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January 8


Jan 8
1935
Birthday of Elvis PresleyBirthday of Elvis Presley (1935)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
Top 10 Elvis Presley Songs
Top 10 Male Vocalists
Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
The Life and Career of Elvis Presley
Top 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers
Top 10 Signature Rock Moves
Top 10 Iconic Americans
Top 10 Signature Dance Moves
Top 10 Controversial Figures in Rock History

1941
Birthday of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Birthday of Graham Chapman [Monty Python] (1941)Monty Python: A Retrospective of The Most Influential Comedy Troupe of All Time

1942
Birthday of Stephen HawkingBirthday of Stephen Hawking (1942)Top 10 Nerd Icons

1946
Birthday of Robby KriegerBirthday of Robby Krieger [The Doors] (1946)The History of The Doors
Top 10 The Doors Songs

1947
Birthday of David BowieBirthday of David Bowie (1947)Top 10 David Bowie Songs
The Life and Career of David Bowie
Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations
Another Top 10 Most Shocking Music Myths
Top 10 Classic Rock Guitar Riffs
Top 10 Ridiculous 1980s Music Videos
Top 10 Outrageous Male Music Fashion Icons
Top 10 Musicians with Alter Egos

1967
Birthday of R. KellyBirthday of R. Kelly (1967)Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace

1973
Watergate trial begins Watergate scandal: The trial of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins (1973)The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background

1979
Birthday of Sarah PolleyBirthday of Sarah Polley (1979)Top 10 Underrated Actresses

1981
UFO sighting in FranceA local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, claimed to be "perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time" (1981)Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries
World UFO Day: Celebrate Conspiracy and Mystery

1990
Release: Nothing Compares 2 URelease of Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead OConnor (1990)Top 10 Cover Songs
Top 10 Sad Breakup Songs

1993
Release: The Horror Comedy Leprechaun is released.The horror comedy Leprechaun is released (1993)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies
Top 10 Ridiculous Horror Movie Creatures
Top 10 Creative Horror Movie Weapons

2002
President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act (2002)George W. Bush Bio: From the Military to the White House

2004
'The Apprentice' aired its first episode'The Apprentice' aired its first episode (2004)Top 10 Reality Shows

2011
2011 Tucson shooting takes place.Jared Lee Loughner kills 6 and wounds 14, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, in the 2011 Tucson shooting.Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

February 8


Feb 8
1915
Release: The Birth of a NationThe propaganda film The Birth of a Nation is released (1915)Top 10 War Propaganda Films
Top 10 Controversial Movies (EXPLICIT)

1925
Birthday of Jack LemmonBirthday of Jack Lemmon (1925)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

1931
Birthday of James DeanBirthday of James Dean (1931)James Dean: Biography of a Rebel Without A Cause
Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Died Too Soon

1932
Birth of John Williams.Birth of John Williams. He is an American composer, creating countless movie themes. He is considered to be one of the greatest film composers of all time.Top 10 Iconic Instrumental Film Scores

1941
Birthday of Nick Nolte Birthday of Nick Nolte (1941)Are Actors Gary Busey and Nick Nolte The Same Person?

1956
Death of Connie MackDeath of Connie Mack (1862)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

1958
Birthday of Sensational Sherri MartelBirthday of Sensational Sherri Martel (1958)Top 10 Female Wrestlers

1961
Birthday of Motley Crue's Vince NeilMotley Crue vocalist Vince Neil is bornTop 10 Hard Rock Bands of the 1980s

1961
Birthday of Vince NeilBirthday of Vince Neil (1961).Top 10 WTF Moments in Heavy Metal

1963
U.S. outlaws travel and commerce with Cuba Travel, financial and commercial transactions by United States citizens to Cuba are made illegal by the John F. Kennedy administration (1963)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President

1968
Birthday of Gary ColemanBirthday of Gary Coleman (1968)Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

1968
Release: Planet of the ApesThe film Planet of the Apes is released (1968)Top 10 Astronaut Movies
Top 10 Movie Twists

1974
Birthday of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft PunkBirthday of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974).Top 10 Daft Punk Songs
Top 10 Masked Musicians
The History of Daft Punk

1976
Release: Taxi DriverThe film Taxi Driver is released (1976)Top 10 Movies of the 1970s
Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese Movies
Top 10 Improvised Movie Moments
Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV
Top 10 Robert De Niro Moments
Top 10 Movie Anti-Heroes

1982
Birthday of Liam McIntyreBirthday of Liam McIntyre (1982)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

1985
The TV series The Dukes of Hazzard airs its last episodeThe TV series The Dukes of Hazzard airs its last episode (1985)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars

2007
Release: La Vie en RoseLa Vie en Rose, a film about the life of Edith Piaf (2007)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

2007
The TV series Naruto airs its last episodeThe TV series Naruto airs its last episode (2007)Top 10 Anime Battles
Top 10 Anime Anti-Heroes
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

2008
Release: In Bruges is releasedThe movie, 'In Bruges,' is released (2008).Top 10 Obscene Movie Insults (EXPLICIT)
Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

2009
Blink-182 announce their reunion at Grammy AwardsBlink-182 announce their reunion after going on indefinite hiatus at the Grammy AwardsThe History of Blink-182

2010
The TV series Heroes airs its last episodeThe TV series Heroes airs its last episode (2010)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark

2013
Release: Identity ThiefThe film Identity Thief is released (2013)Top 10 Comeback Performances

March 8


Mar 8
International Women's DayInternational Women's DayMarch 8th is International Women's Day

1973
Death of Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan Death of Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan (1973).Top 10 Musicians Who Died at Age 27

1974
The TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episodeThe TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episode (1974)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 TV Families
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

1987
The TV series The A-Team airs its last episodeThe TV series The A-Team airs its last episode (1987)Top 10 Decade Defining Shows of the 1980s
Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars

1991
Release: New Jack CityThe film New Jack City is released (1991)Top 10 Movie Drug Dealers

1993
Release: Premiere of Beavis and Butt-HeadPremiere of Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)Top 10 MTV Shows
Top 10 Adult Cartoons

1994
Nine Inch Nails' The Downward Spiral is releasedThe second Nine Inch Nails album, The Downward Spiral, featuring 'Closer,' is releasedTrent Reznor Bio: Nine Inch Nails and beyond

1994
Release: Relese of Superunknown by SoundgardenRelese of Superunknown by Soundgarden (1994)Top 10 Grunge Bands (REDUX)

1996
Release: The BirdcageThe film The Birdcage is released (1996)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles
Top 10 Robin Williams Performances

1996
Release: Theatrical release of 'Fargo'.Theatrical release of 'Fargo'. This book adaptation by the Coen brothers starred Frances McDormand as Police Chief Marge Grunderson.Top 10 Coen Brothers Movies
Top 10 Dark Comedy Movies
Top 10 Women Cops From Film

1999
Death of Joe DiMaggio Death: Joe DiMaggio (1999)Joe DiMaggio Biography: Life and Career of Baseball's Yankee Clipper

2002
Release: The Time MachineThe film The Time Machine is released (2002)Top 10 Movie Geniuses

2009
The final day of operations at all Circuit City stores.The final day of operations at all Circuit City stores.Top 10 Brands That Failed

2009
The TV series The L Word airs its last episodeThe TV series The L Word airs its last episode (2009)Top 10 TV Shows You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

2013
Release: Theatrical release of 'Dead Man Down'.Theatrical release of 'Dead Man Down'. Starring Colin Farrell, he plays an enforcer to a New York crime boss responsible for the deaths of his wife and daughter.Top 10 Movie Crime Bosses

2013
Release: Theatrical release of 'Oz The Great And Powerful'. Theatrical release of 'Oz The Great And Powerful'. This film is a prequel to the story of Dorothy, instead showcasing the origins of the wizard of Oz.Top 10 Wizard of Oz Movie Trivia

2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappearsMalaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears on its way to Beijing (2014)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries

April 8


Apr 8
National Empanada DayNational Empanada DayHow to Make Empanadas: Recipe

1918
Birthday of Betty FordBirthday of Betty Ford, wife of President Gerald Ford.Top 10 Influential First Ladies of the United States

1966
The TV series The Addams Family airs its last episodeThe TV series The Addams Family airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 Married Sitcom Couples

1973
Death of Pablo Picasso Death: Pablo Picasso (1973)Top Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Primer

1975
Release: Toys in the Attic is releasedToys in the Attic is released (1975)Top 10 Aerosmith Songs

1977
The Clash album is releasedThe Clash's self-titled debut is released in the UKThe History of The Clash

1979
Birthday of Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho Birthday of Alexi Laiho [Children of Bodom] (1979)Children of Bodom On 15th Anniversary, Kenny G
Interview with Children of Bodom: Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman
Children of Bodom on 'Relentless Reckless Forever'

1979
Finale of the Sitcom All in the FamilyThe TV series All in the Family airs its last episode (1979)Top 10 Sitcoms of All Time
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s

1980
Birthday of Katee SackhoffBirthday of Katee Sackhoff (1980)Top 10 Epic TV Cameos

1982
Release: Toto album, Toto IV, is releasedToto album, 'Toto IV,' featuring the song, 'Africa,' is releasedTop 10 Misheard Lyrics

1988
Release: Above the LawThe film Above the Law is released (1988)Top 10 Action Movies of the 1980s

1990
Twin Peaks DebutsThe show Twin Peaks airs its first episode (1990)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon
Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On
Top 10 TV Drama Pilot Episodes

1992
Arthur Ashe announces that he has AIDSRetired tennis great Arthur Ashe announces that he has AIDS, acquired from blood transfusions during one of his two heart surgeries (1992)AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease

1998
Release: TaxiThe film Taxi is released (1998)Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies

2000
The More Cowbell sketch airs on Saturday Night LiveThe More Cowbell sketch airs on Saturday Night Live (2000)Top 10 Hilarious Will Ferrell Moments
Top 10 Saturday Night Live Sketches

2005
On "Coronation Street," Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Hunt for the second time.On "Coronation Street," Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Hunt for the second time.Top 10 Coronation Street Trivia

2006
Shedden massacreShedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang (2006)Bandidos Motorcycle Gang Massacre

2011
Release: HannaThe film Hanna is released (2011)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots

2012
Release: The Client ListThe TV series The Client List airs its first episode. (2012)Top 10 TV MILFS

2012
The series CSI: Miami airs its last episodeThe series CSI: Miami airs its last episode (2012)Top 10 Comeback Performances

2014
Ultimate Warrior DiesWrestling legend the Ultimate Warrior passes away just days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of FameTop 10 Wrestlers

May 8


May 8
1886
The first sales of Coca-Cola are madeThe first sales of Coca-Cola are made (1886)Top 10 Sodas
Top 10 Food Mascots
Top 10 Iconic American Businesses
Delicious Coca-Cola Cake Recipe
Top 10 Iconic Junk Foods

1911
Birthday of Robert JohnsonBirthday of Robert Johnson (1911)Top 10 Guitarists of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Most Shocking Music Myths

1944
Birthday of Gary GlitterBirthday of Gary Glitter (1944)Top 10 Controversial Figures in Rock History

1953
Birthday of Alex Van Halen Birthday of Alex Van Halen (1953)Van Halen: History of the Hard Rock Band

1958
Release: DraculaThe film Dracula is released (1958)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 Movie Vampires

1963
Birthday of Michel GondryBirthday of Michel Gondry (1963)Top 10 Independent Filmmakers

1970
Release: The Beatles album, Let It Be, is releasedLet It Be is released (1970)Top 10 Beatles Songs
Top 10 Beatles Moments

1975
Birthday of Enrique IglesiasBirthday of Enrique Iglesias (1975)Another Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos

1988
The TV series Magnum, P.I. airs its last episodeThe TV series Magnum, P.I. airs its last episode (1988)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 TV Detectives
Top 10 Ferraris from Movies and TV

1989
The Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Q Who first airsThe Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Q Who first airs (1989)Top 10 Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes

1992
Release: Basic Instinct is releasedThe film Basic Instinct is released (1992)Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

1993
Release: Haddaway's What is Love is releasedHaddaway's 'What is Love' is releasedTop 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

1993
The character Matt Foley Motivational Speaker debuts on Saturday Night LiveThe character Matt Foley Motivational Speaker debuts on Saturday Night Live, performed by Chris Farley (1993)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Characters

1994
The StandThe TV miniseries The Stand premieres (1994)Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

1998
Release: Deep Impact is releasedThe film Deep Impact was released (1998)Top 10 City Destruction Scenes in Movies
Top 10 Copycat Movies
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

2009
Release: Star TrekThe film Star Trek is released (2009)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV
Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

2012
Prometheus is releasedPrometheus is released (2012).Top 10 Unresolved Movie Cliffhangers

June 8


Jun 8
1845
Death of Andrew JacksonDeath of Andrew Jackson (1845).Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America

1937
Release: La Grande Illusion is releasedLa Grande Illusion is released (1937).Top 10 Prison Escape Films

1940
Birthday of Nancy SinatraBirthday of Nancy Sinatra (1940)Top 10 Classic Duets
The Life and Career of Frank Sinatra

1951
Birthday of Bonnie TylerBirthday of Bonnie Tyler (1951)Top 10 Ridiculous 1980s Music Videos

1954
Birthday of Black Flag's Greg GinnBlack Flag guitarist and singer Greg Ginn is bornTop 10 Punk Bands

1955
Birthday of Tim Berners-LeeBirthday of Tim Berners-Lee (1955)Top 10 Greatest Inventions of All Time

1963
Release of We Shall Overcome by Pete SeegerRelease of We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger (1963)Top 10 Protest Songs

1965
Birthday of Milli Vanilli's Rob PilatusRob Pilatus of Milli Vanilli is bornTop 10 Lip Sync Fails

1967
The USS Liberty is attacked by the Israeli Air Force during the Six-Day WarThe USS Liberty is attacked by the Israeli Air Force during the Six-Day War, apparently by mistake (1967)Top 10 Political Lies of All Time

1977
Birthday of Kanye WestBirthday of Kanye West (1977)Top 10 Kanye West Songs
The Life and Career of Kanye West
Top 10 Hated Musical Artists
Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations

1983
Release: Trading PlacesThe film Trading Places is released (1983)Top 10 Butlers from TV and Film

1984
Release: Ghostbusters is releasedThe film Ghostbusters is released (1984)Top 10 Movies of the 1980s
Top 10 Ensemble Comedy Movie Casts
Top 10 Mad Scientists
Top 10 Movie Cars
Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults

1984
Release: GremlinsThe film Gremlins is released (1984)Top 10 Creative Horror Movie Weapons

1987
Release: MiseryThe Stephen King novel Misery is released (1987)Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

1999
Release: Release of CalifornicationRelease of Californication (1999)Top 10 Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs

2004
The series Hey Arnold! airs its final episodeThe series Hey Arnold! airs its final episode (2004)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

2004
The TV series Rugrats airs its last episodeThe TV series Rugrats airs its last episode (2004)Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV

2004
Release: Velvet Revolver debut, Contraband, is releasedVelvet Revolver debut album, Contraband, is released (2004)Top 10 Supergroups

2007
Release: Ocean's ThirteenThe film Ocean's Thirteen is released (2007)Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters

2009
The TV series Nurse Jackie airs its first episodeThe TV series Nurse Jackie airs its first episode (2009)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time

2012
2012 Release: PrometheusPrometheus was released on this day in 2012Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies

2012
Release: Prometheus is releasedPrometheus is released (2012).Top 10 Movie Prequels

July 8


Jul 8
1944
Birthday of actor of Jeffrey TamborBirthday of actor of Jeffrey Tambor (1944)Top 10 TV Grandpas of All Time

1944
Roswell UFO incident took placeRoswell UFO incident took place (1947)Top 10 UFO Sightings

1949
Birthday of Wolfgang PuckBirthday of Wolfgang Puck, Austrian celebrity chef, restaurateur, businessman and occasional actor.Top 10 Celebrity Chefs

1958
Birthday of Kevin BaconBirthday of Kevin Bacon (1958).Top 10 Actors Who Crashed As Musicians

1961
Birthday of Depeche Mode's Andy FletcherBirthday of Andy Fletcher [Depeche Mode] (1961)The History of Depeche Mode

1970
Birthday of Beck (Hansen)Birthday of Beck (Hansen), an American musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his song 'Loser.'Top 10 Celebrity Scientologists
Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1990s

1990
The TV series Mr. Belvedere airs its last episodeThe TV series Mr. Belvedere airs its last episode (1990)Top 10 Butlers from TV and Film

1994
Death of Kim II-sungKim II-sung dies (1994).Top 10 Influential Political Leaders of the Last Century

1994
Kim Jong-il assumes supreme leadership of North Korea Kim Jong-il begins to assume supreme leadership of North Korea upon the death of his father, Kim Il-sung (1994)Top 10 Ruthless Dictators

1998
Birthday of Jaden Smith Birthday of Jaden Smith (1998)Top 10 Will Smith Movies
Will Smith: From Fresh Prince To Hollywood Powerhouse

2000
Release: The book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is releasedThe book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released (2000)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters

2000
The show Freaks and Geeks airs its last episodeThe show Freaks and Geeks airs its last episode (2000)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

2005
Release: Release of Fantastic FourRelease of Fantastic Four (2005)Top 10 Marvel Superheroines

2010
Release: InceptionThe film Inception is released (2010)Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films

2011
Death of Betty FordDeath of Betty Ford, wife of President Gerald Ford.Top 10 Influential First Ladies of the United States

2011
Release: Horrible Bosses is releasedThe film Horrible Bosses is released (2011)Top 10 Comeback Performances
Top 10 Colin Farrell Performances

August 8


Aug 8
1560
Birthday of Elizabeth BathoryBirthday of Elizabeth Bathory, also known as the Blood Countess and one of the most prolific female serial killers in history (1560)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

1937
Birthday of Dustin HoffmanBirthday of Dustin Hoffman (1937)The Life and Career of Academy Award Winning Actor Dustin Hoffman
Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

1947
Birthday of Ken Dryden Birthday: Ken Dryden (1947) Ken Dryden on Politics vs. Sports

1960
Release: PsychoThe film Psycho is released (1960)Top 10 Dramatic Movie Deaths
Top 10 Movies Where the Protagonist Dies
Top 10 Movies of All Time
Top 10 Movie Shower Scenes

1961
Birthday of The EdgeBirthday of The Edge (1961)Top 10 Greatest U2 Songs
The History of U2

1962
Birthday of Kool Moe DeeBirthday of Kool Moe DeeTop 10 Hip-Hop Feuds and Rivalries

1967
Birthday of SableBirthday of Sable (1967)Top 10 Female Wrestlers

1973
Birthday of Creed's Scott StappBirthday of Creed's Scott Stapp (1973).Another Top 10 Hated Musical Artists

1974
President Richard Nixon announced his resignation from the office of the President of the U.S. President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day (1974) Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate
The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background
Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate

1975
Release: Farewell, My LovelyThe film Farewell, My Lovely is released (1975)Top 10 Movie Detectives

1981
Birthday of Roger FedererBirthday of Roger Federer (1981).Top 10 Most Dominant Male Athletes of All Time

1986
Release: The Transformers: The MovieThe film The Transformers: The Movie is released (1986)Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series
Top 10 Animated Villains Excluding Disney and Pixar
Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments

1986
The TV series Knight Rider airs its last episodeThe TV series Knight Rider airs its last episode (1986)Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars

1988
Release: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton is releaesedN.W.A.'s debut album, Straight Outta Compton, is released (1988)Top 10 Dr. Dre Songs
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1992
Guns N%u2019 Roses and Metallica Stadium Tour Riots at Montreal's Olympic StadiumMetallica singer James Hetfield is burned on stage and Guns N' Roses cancel their set, resulting in massive riots in Montreal streetsTop 10 Concert Tragedies and Mishaps

2008
2008 Beijing Summer Olympics begin2008 Beijing Summer Olympics beginTop 10 Lip Sync Fails

2011
Release: Watch the Throne album by Jay-Z and Kanye WestWatch the Throne album by Jay-Z and Kanye West (2011)Top 10 Kanye West Songs

2014
Release: Theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.Theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This reboot re-invents the characters for a new generation.Top 10 Superhero Teams

September 8


Sep 8
1921
The first Miss America pageant is heldThe first Miss America pageant is held in Atlantic City, New Jersey (1921)Top 10 U.S. Beauty Pageant Fails

1925
Birthday of Peter SellersBirth of British film actor Peter Sellers (1925)Top 10 Peter Sellers Performances
Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

1932
Birthday of Patsy ClineBirthday of Patsy Cline (1932)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time
Top 10 Female Country Music Stars

1949
Death of Richard StraussDeath of Richard Strauss (1949)Top 10 Iconic Pieces of Classical Music

1966
Debut of Star Trek: The Original SeriesThe TV series Star Trek: The Original Series airs its first episode (1966)Top 10 Star Trek: The Original Series Episodes
Top 10 Greatest Sci-Fi Television Series
Top 10 Star Trek Villains
Top 10 Alien Races from Television
Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon
Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series
Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series
Top 10 TV Bromances
Top 10 William Shatner’s Captain Kirk Fight Moves
Top 10 TV Doctors

1971
Birthday of Martin FreemanBirthday of Martin Freeman (1971)Top 10 Moments from Sherlock (The Series)

1972
The TV series Are You Being Served? airs its first episodeThe TV series Are You Being Served? airs its first episode (1972)Top 10 British TV Comedies

1979
Birthday of PinkBirthday of Pink, otherwise known as Alecia Beth Moore, an American singer-songwriter, musician and actress.Pink Biography: Life and Career of the Singer
Top 10 Sexiest Female Singers: Modern Edition

1981
The TV series Only Fools and Horses airs its first episodeThe TV series Only Fools and Horses airs its first episode (1981)Top 10 British TV Comedies

1995
Release: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie NewmarThe film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is released (1995)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

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

2007
Release: Eastern PromisesThe film Eastern Promises is released (2007)Top 10 Greatest Movie Knife Fights

October 8


Oct 8
World Egg DayWorld Egg DayEasy Recipe for Eggs Benedict and Hollandaise Sauce

1943
Birthday of Chevy ChaseBirthday of Chevy Chase (1943)Top 10 Movie Idiots

1948
Birthday of Johnny RamoneBirthday of Johnny Ramone [The Ramones] (1948)The History of the Ramones
Top 10 Punk Bands

1949
Birthday of Sigourney WeaverBirthday of actress Sigourney Weaver (1949)Top 10 Female Action Stars
Top 10 Horror Movie Heroes
Top 10 Career Defining Movies

1965
Birthday of C-Jay Ramone Birthday of C-Jay Ramone (1965)The History of the Ramones

1968
Release: Romeo and Juliet directed by Franco Zeffirelli is releasedRomeo and Juliet directed by Franco Zeffirelli is released (1968).Top 10 Romeo and Juliet Trivia

1970
Birthday of Matt DamonBirthday of actor Matt Damon (1970)Matt Damon: From Obscure Actor To Hollywood Golden Boy
Top 10 Matt Damon Performances
Top 10 Actor Body Transformations

1985
Birthday of Bruno Mars Birthday of Bruno Mars (1985)Bruno Mars: Biography and Origins

1992
Release of Mortal KombatDebut of the iconic arcade fighting game Mortal Kombat (1992)Top 10 Tournament Fighting Game Franchises
Top 10 Video Game Controversies
Top 10 Most Violent Video Games
Top 10 Video Game Ninjas

1993
Theatrical release of Demolition Man.Theatrical release of Demolition Man. This sci-fi action flick froze Sylvester Stallone and thawed him out in 2032 to face off against Wesley Snipes.Top 10 Wrong Movie Predictions About the Future

1997
Release: Seven Years in TibetThe film Seven Years in Tibet is released (1997)Top 10 Worst Movie Accents

2004
Release: Friday Night LightsThe film Friday Night Lights is released (2004)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

2012
Columbus Day 2012Columbus Day in 2012Calendar Days: Columbus Day History

2013
Release: William Shatner album Ponder the Mystery is releasedWilliam Shatner album Ponder the Mystery is released (2013).Top 10 Actors Who Crashed As Musicians

November 8


Nov 8
1836
Birth of game pioneer Milton BradleyWatchMojo.com speaks with the foremost experts on the popular board game, Monopoly, to find out about its history and how to win.Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Monopoly

1847
Birthday of Bram StokerBirthday of Irish novelist and short story writer, Bram Stoker (1847) Top 10 Vampire Movies

1956
Release: The Ten CommandmentsRelease of the film The Ten Commandments (1956)Top 10 Biblical Movies

1960
John F. Kennedy defeats Richard NixonJohn F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the twentieth century to become the 35th president of the United States (1960)John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President

1966
Birthday of Gordon RamsayBirthday of Gordon Ramsay, British chef, businessman, entrepreneur, television personality and restaurateur.Top 10 Celebrity Chefs

1971
Birthday of Tech N9neBirthday of Tech N9ne, an American rapper.Interview with Tech N9ne: Gangnam Style
Interview with Tech N9ne, with Krizz Kaliko and Mad Child from Swollen Members

1971
Release: Led Zeppelin IV is releasedLed Zeppelin IV is released (1971).Top 10 Iconic Rock Songs
Top 10 Led Zeppelin Songs
Top 10 Greatest Best-Selling Albums of All Time

1973
Release: Robin Hood is releasedRobin Hood is released (1973)Another Top 10 Animated Disney Villains

1974
Release: Queen Album Sheer Heart Attack is releasedQueen Album Sheer Heart Attack is released (1974)Top 10 Queen Songs

1975
Birthday of Tara ReidA list of the top 10 celebrity train wrecks, meltdowns and breakdowns.Top 10 Celebrity Train Wrecks

1978
Release: MagicThe film Magic is released (1978)Top 10 Scary Movie Dolls

1980
Release: Motorhead album, Ace of Spades, is releasedMotorhead album, 'Ace of Spades,' is releasedThe History of Motorhead

1981
Release: Celine's first French solo album, La voix du bon Dieu, is releasedCeline's first French solo album, 'La voix du bon Dieu,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

1985
Birthday of Jack Osbourne Birthday of Jack Osbourne (1985)Ozzy Osbourne: Biography from Black Sabbath to Solo Artist

1985
Release: Transylvania 6-5000The film Transylvania 6-5000 is released (1985)Top 10 Mad Scientists

1993
Release: Wu-Tang Clan's debut, Enter the Wu-Tang," is releasedWu-Tang Clan's debut album, "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)," is releasedTop 10 Greatest Rap Debut Albums

1999
Release: The World Is Not EnoughThe film The World Is Not Enough is released (1999)Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices

2001
The Family Guy episode Emission Impossible first airsThe Family Guy episode Emission Impossible first airs (2001)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

2002
Release: 8 MileThe film 8 Mile is released (2002)Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults
Top 10 Oscar-Winning Songs
Top 10 Movie Theme Songs
Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love

2013
Release: 12 Years a SlaveThe film 12 Years a Slave is released (2013)Top 10 Best Movies of 2013

2013
Release: Thor: The Dark World is releasedTheatrical release of Thor: The Dark World. This sequel pits Thor against a threat to the Nine Realms, the dark elf Malekith.Top 10 Marvel Movies
Supervillain Origins: Malekith The Accursed
Top 10 Superhero Movie Weapons
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

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Dec 8
1943
Birthday of Jim MorrisonBirthday of Jim Morrison (1943)The History of The Doors
Top 10 The Doors Songs
Top 10 Classic Rock Bands
Top 10 Music Biopic Performances
Top 10 Dead People Rumored to be Alive
Top 10 Musicians Who Died Too Soon
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s
Top 10 Frontmen of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Controversial Band Member Replacements in Rock
Top 10 Memorable Grammy Snubs

1961
Birth of Ann CoulterA countdown of the most combative, angry conservatives personalities in the United States.Top 10 Angry U.S. Conservatives

1979
Birthday of Ingrid Michaelson Birthday of Ingrid Michaelson (1979)Ingrid Michaelson On 'Grey's Anatomy' Spot, Beginning in Music
Ingrid Michaelson on Working with Sara Bareilles, Twitter

1980
Death of John LennonDeath of John Lennon (1980)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
The Life and Career of John Lennon
The History of The Beatles
Top 10 Beatles Moments
Top 10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories
Top 10 Musicians Who Died Too Soon
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1960s
Top 10 Controversial Figures in Rock History
Top 10 Beatles Songs
Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

1982
Release: 48 Hrs.Release of the film 48 Hrs. (1982)Top 10 Eddie Murphy Moments

1982
Birthday of Nicki MinajBirthday of Nicki Minaj (1982)Nicki Minaj Biography and Origins
Top 10 Musicians with Alter Egos
Top 10 Hip-Hop Feuds and Rivalries
Top 10 Hated Musical Artists

1982
Release: The VerdictThe film The Verdict is released (1982)Top 10 Movie Lawyers

1987
First Intifada beginsFirst Intifada begins in West Bank, Gaza Strip and Israel (1987). Top 10 Riots of the Past 100 Years

1989
Release: The War of the RosesThe film The War of the Roses is released (1989)Top 10 Dark Comedy Movies

1997
Release: My Heart Will Go OnThe song My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion is released (1997)Top 10 Movie Theme Songs

2000
Release: Crouching Tiger, Hidden DragonThe film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is released (2000)Top 10 Movie Sword Fights
Top 10 Successful Foreign Films

2000
Seagram and Vivendi Universal MergerSeagram and Vivendi Universal merged to form Vivendi Universal Entertainment (2000).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

2004
Death of Dimebag DarrellDimebag Darrell is killed onstage while performing in Colombus, Ohio [Pantera, Damageplan] (2004)Top 10 Concert Tragedies and Mishaps
Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands