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‘Onward’ is for Boys What ‘Frozen’ is for Girls

Onward

Despite its wacky premise, Onward just might develop a strong following similar to Frozen. In fact, it is its equivalent for boys.

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This Day in Pop Culture for February 15

1903: The First Teddy Bear is Sold Morris Michtom began selling stuffed bears in his toy shop on this day in 1903. Earlier, he had asked President Theodore Roosevelt for permission to use the president’s nickname, Teddy. The president agreed and soon, other toy companies were churning out copies of their own “Teddy Bears.” Can you imagine it happening again?

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This Day in Pop Culture for February 5

1919: United Artists is Created On February 5, 1919, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith came together to form United Artists Corporation with the goal of gaining more financial and artistic control over producing and distributing their films. Chaplin not only acted but also directed UA films. Pickford retired in the 1930’s but continued to act as

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