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This Day in Pop Culture for July 15

Universal Studios Tram Tour

1964: Universal Studios Tram Tour Introduced

Universal Studios has allowed guests to see the magic of making movies since 1915, but the official “GlamorTram” Tours began on this day in 1964. Guests are taken throughout the studios sound stages a  “neighborhoods,” but what has always made the trip special were the extra special effects that guests would experience while on the tram. The different effects has changed over the years but has included  flash flood, an earthquake, an attack by Jaws, a rockslide, a runaway train, the avalanche tunnel, an encounter with King Kong and others. (Wikimedia)

Birthdays

  • 1945: Jan-Michael Vincent (actor)
  • 1946: Linda Ronstadt (singer)
  • 1950: Arianna Huffington (publisher)
  • 1951: Jesse Ventura (politician)
  • 1952: Terry O’Quinn (actor)
  • 1961: Forest Whitaker (actor)
  • 1972: Scott Foley (actor)
  • 1973: Brian Austin Green (actor)
  • 1977: Lana Parrilla (actress)

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Jeffrey Totey View All

I write about arts and entertainment in the greater Seattle area.

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