Tag: Billboard Magazine
The Best and Worst of 2022
Just some of the best and worst pop culture events of 2022.
This Day in Pop Culture for July 27
1940: Billboard Magazine Starts Its Charts While Billboard Magazine started publication as early as 1894, it began taking a stronger interest in reporting about music in the 1930’s. On this day in 1940, the magazine printed its first “Chart Line” tracking the best-selling records of the day. In 1944, a second chart for jukebox records,…
This Day in Pop Culture for March 25
Believe it or not, but the very first Easter was observed on this day in 31 AD and it also National Waffle Day which just means that God is okay with brunch.
This Day in Pop Culture for January 4
2004: Shotgun Divorce It was one of the shortest marriages in pop culture ever. On January 3, 2004, on a whim, 22-year-old pop star, Brittany Spears married close childhood friend, Jason Allen Alexander at a Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. After a petition was sent to the court stating that Spears “lacked…