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January 7


Jan 7
1943
Death of Nikola TeslaDeath of Nikola Tesla (1943)Top 10 Enigmatic People in History

1948
Mantell UFO incident took placeMantell UFO incident took place (1948)Top 10 UFO Sightings

1952
Harry Truman announces the U.S. has developed the hydrogen bomb President Harry Truman announces that the United States has developed the hydrogen bomb (1952)Biography of Harry S. Truman: Atomic Bombs, Communism, Korean War

1956
Birthday of David CarusoBirthday of David Caruso (1956)Top 10 Comeback Performances

1959
The U.S. recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro The United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro (1959)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

1961
The TV series The Avengers airs its first episodeThe TV series The Avengers airs its first episode (1961)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

1964
Birthday of Nicolas CageBirthday of actor Nicolas Cage (1964)Top 10 Nicolas Cage Movies
Top 10 Nicolas Cage Moments
Nicolas Cage: Unconventional Actor To A-List Action Star
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors
Top 10 Actors Who Swear the Most
Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film

1967
Birthday of Tim DonaghyBirthday of Tim Donaghy (1967)Top 10 Worst Cheaters in Sports

1980
Jimmy Carter authorizes $1.5 billion in loans to ChryslerPresident Jimmy Carter authorizes legislation giving $1.5 billion in loans to bail out the Chrysler Corporation (1980)History of Chrysler: from Plymouth to Dodge and Jeep

1999
The impeachment trial of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins (1999)Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

2011
Release: The King's SpeechThe film The King's Speech is released (2011)Top 10 Movie Kings

February 7


Feb 7
1812
Birthday of Charles DickensBirthday of English writer Charles Dickens (1812)Charles Dickens: From Books To Film
Top 10 Notes: Great Expectations
Top 10 Christmas Carol Trivia

1900
FC Bayern Munchen is foundedFC Bayern Munchen is founded (1900).Top 10 Football Clubs

1935
The classic board game Monopoly is invented The classic board game Monopoly is invented (1935)Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Monopoly

1940
Pinocchio is releasedThe Disney film Pinocchio is released (1940)The Origins of Pinocchio
The Walt Disney Company: From Mickey Mouse to The Lion King
Top 10 Animated Disney Songs
Top 10 Oscar-Winning Songs
Top 10 Classic Disney Animated Characters
Top 10 Scariest Scenes From Non-Horror Movies

1962
Birthday of Garth Brooks Birthday of Garth Brooks (1962)Garth Brooks: Biography of the Country Singer
Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

1962
The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports (1962)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader

1965
Birthday of Chris RockBirthday of Chris Rock (1965)Top 10 Chris Rock Moments
Top 10 Male Stand-Up Comedians

1974
Release: Blazing SaddlesThe film Blazing Saddles is released (1974)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés

1978
Birthday of Ashton KutcherBirthday of Ashton Kutcher (1978)Ashton Kutcher: From That 70s Show To Two And A Half Men
Top 10 Male Models-Turned-Actors
Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

1980
Release: Cannibal HolocaustThe film Cannibal Holocaust is released (1980)Top 10 Controversial Movies (EXPLICIT)
Top 10 Torture Porn Movies

1997
Release: Dante's PeakThe film Dante's Peak was released (1997)Top 10 Copycat Movies

2000
Death of Big PunDeath of Puerto Rican-American rapper Big PunTop 10 Rappers and Hip Hop Artists

2003
Release: ElfThe film Elf is released (2003)Will Ferrell Biography: From SNL to Anchorman 2

2012
Release: Dr. Dog album 'Be the Void'Dr. Dog album 'Be the Void'Interview With Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken

2012
Release: Paul McCartney Album of CoversPaul McCartney Album of CoversThe History of The Beatles

2012
Release: Resident Evil Revelations 3DSResident Evil Revelations 3DSResident Evil Revelations: Everything You Should Know

2012
Release: Silverstein album 'Short Songs'Silverstein album 'Short Songs'Interview with Silverstein

2012
Release: The Darkness 2The Darkness 2The Darkness 2: Everything You Should Know

2014
2014 Winter OlympicsThe XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia begin (2014)Top 10 Countries at the Winter Olympics
Top 10 Global Sporting Events to Attend Before You Die

March 7


Mar 7
1912
First non-stop flight from Paris to London French aviator Henri Seimet made the first non-stop flight from Paris to London (1912)The History of Aviation

1956
Birthday of Bryan CranstonBirthday of Bryan Cranston (1956)Top 10 Decade Defining Actors: 2010s
Top 10 Best Breaking Bad Scenes
Top 10 Celebrity Commercials from Before They Were Stars
Top 10 Epic TV Cameos

1973
Release: The Long GoodbyeThe film The Long Goodbye is released (1973)Top 10 Neo-Noir Films

1974
Birthday of Jenna Fischer of The OfficeRetrospective of the hit comedy "The Office"The Office: TV Series Retrospective

1975
Finale of the sitcom 'The Odd Couple'Finale of the sitcom 'The Odd Couple' (1975)Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s

1975
Release: Young Americans album by David BowieYoung Americans album by David Bowie (1975)Top 10 David Bowie Songs

1980
Release: Coal Miner's DaughterCoal Miner's Daughter, a film about the life of Loretta Lynn (1980)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

1985
The song "We Are the World" has its international release The song "We Are the World" has its international release (1985)Lionel Richie Biography: Life and Career of the Singer

1986
Release: HighlanderThe film Highlander is released (1986)Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances

1986
The TV series Diff'rent Strokes airs its last episodeThe TV series Diff'rent Strokes airs its last episode (1986)Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

1995
Release: First KnightThe film First Knight is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Kings

1999
Death of Stanley KubrickDeath of Stanley Kubrick (1999)Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies
Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Trivia

2000
Release: Release of The Sickness Release of The Sickness (2000)Top 10 Disturbed Songs

2003
Release: Release of Seven Nation ArmyRelease of Seven Nation Army (2003)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the 2000s

April 7


Apr 7
1933
Prohibition is repealedProhibition is repealed for beer of no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight, eight months before the ratification of the XXI amendment (1933)Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

1939
Birthday of Francis Ford CoppolaBirthday of Francis Ford Coppola (1939)Top 10 Embarrassing Movies by Critically Acclaimed Directors

1943
Death of Nikola TeslaDeath of Nikola Tesla (1943)Top 10 Greatest Inventions of All Time

1947
Death of Henry FordDeath of Henry Ford (1947)Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople

1948
The World Health Organization is established by the UNThe World Health Organization is established by the United Nations (1948)The United Nations: History and Functions

1954
Birthday of Jackie ChanBirthday of Jackie Chan (1954)Top 10 Jackie Chan Moments
Jackie Chan Vs Jet Li
Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s

1964
Birthday of Russell CroweBirthday of actor Russell Crowe (1964)Top 10 Russell Crowe Performances
Top 10 Actor Body Transformations
Top 10 Actors Who Crashed As Musicians
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors

1989
Release: CyborgThe film Cyborg is released (1989)Top 10 Jean-Claude Van Damme Splits

1989
Theatrical release of Major League.Theatrical release of Major League. The comedy showcases the exploits of a fictionalized version of the Cleveland Indians baseball team.Top 10 Hilarious Locker Room Scenes

1991
The TV series Prime Suspect airs its first episodeThe TV series Prime Suspect airs its first episode (1991)Top 10 TV Detectives

1993
Release: Release of The SandlotRelease of The Sandlot (1993)Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults
Top 10 Live Action Movie Dogs

1998
Release: Goo Goo Dolls song Iris is releasedGoo Goo Dolls song 'Iris,' is released from the 'City of Angels' movie soundtrackInterview with Goo Goo Dolls on 'Iris'

2003
U.S. troops capture BaghdadU.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later (2003)Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator

2006
Release: BrickThe film Brick is released (2006)Top 10 Neo-Noir Films
Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

2008
The TV series Soul Eater debutsThe TV series Soul Eater airs its first episode (2008)Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real

May 7


May 7
The sinking of the RMS LusitaniaThe sinking of the RMS Lusitania (1915)Top 10 Shipwrecks

1825
Death of Antonio SalieriDeath of Antonio Salieri (1750)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

1840
Birthday of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is bornTop 10 Composers

1895
Release: The Time Machine is first publishedThe Time Machine is first publishedTop 10 Notes: The Time Machine

1961
Birthday of WizzoMotorhead guitarist Philip Anthony "Wizzö" Campbell is bornThe History of Motorhead

1993
Release: Dragon: The Bruce Lee StoryThe Bruce Lee biopic Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is released (1993)Top 10 Coolest Things About Bruce Lee

1993
Release of 'Dave'Release of 'Dave' (1993)Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

1993
Release: Tag Team's Whoomp! (There It Is) is releasedTag Team's 'Whoomp! (There It Is)' is released (1993).Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

1997
Release: Release of The Fifth ElementRelease of The Fifth Element (1997)Top 10 Good Movie Aliens

1998
Daimler Benz and Chrysler MergerMercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for $40 billion USD and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history (1998).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

1998
Mercedes-Benz buys ChryslerMercedes-Benz buys Chrysler for $40 billion USD and forms DaimlerChrysler in the largest industrial merger in history (1998)History of Chrysler: from Plymouth to Dodge and Jeep

1999
Release: The MummyThe film The Mummy is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

2010
Release: California Gurls by Katy PerryCalifornia Gurls by Katy Perry (2010)Top 10 Modern Summer Songs

2010
Release: Iron Man 2The film Iron Man 2 is released (2010)Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

2012
Release: Cattle Decapitation album Monolith of Humanity is releasedCattle Decapitation album Monolith of Humanity is released (2012).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

2012
Vladimir Putin is inaugurated president of Russia Vladimir Putin is inaugurated president of Russia (2012)Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career

2013
Death of Ray HarryhausenDeath of Ray Harryhausen, an American visual effects creator, writer, and producer who created a form of stop-motion model animation known as Dynamation (1920)Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

June 7


Jun 7
1917
Birth of 'Rat Pack' member Dean Martin.Birth of 'Rat Pack' member Dean Martin. He was an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian.Top 10 Classic Comedy Duos

1937
Death of Jean HarlowDeath of Jean Harlow (1937).Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances

1942
Birthday of Muammar Gaddafi Birthday of Muammar Gaddafi (1942)Muammar Gaddafi Biography: A Dictator's Life, Death

1952
Birthday of Liam NeesonBirthday of actor Liam Neeson (1952)Top 10: Liam Neeson Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Can Play Good and Bad Guys

1958
Birthday of PrinceBirthday of Prince (1958)Top 10 Outrageous Male Music Fashion Icons
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1980s

1965
Mick Foley is born.Michael Francis 'Mick' Foley, Sr. is born in Bloomington, Indiana, and grows up to be the wrestling legend Mankind.WWE Great Mick Foley aka Mankind Discusses Comedy Career

1967
Birthday of Dave Navarro Birthday of Dave Navarro (1967)The History of Red Hot Chili Peppers

1978
Birthday of Bill Hader Birthday of Bill Hader (1978)The History of Saturday Night Live

1982
Graceland opens to the publicPriscilla Presley first opens Graceland to the public (1982)Top 10 U.S. Landmarks for Music Lovers

1985
Release: The GooniesThe film The Goonies is released (1985)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters
Top 10 Movie Traps

1994
Release: Ed WoodThe film Ed Wood is released (1994)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

1996
Release: The RockThe film The Rock is released (1996)Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances
Top 10 Ferraris from Movies and TV

2002
Premiere of Kim PossiblePremiere of Disney animated TV series, 'Kim Possible' (2002).Top 10 Disney Animated TV Series

2011
Playstation Vita and Nintendo Wii U were unveiled at E3 2011Playstation Vita and Nintendo Wii U were unveiled at E3 2011. Both systems sold really poorly when they were eventually released, with many critics calling these systems a "failure"Top 10 Video Game Fails

July 7


Jul 7
National Macaroni DayNational Macaroni DayHow to Make Creamy Mac and Cheese with Bread Crumb Crust

1930
Death of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleDeath of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1930)Sherlock Holmes: Fiction's Greatest Detective
Top 10 Notes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

1937
Start of the Second Sino-Japanese War Start of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937).Top 10 Bloodiest Wars of the Last Century

1940
Birthday of Ringo StarrBirthday of Ringo Starr (1940)Top 10 Beatles Songs
Top 10 Beatles Moments
The History of The Beatles
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s

1969
Release: Release of Give Peace a Chance by John Lennon and Yoko OnoRelease of Give Peace a Chance by John Lennon and Yoko Ono (1969)Top 10 Protest Songs

1977
Release: The Spy Who Loved Me is released in theatersThe James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me is released (1977)Top 10 Best James Bond Theme Songs
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

1987
Release: Eric B. and Rakim's debut, Paid in Full, is releasedEric B. and Rakim's debut album, "Paid in Full," is releasedTop 10 Greatest Rap Debut Albums

1995
Release: First KnightThe film First Knight is released (1995)Top 10 Medieval Movies
Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances

1995
Release: Release of You Oughta Know by Alanis MorissetteRelease of You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette (1995)Top 10 Angry Breakup Songs

1995
Theatrical release of Species. Theatrical release of Species. Natasha Henstridge starred as the alien out to procreate with a human male.Top 10 Sexy Female Movie Villains

2000
Release: Scary MovieThe film Scary Movie is released (2000)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Toilet Scenes

2005
7/7 Bombings in London 7/7 Bombings in London (2005)Top 10 Infamous Bombings

2006
Release: A Scanner Darkly is releasedA Scanner Darkly is released (2006)Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles

2011
Release: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2The film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 is released (2011)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters
Top 10 Murderous Women in Film

August 7


Aug 7
1958
Birthday of Bruce DickinsonBirthday of Bruce Dickinson [Iron Maiden] (1958)The History of Iron Maiden
Top 10 Iron Maiden Songs
Top 10 Frontmen in Rock
Top 10 Frontmen of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Male Vocalists
Top 10 Frontmen in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock
Top 10 Controversial Band Member Replacements in Rock

1965
Psychedelics were first introduced to the Hell's Angels at a party by Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters.The infamous first party between Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and motorcycle gang the Hells Angels takes place at Kesey's estate in La Honda, California introducing psychedelics to the gang world and forever linking the hippie movement to the Hell's AngelTop 10 Famous LSD Users

1975
Birthday of Charlize TheronBirthday of Charlize Theron (1975)Top 10 Charlize Theron Performances
Top 10 Actor Body Transformations
Top 10 Actors Who Can Play Good and Bad Guys

1985
Release: Real GeniusThe film Real Genius is released (1985)Top 10 Movie Geniuses

1987
Sidney Crosby is bornSidney Patrick Crosby is born August 7, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and grows up to be one of the most talented NHL players ever.Sidney Crosby: Biography of Pittsburgh Penguins Superstar

1991
World Wide Web is introducedWorld Wide Web is introduced (1991)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1990s America

1992
Release: UnforgivenThe film Unforgiven is released (1992)Top 10 Revenge Movies

2005
Premiere of WeedsWeeds premiered on this day in 2005Top 10 TV Shows That Lost Their Mojo
Top 10 TV MILFS

2005
The TV series Weeds airs its first episodeThe TV series Weeds airs its first episode (2005)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes

2009
Release: 500 Days of SummerThe film 500 Days of Summer is released (2009)Top 10 Movie Quitting Scenes
Top 10 Unexpected Dance Scenes in Non-Dance Movies

2013
Release: Theatrical release of 'Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters'.Theatrical release of 'Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters'. The sequel to 2010's instalment, it features Percy Jackson's search for the Golden Fleece.Top 10 Fantasy Movie Weapons

September 7


Sep 7
1909
Birthday of Elia KazanBirthday of Elia Kazan (1909)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

1936
Birthday of Buddy HollyBirthday of influential and pioneering musician Buddy Holly (1936)Top 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
The Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper
Top 10 Musicians Who Died Too Soon

1951
Birthday of Chrissie HyndeBirthday of Chrissie Hynde (1951).Top 10 Frontwomen in Rock

1963
Birthday of Eazy-EBirthday of Eazy-E [N.W.A.] (1963)N.W.A: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews
Top 10 In-Band Feuds

1978
Death of Keith MoonDeath of Keith Moon [The Who] (1978)The History of The Who
Top 10 The Who Songs

1985
Premiere of 'Star Wars: Ewoks' TV series.Premiere of 'Star Wars: Ewoks' TV series.Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s

1994
Release: Weezer song Buddy Holly is releasedWeezer song Buddy Holly is released (1994)Top 10 Music Videos of All Time

1996
Tupac Shakur is fatally shotAmerican Hip-Hop star Tupac Shakur is fatally shot four times on the Las Vegas strip after leaving the Tyson-Seldon boxing match (1996)The Life and Career of Tupac

1997
North American debut of Final Fantasy VII.North American debut of Final Fantasy VII. This PlayStation entry in the series features the hero Cloud Strife and is considered one of the best instalments in the franchise.Top 10 Final Fantasy Characters

2007
Release: AtonementThe film Atonement is released (2007)Top 10 Overrated Movies
Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots

2007
Theatrical release of Shoot Em Up.Theatrical release of Shoot Em Up. This action/black comedy film starred Clive Owen as a carrot munching killer.Top 10 Unconventional Movie Weapons

2008
Premiere episode of True BloodThe HBO television series True Blood airs its first episode (2008)Top 10 TV Vampires
Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time
Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents
Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in TV
Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)

2008
The Detroit Lions play the first game of the 2008 season. They finish the year 0-16The Detroit Lions play the first game of the 2008 season. They finish the year 0-16 (2008)Top 10 Losing Streaks in Sports

2008
The TV series True Blood airs its first episodeThe TV series True Blood airs its first episode (2008)Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters

2012
Release: DreddThe film Dredd is realeased (2012)Top 10 Movie Scenes Where Villains Fall to Their Death

October 7


Oct 7
1849
Death of Edgar Allan PoeDeath of Edgar Allan Poe (1849).Top 10 Notes: The Raven

1952
Birthday of Vladimir Putin Birthday of Vladimir Putin (1952)Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career

1959
Birthday of Simon Cowell Birthday of Simon Cowell (1959)The Life and Career of Simon Cowell

1960
Release: SpartacusThe film Spartacus is released (1960)Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies
Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

1961
Birthday of Matthew RoloffBirthday of Matthew Roloff (1961)Top 10 Influential Little People

1968
Birthday of Thom YorkeBirthday of Thom Yorke [Radiohead] (1968)The History of Radiohead
Top Greatest 10 Radiohead Songs
Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1990s

1968
Birthday of Thom Yorke Birthday of Thom Yorke (1968)Top 10 Alternative Bands of All Time (REDUX)

1969
Release: The Jackson 5's I Want You Back is releasedThe Jackson 5's I Want You Back is released (1969).Top 10 Billboard Records

1976
Birthday of Football Player Charles WoodsonHistory and accomplishments of the Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers - Greatest Sports Franchises

1977
Release: We Will Rock You by Queen is releasedWe Will Rock You by Queen is released (1977)Top 10 Rock Anthems

1982
Release: Cats opens on BroadwayThe musical 'Cats,' by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, first opens on BroadwayTop 10 Broadway Musicals

1983
Release: Never Say Never AgainThe James Bond film Never Say Never Again is released (1983)Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances

1987
Release: Au Revoir les EnfantsThe film Au Revoir les Enfants is released (1987)Top 10 Successful Foreign Films

1989
Release: Henry VThe film Henry V is released (1989)Top 10 Movie Battle Speeches

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

1993
The Simpsons' episode Cape Feare first airsThe Simpsons' episode Cape Feare first airs (1993)Top 10 Simpsons Episodes

1994
Release: Ed WoodThe film Ed Wood is released (1994)Top 10 Tim Burton Movies

1996
Release: The series Hey Arnold! airs its first episodeThe series Hey Arnold! airs its first episode (1996)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

2001
The War in Afghanistan beginsThe War in Afghanistan begins (2001)Top 10 Armies of All Time

2003
North American release of Nokia's N-Gage.North American release of Nokia's N-Gage. A mobile phone and handheld gaming system, this one was a dud with consumers.Top 10 Worst Video Game Consoles

2005
Release: Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-RabbitThe film Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is released (2005)Top 10 Stop-Motion Animation Movies

November 7


Nov 7
N7 DayN7 is the insignia used in the Video Game Trilogy Mass Effect as part of the most elite squad program. Critics of Mass Effect argue its lore rival's that of Star Wars.Top 10 Mass Effect Teammates

1879
Birthday of Leon TrotskyBirthday of Leon Trotsky (1879)Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

1917
Start of the Russian Civil WarStart of the Russian Civil War (1917).Top 10 Bloodiest Wars of the Last Century

1962
Death of Eleanor RooseveltDeath of Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Top 10 Influential First Ladies of the United States

1964
Birthday of Sandra 'Pepa' Denton of Salt-n-PepaBirthday of Sandra 'Pepa' Denton of the rap trio Salt-n-PepaTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1967
Birthday of David GuettaFrench house music producer and DJ David Guetta is born (1967)David Guetta Biography: Life and Career of the DJ and Producer
Top 10 Superstar EDM DJs and Producers of All Time

1969
Release of Whole Lotta Love by Led ZeppelinRelease of Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin (1969)Top 10 Guitar Riffs of the All Time
Top 10 Rip-off Songs

1980
Death of Steve McQueen.Steve McQueen dies (1980). He starred in the movies The Great Escape and Papillon.Top 10 Prison Escape Films

1981
Release: Diary of a Madman is releasedDiary of a Madman is released (1981).Top 10 Ozzy Osbourne Songs

1986
Release: Sid and NancySid and Nancy, a film about the life of Sex Pistol Sid Vicious (1986)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

1991
Magic Johnson announces that he is infected with HIVMagic Johnson announces that he is infected with HIV and retires from the NBA (1991)AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease

1997
Release: Release of Starship TroopersRelease of Starship Troopers (1997)Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes

2003
Release: ElfThe film Elf is released (2003)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
Top 10 Classic Christmas Movies
Top 10 Hilarious Will Ferrell Moments

2006
Debut of Gears of War.Debut of Gears of War. This cooperative third person science fiction shooter was developed by Epic Games and became one of the most popular franchises on the Xbox 360.Top 10 Modern Co-Op Video Games

2007
The Jokela school shooting takes place.Pekka-Eric Auvinen kills 8 at a mass shooting in Finland.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings Outside the U.S.

December 7


Dec 7
1941
Pearl Harbor attacksPearl Harbor is attacked (1941)World War II: Attack on Pearl Harbor - History
Top 10 Shipwrecks
Top 10 United States Landmarks

1956
Birthday of Larry BirdWatchMojo.com continues our series on the Greatest Sports Franchises of All Time with a look at the Boston Celtics.Greatest Sports Franchises: Boston Celtics

1972
Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launchedImportant Firsts in the History of Space ExplorationSpace Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts

1976
Birthday of Georges Laraque Birthday of Georges Laraque (1976)Georges Laraque: Racism, Role of Enforcer, Charity Work
Georges Laraque On NHL Drug Use, Gretzky as Coach

1977
Birthday of Dominic HowardBirthday of Dominic Howard (1977)Top 10 Muse Songs

1979
Release: Theatrical release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.Theatrical release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. This is the film that not only brought back the series, but introduced revised Klingons with a fictionalized language (1979)Top 10 Good Movie Aliens
Top 10 Fictional Languages

1982
American murderer Charles Brooks, Jr. became the first person in the USA to be executed by lethal injectionHistory of Capital Punishment in AmericaThe History of Capital Punishment in the United States

1990
Release: Edward ScissorhandsThe film Edward Scissorhands is released (1990)Top 10 Tim Burton Movies
Top 10 Unlikely Movie Sequels

1996
The first Celebrity Jeopardy skit airs on Saturday Night LiveThe first Celebrity Jeopardy skit airs on Saturday Night Live (1996)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Sketches

2001
Release: Ocean's ElevenThe film Ocean's Eleven is released (2001)Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters

2010
North American release of World of Warcraft Cataclysm. North American release of World of Warcraft Cataclysm. This is the third expansion pack for the MMORPG.Top 10 Greatest Dragons in Video Games

2012
Release: Crime drama 'Deadfall' is released theatrically.Crime drama 'Deadfall' is released theatrically. This film is about a failed casino heist and stars stars Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, and Charlie Hunnam.Top 10 Memorable Movie Heists

2012
Release: So Undercover starring Miley Cyrus is releasedAction comedy 'So Undercover' starring Miley Cyrus is releasedMiley Cyrus: Biography of the Hannah Montana Singer and Actress