elsie Tanner on "Coronation Street" after 24 years.Top 10 Coronation Street Trivia

1987
Punch-up in Piestany takes placePunch-up in Piestany takes place (1987)Top 10 Crazy Moments in Sports

2008
Release: One Missed CallThe film One Missed Call is released (2008)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies
Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies

2009
The TV series Monk airs its last episodeThe TV series Monk airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 TV Detectives

2010
The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building is officially opened The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building is officially opened (2010)Top 10 Skyscrapers To See Before You Die

February 4


Feb 4
National Homemade Soup DayNational Homemade Soup DayHow To Make Chunky Mushroom Soup

1913
Birthday of Rosa ParksBirthday of civil rights movement icon Rosa Parks (1913)History of the Civil Rights Movement

1921
Birthday of Betty FriedanBirthday of Betty Friedan (1921)Top 10 Women’s Activists

1930
Snickers first goes on saleSnickers first goes on sale (1930)How to Make Homemade Snickers Bar: Recipe

1938
Release: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is releasedThe film Snow White is released (1938)Top 10 Classic Disney Animated Characters
Top 10 Animated Disney Villains

1940
Birthday of George A. Romero Director George A. Romero is born. Best known for his gruesome zombie films, he is considered the grandfather of the genre.George A. Romero Talks About Survival Of The Dead
Top 10 Kills By Zombies

1948
Birthday of Alice CooperBirthday of Alice Cooper (1948)Top 10 Frontmen of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Frontmen in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock
Top 10 WTF Moments in Heavy Metal
Top 10 Masked Musicians

1973
Birthday of Oscar de la Hoya Birthday of Oscar de la Hoya (1973)Oscar De La Hoya Bio: Boxing 'Golden Boy'

1977
Release: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours is releasedFleetwood Mac album, 'Rumours,' is releasedTop 10 Greatest Best-Selling Albums of All Time

1983
Release: The EntityThe film The Entity is released (1983)Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired By True Events

1986
Release: Janet Jackson's breakthrough album, Control, is releasedJanet Jackson's breakthrough album, Control, is releasedJanet Jackson Bio: Life and Career of the Singer and Actress

1987
Death of LiberaceDeath of Liberace (1987)Top 10 Outrageous Male Music Fashion Icons

1994
Release: Ace Ventura: Pet DetectiveThe film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is released (1994)Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s
Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie Scenes
Top 10 Movie Detectives
Top 10 Hilarious Jim Carrey Moments

1997
O.J. Simpson was found liable for the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman, at a civil trialList of the most infamous unsolved murders.Top 10 Unsolved Murder Mysteries

2006
Death of Betty FriedanDeath of Betty Friedan (2006)Top 10 Women’s Activists

March 4


Mar 4
National Pound Cake DayNational Pound Cake DayHow to Make Pound Cake: Recipe

1678
Birthday of Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi is bornTop 10 Composers
Top 10 Iconic Pieces of Classical Music

1922
Release: Nosferatu: A Symphony of HorrorThe film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror is released (1922)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 Movie Vampires
Top 10 Movies of the 1920s
Top 10 Classic Movie Monsters

1933
Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 32nd President of the USABiography of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Franklin Delano Roosevelt Biography: New Deal, WWII

1963
Release: Surfin%u2019 U.S.A. by the Beach Boys is releasedSurfin%u2019 U.S.A. by the Beach Boys is released (1963)Top 10 Classic Summer Songs

1974
Release: ABBA album, Waterloo, is releasedABBA album, 'Waterloo,' is released (1974)Top 10 ABBA Songs
The History of ABBA

1975
The made-for-TV movie Trilogy of Terror first airsThe made-for-TV movie Trilogy of Terror first airs (1975)Top 10 Scary Movie Dolls

1983
Release: CurtainsThe film Curtains is released (1983)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Masks

1989
Premiere of Chip N Dale Rescue RangersPremiere of Disney animated TV series, Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers (1989).Top 10 Disney Animated TV Series

1991
Release of The Simpsons Arcade Game.Release of The Simpsons Arcade Game. Developed by Konami, it was the first game based on the franchise and became an arcade classic.Top 10 Retro Co-Op Games

1994
Death of John CandyDeath of John Candy (1994)Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

2000
Release of the Sony PlayStation 2.Release of the Sony PlayStation 2. This video game console made DVD media standard, while going on to become the most successful home console of all time.Top 10 Video Game Consoles

2004
Release: Pimp My RidePremiere of Pimp My Ride (2004)Top 10 MTV Shows

2005
Release: The PacifierThe film The Pacifier is released (2005)Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments

2014
Mardi GrasMardi GrasTop 10 Romantic Destinations

2014
Release: The release of South Park: The Stick of Truth.The release of South Park: The Stick of Truth. It is an role-playing video game based on the American animated television series South Park being developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Ubisoft.Top 10 Ubisoft Games

April 4


Apr 4
1943
The Lady Be Good American bomber disappearsThe Lady Be Good American bomber disappears on its way back to Libya during WWII (1943)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries

1960
Birthday of Hugo WeavingBirthday of Hugo Weaving (1960)Top 10 Supervillain Portrayals in Movies
Top 10 Actors Who Always Play Villains

1964
The Beatles dominate the Billboard Hot 100The Beatles occupy the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart (1964)The History of The Beatles

1965
Birthday of Robert Downey Jr.Birthday of actor Robert Downey Jr. (1965)Robert Downey Jr. - From Troubled Actor To Iron Man
Top 10 Robert Downey, Jr. Moments
Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Haven't Won an Oscar

1968
Death of Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King, Jr is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee by James Earl Ray (1968)Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death
Top 10 Inspiring Political Prisoners
Top 10 Iconic Americans
Top 10 Defining Moments of 1960s America

1969
The TV series The Wild Wild West airs its last episodeThe TV series The Wild Wild West airs its last episode (1969)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

1975
Microsoft is foundedMicrosoft is founded (1975)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1970s America
Video Profile On Microsoft
Top 10 Business Logos

1979
Birthday of Heath LedgerBirthday of Heath Ledger (1979)Top 10 Actors Who Can Play Good and Bad Guys
Heath Ledger vs. Jack Nicholson as The Joker
Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances
Top 10 Career Defining Movies
Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

1997
Release: Double TeamThe film Double Team is released (1997)Top 10 Jean-Claude Van Damme Splits

1997
Release: The SaintThe film The Saint is released (1997)Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love

1998
The TV series Yu-Gi-Oh! airs its first episodeThe TV series Yu-Gi-Oh! airs its first episode (1998)Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes

2003
Release: Phone BoothThe film Phone Booth is released (2003)Top 10 Movie Snipers
Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

2007
'Jon and Kate Plus 8' aired its first episode'Jon and Kate Plus 8' aired its first episode (2007)Top 10 Reality Shows

2012
Release: Release of Titanic 3DTitanic is rereleased into theaters in 3D (2012)The Sinking of the Titanic: A Timeline
Leonardo DiCaprio: From Child Actor To Hollywood Superstar
Biography: Titanic and Avatar Director James Cameron
The Life and Career of Celine Dion

2014
Release: Release of Captain America: The Winter SoldierTheatrical release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). A sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. Supervillain Origins: The Winter Soldier
Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014
Top 10 Superhero Movie Weapons

2014
Release: Under the SkinThe film Under the Skin is released in the U.S. (2014)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV

May 4


May 4
1929
Birthday of Audrey HepburnBirthday of actress Audrey Hepburn (1929)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines
Audrey Hepburn Breakfast at Tiffany's Inspired Makeup Look

1951
Birthday of Mick MarsBirthday of Mick Mars (1951).Top 10 Motley Crue Songs

1961
The "Freedom Riders" begin a bus trip through the South American civil rights movement: The "Freedom Riders" begin a bus trip through the South (1961)History of the Civil Rights Movement

1969
Release: At San Quentin is releasedAt San Quentin is released (1969)Top 10 Johnny Cash Songs

1970
Birthday of Karla HomolkaBirthday of Karla Homolka, a woman convicted of aiding her husband rape and murder at least three women, including her own sister (1970)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

1970
Vietnam War: Kent State shootingsVietnam War: Kent State shootings: the Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others. The students were protesting the UnitedVietnam War: History and Key Dates

1972
Birthday of Mike DirntBirthday of Mike Dirnt (1972).Top 10 Greatest Green Day Songs
History of Green Day: Profile of the 'American Idiot' Punk Band

1979
Birthday of Heath LedgerBirthday of Heath Ledger (1979)Top 10 Supervillain Portrayals in Movies

1979
Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1979)Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady

1984
Release: Sixteen CandlesThe film Sixteen Candles is released (1984)Top 10 Trends of the 1980s
Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Weddings

1999
The TV series NewsRadio airs its last episodeThe TV series NewsRadio airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

2000
CBS and Viacom MergerCBS and Viacom merge to form CBS Viacom (2000).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

2001
Release: The Mummy ReturnsThe film The Mummy Returns is released (2001)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

2007
Release: Spider-Man 3The film Spider-Man 3 is released (2007)Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices
Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

2010
The TV series Luther airs its first episodeThe TV series Luther airs its first episode (2010)Top 10 TV Detectives

2012
Death of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie BoysDeath of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys (2012)The History of the Beastie Boys
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews
Top 10 Beastie Boys Songs

2012
Release: LOLLOLThe Life and Career of Actress Demi Moore

2012
Release: The AvengersThe film The Avengers is released (2012)Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths
Top 10 Movie Comeback Lines

2012
Theatrical release of The AvengersThe film The Avengers is released (2012)Top 10 The Avengers Movie Trivia
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Marvel Movies
Top 10 Superhero Movie Duels
Top 10 Amusing End Credit Scenes

June 4


Jun 4
The Montgolfier brothers showcase their brainchildThe Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfiere (hot air balloon)The History of Aviation

1896
Henry Ford completes his first experimental automobileHenry Ford completes his first experimental automobile [Ford Quadricycle] (1896)Ford Motor Company: From the Model T to the Mustang

1953
Release: Julius CaesarRelease of the film Julius Caesar (1953)Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

1957
Dr. Martin Luther King's Power of Nonviolence speechDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous Power of Nonviolence speech at the University of California, Berkeley (1957)Martin Luther King Jr: Life and Death

1975
Birthday of Angelina JolieBirthday of Angelina Jolie (1975)Angelina Jolie Biography (UPDATE)
The Career of Hollywood Vixen Angelina Jolie
Top 10 Angelina Jolie Movies
Top 10 Girl-On-Girl Movie Kisses
Top 10 Movie Bikinis

1975
Birthday of Russell Brand Birthday of Russell Brand (1975)The Life and Career of Russell Brand

1976
The Sex Pistols at the Lesser Free Trade HallThe Sex Pistols at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in England (1976).Top 10 Punk Bands (REDUX)
Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances

1981
Release: Chariots of FireChariots of Fire is released (1981)Top 10 Dramatic Slow Motion Scenes

1982
PoltergeistThe horror film Poltergeist is released (1982)Top 10 Haunted Houses From Film
Top 10 Scary Movie Dolls
Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TV

1982
Release: Release of Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanTheatrical release of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)Top 10 Last Words Before Death in Movies
Top 10 Heroic Movie Sacrifices
Top 10 Best Movie Sequels
Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series

1984
Born in the U.S.A. is releasedBorn in the U.S.A. is released [Bruce Springsteen] (1984)The Life and Career of Bruce Springsteen
Top 10 Bruce Springsteen Songs
Top 10 Greatest Best-Selling Albums of All Time

1989
Tiananmen Square MassacreTiananmen Square Protests end as a result of the Tiananmen Square Massacre as troops with assault rifles and tanks inflicted thousands of casualties on unarmed civilians (1989).Top 10 Defining Moments of 1980s America
Top 10 Televised Events of All Time

1996
Release: Hit Em Up by 2PacHit Em Up by 2Pac (1996)Top 10 Rap Diss Tracks

2001
Release: SwordfishThe film Swordfish is released (2001)Top 10 Movie Hackers

2004
Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanThe film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is released (2004)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters
Top 10 Movie Wizards
Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

2010
Release: Get Him to the GreekThe film Get Him to the Greek is released (2010)Top 10 Best Spin-Off Movies

2010
Release: Ondine is releasedThe movie, 'Ondine,' is released (2010).Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

2012
Release: fun.'s Some Nights is releasedSome Nights by Fun (2012)Top 10 Happy-Sounding Songs That Are Actually Depressing

2013
Release: Super Collider - MegadethRelease of the Megadeth album Super Collider (2013)Top 10 Heavy Metal Guitar Riffs

July 4


Jul 4
National Barbecue DayNational Barbecue DayHow To Grill Potatoes on the BBQ
How To Grill Vegetables on the BBQ
How To Grill Steak on the BBQ
How To Choose a BBQ Grill

National Country Music DayNational Country Music DayGarth Brooks: Biography of the Country Singer

1776
Independence DayIndependence DayTop 10 United States Landmarks
Calendar Days: Independence Day - 4th of July History
Easy Recipe: Patriotic Pie for the Fourth of July
Independence Day: Makeup for the Fourth of July
The History of The Statue of Liberty

1826
Death of Thomas JeffersonDeath of Thomas Jefferson (1826).Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1831
Death of James MonroeDeath of James Monroe (1831).Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1902
Birthday of Meyer LanskyBirthday of Meyer Lansky (1902).Top 10 Infamous Gangsters

1926
Birthday of Alfredo Di StefanoBirthday of Alfredo Di Stefano (1926).Top 10 Football Players

1930
Birthday of George Steinbrenner Birthday of George Steinbrenner (1930)Greatest Sports Franchises - New York Yankees

1963
Release: The Great Escape is released (1963).The Great Escape is releasedTop 10 Prison Escape Films

1966
Release: Summer in the City by The Lovin Spoonful is releasedSummer in the City by The Lovin Spoonful is released (1966)Top 10 Classic Summer Songs

1982
Birthday of Michael "The Situation" SorrentinoBirthday of Michael "The Situation" SorrentinoBe The Situation for Halloween

1986
Release: Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith song Walk This Way is releasedRun-D.M.C. and Aerosmith song Walk This Way is released (1986)Top 10 Music Videos of All Time

1990
Release: Die Hard 2: Die HarderThe film Die Hard 2: Die Harder is released (1990)Top 10 Movie Badasses

2003
Death of Barry WhiteDeath of Barry White (2003)Top 10 Lovemaking Songs

2004
Greece wins the 2004 UEFA EuroGreece wins the 2004 UEFA Euro (2004)Top 10 Sports Upsets

2006
Release: Release of Johnny Cash album American V: A Hundred HighwaysRelease of Johnny Cash album American V: A Hundred Highways (2006)Top 10 Posthumous Albums

2007
Release: TransformersThe film Transformers is released (2007)Top 10 Character Transformations in Movies
Top 10 Movie Cars

2010
The TV series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood airs its last episodeThe TV series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood airs its last episode (2010)Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Battles

2012
Higgs Boson tentatively observedBoson consistent with Higgs Boson or God Particle is discovered or tentatively observed by CERN scientists (2012)CERN History: Discoveries and Experiments

2013
Release: The Monkey King is releasedHong Kong and Chinese film "The Monkey King" starring Donnie Yen is released (2013)Top 10 Donnie Yen Moments

August 4


Aug 4
National Chocolate Chip DayNational Chocolate Chip DayRecipe For Delicious Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Extreme Recipe for Cookie-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies

US Coast Guard Day US Coast Guard Day Branches Of The U.S. Military

1900
Birthday of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Birthday: Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon [the Queen Mother] (1900) Queen Elizabeth II Biography: Coronation to Diamond Jubilee

1921
Birthday of Maurice RichardBirthday of Maurice Richard (1921)Montreal Canadiens' Maurice Rocket Richard: Hockey Legend
Top 10 Greatest Sports Nicknames

1944
Anne Frank and her family are found and arrestedThe Holocaust: a tip from a Dutch informer leads the Gestapo to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others (1944) World War II: Tactics, Weapons and the Holocaust

1945
Birthday of Alan MulallyBirthday of Alan Mulally (1945)Top 10 Influential Business Executives

1950
Release: Sunset BoulevardThe film Sunset Boulevard is released (1950)Top 10 Film Noirs

1961
Birthday of Barack Obama Birthday of Barack Obama (1961)Biography of Barack Obama: Life and Accomplishments

1964
You Really Got Me by The Kinks is releasedYou Really Got Me by The Kinks is released (1964)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the All Time
Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1960s

1995
Release: BabeThe film Babe was released (1995)Top 10 Copycat Movies

2006
Release: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky BobbyThe film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby is released (2006)Top 10 Movie Hillbillies
Top 10 Movie Brats
Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2
Top 10 Hilarious Will Ferrell Moments

September 4


Sep 4
1781
Los Angeles, California is foundedLos Angeles, California is founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola) by 44 Spanish settlersTravel Guide: Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California - Top Activities
Los Angeles, California - Top Hollywood Attractions
Los Angeles, California - Landmarks and Buildings

1913
Birthday of Mickey CohenBirthday of Mickey Cohen, a Jewish mafia member and kingpin on the Sunset Strip (1913)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

1969
Birthday of SashaWelsh DJ and producer Sasha is bornTop 10 Superstar EDM DJs and Producers of All Time

1972
The TV series The Price is Right airs its first episode with Bob Barker as hostThe TV series The Price is Right airs its first episode with Bob Barker as host (1972)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

1981
Birthday of BeyonceBirthday of Beyonce (1981)Top 10 Destiny’s Child Songs
Top 10 Banned Sexy Commercials
The Life and Career of Beyonce
Top 10 Sexiest Female Singers: Modern Edition
Top 10 Musicians with Alter Egos
Top 10 Signature Dance Moves
Top 10 Decade Defining Songs of the 2000s

1984
Release: Pride (In the Name of Love) by U2 is releasedPride (In the Name of Love) by U2 is released (1984)Top 10 Rock Anthems

1993
Death of Herve VillechaizeDeath of Herve Villechaize (1993)Top 10 Influential Little People

1995
Release: Debut of Xena: Warrior PrincessThe TV series Xena: Warrior Princess airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 Princesses and Queens from TV
Top 10 Fantasy Shows

1998
Google is foundedGoogle is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University (1998)Google Company Profile
Top 10 Iconic American Businesses

2000
Release: Clifford the Big Red Dog debutsThe TV series Clifford the Big Red Dog debuts (2000)Top 10 Animated Dogs in Movies and TV

2013
Final episode of FuturamaThe TV series Futurama airs its last episode (2013)Top 10 Primary Futurama Characters
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

October 4


Oct 4
National Vodka DayCelebrate National Vodka Day in style with a fancy cocktail.Citrus Vodka Cocktail: The WatchMojo Martini

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World Space WeekImportant Firsts in the History of Space ExplorationSpace Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

1923
Birthday of Charlton HestonBirthday of Charlton Heston (1923)Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors
Top 10 Biblical Movies

1944
Birthday of Tony La RussaBirthday of Tony La Russa (1944)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

1946
Birthday of Susan SarandonBirthday of actress Susan Sarandon (1946)Top 10 Celebrity Cougars

1957
Birthday of Russell SimmonsBirthday of Russell Simmons [Def Jam Founder, Phat Farm Creator] (1957)Russell Simmons Biography: Def Jam Founder, Hip-Hop Mogul
Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople

1957
Debut of Leave It To BeaverThe TV series Leave It To Beaver airs its first episode (1957)Top 10 TV Families
Top 10 Classic Golden Age Sitcoms

1959
Release: Dennis the Menace premieresDennis the Menace premieres (1959)Top 10 TV Brats

1968
Birthday of Beverly AllittBirthday of Beverly Allitt, a serial killer convicted of murdering four children (1968)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

1970
Death of Janis JoplinDeath: Janis Joplin (1970)The Life and Career of Janis Joplin
Top 10 Frontwomen in Rock
Top 10 Female Vocalists

1985
Release: Release of CommandoThe film Commando is released (1985)Top 10 Action Movies of the 1980s
Top 10 Greatest Movie Knife Fights
Top 10 Over the Top Movie Villain Deaths

1990
Debut of the TV show Beverley Hills, 90210Beverley Hills, 90210 had its television debut on this day in 1990 on FOX.Top 10 Fictional Television Schools

1990
The TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 airs its first episodeThe TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 airs its first episode (1990)Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in TV
Top 10 Trends of the 1990s

2002
Release: Red Dragon is releasedRed Dragon is released (2002).Top 10 Movie Prequels

2003
The TV series Fullmetal Alchemist debutsThe TV series Fullmetal Alchemist airs its first episode (2003)Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

2009
Release: Mumford and Sons' debut, Sigh No More, is releasedMumford and Sons' debut, 'Sigh No More,' is released in the UKThe History of Mumford and Sons

2010
Release: 'Cut the Rope' is released on the iTunes App StoreCut the Rope is a puzzle game where you have to get a piece of candy into the mouth of a cute weird alien green creature, by cutting ropes.Top 10 Cutest Video Game Characters

2011
North American release of 'Dark Souls'Dark Souls, a game that when it first came out went largely unnoticed, but has since became popular through word of mouth because of its insane difficulty.Top 10 Hardest Video Games

2013
Release: GravityThe film Gravity is released (2013)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots
Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films
Top 10 Best Movies of 2013

2013
Release: Miley Cyrus album Bangerz is releasedMiley Cyrus album Bangerz is released (2013).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

November 4


Nov 4
1916
Birthday of creator of Barbie Ruth Handler Birthday of Ruth Handler [creator of Barbie] (1916)History of The Barbie Doll
Celebrate 50 years of Barbie
The Business of Mattel's Barbie Doll

1916
Birthday of Walter Cronkite Birthday of Walter Cronkite (1916)Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate

1952
Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected U.S. PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower is elected 34th President of the United StatesDwight D. Eisenhower Biography: Military General and U.S. President

1960
Birthday of Kathy GriffinBirthday of Kathy Griffin (1960)Top 10 Most Hated Comedians

1961
Birthday of Ralph MacchioTop 10 Forgotten Young StarsTop 10 Forgotten Young Stars

1969
Birthday of Matthew McConaugheyBirthday of Matthew McConaughey (1969)Top 10 Decade Defining Actors: 2010s
Top 10 Matthew McConaughey Performances (REDUX)
Top 10 Romantic Male Actors
Top 10 Matthew McConaughey Performances

1969
Birthday of Sean Diddy CombsBirthday of Sean Diddy Combs (1969)Top 10 WTF Moments in Heavy Metal
Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations
The Life and Career of Sean Diddy Combs

1977
Release: Ramones album, Rocket to Russia, is releasedRamones' third album, 'Rocket to Russia', is releasedTop 10 Punk Bands

1978
The TV show Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! airs its last episodeThe TV show Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! airs its last episode (1978)Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Show Theme Songs

1979
Iran Hostage CrisisA group of Iranian students took multiple hostages at the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the Iran Hostage Crisis (1979)Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera
Iran History: 20th Century and Beyond

1997
Release: Shania Twain's Come On Over is releasedShanin Twain album, 'Come On Over,' is releasedTop 10 Greatest Best-Selling Albums of All Time

1999
Release: What%u2019s My Age Again? by Blink-182What%u2019s My Age Again? by Blink-182 (1999)Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

2005
Release: JarheadThe film Jarhead is released (2005)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances
Top 10 Movie Snipers

2007
The Family Guy episode Stewie Kills Lois first airsThe Family Guy episode Stewie Kills Lois first airs (2007)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

2008
Barack Obama becomes the first African-American PresidentBarack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States (2008)Top 10 Defining Moments of 2000s America
Biography of Barack Obama: Life and Accomplishments

2011
Release: Tower HeistThe film Tower Heist is released (2011)Top 10 Ferraris from Movies and TV

December 4


Dec 4
National Cookie DayWatchMojo.com shows you how to make Cookie-Stuffed Cookies.Extreme Recipe for Cookie-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

1872
Disappearance of the crew of the Mary CelesteDisappearance of the crew of the Mary Celeste (1872)Top 10 Famous Disappearances

1892
Birthday of Francisco FrancoBirthday of Francisco Franco (1892)Top 10 Ruthless Dictators

1909
The Montreal Canadiens are founded as a charter member of the National Hockey Association The Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club, the oldest professional hockey franchise in the world, is founded as a charter member of the National Hockey Association (1909)Greatest Sports Franchises - Montreal Canadiens

1949
Birthday of Jeff BridgesBirthday of Jeff Bridges (1949)Top 10 Jeff Bridges Performances
Top 10 Hollywood Dynasties
Tron: The Story So Far
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

1951
Birthday of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary RossingtonBirthday of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington (1951).Top 10 Guitar Solos

1969
Birthday of Jay-ZBirthday of Jay-Z, American rapper, producer and entrepreneur (1969)The Life and Career of Jay-Z
Top 10 Rappers and Hip Hop Artists
Top 10 Hip-Hop Feuds and Rivalries
Top 10 Most Interesting Men in the World
Top 10 Rap Acts of All Time

1973
Birthday of Tyra BanksTop List of the Top Ten Supermodels of the 1990sTop 10 Supermodels of the 1990s

1980
Led Zeppelin disbands following death of John BonhamEnglish rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbands, following the death of drummer John Bonham on September 25th (1980)The History of Led Zeppelin

1981
Release: On Golden PondThe film On Golden Pond is released (1981)Top 10 Katharine Hepburn Performances

1991
Pan Am goes bankrupt and ceases operations.Pan Am goes bankrupt and ceases operations.Top 10 Brands That Failed

1993
Death of Frank ZappaSinger and guitarist Frank Zappa diesFrank Zappa Bio: Life and Career

1997
Release: Shania Twain releases her album Come on Over which becomes the biggest selling album by a female music artist Shania Twain releases her album Come on Over which goes on to sell over 34 million copies worldwide and later became the biggest selling album in country music history and the biggest selling album by a female music artistThe Life and Career of Shania Twain

1998
Release: PsychoThe film Psycho is released (1998)Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices

2000
Release: Release of Eminem song StanRelease of Eminem song Stan (2000)Top 10 Stalker Songs

2003
The TV series Little Britain airs its first episodeThe TV series Little Britain airs its first episode (2003)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

2007
Release: JunoThe film Juno is released (2007)Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies

2009
Release: Up in the AirThe film Up in the Air is released (2009)Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies
Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

2011
The TV series Hung airs its last episodeThe TV series Hung airs its last episode (2011)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

2012
Release: Kesha's album, Warrior, is releasedKesha's second album, 'Warrior,' is releasedKesha: Biography and Origins of the Tik Tok Singer

2012
Release: Release of the video game FarCry 3.Release of the video game FarCry 3. Far Cry 3 takes place on a tropical island found somewhere at the intersection of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The main goal of the game is to escape from the islands and their crazed inhabitants.Far Cry 3: Everything You Should Know