This Day in Pop Culture for July 17
1984: National Ice Cream Day It’s strange to think, but nobody really know who invented ice cream. Look up the origins of ice cream and you’ll find that it has a complicated history that goes back as far as 500 BC. When Quaker colonists moved to Ameirica in the 1650’s, they brought over their ice…
This Day in Pop Culture for April 22
After Seinfeld, Julia Louis Dreyfus struck gold again with her sitcom “Veep” which premiered on this day in 2012.
This Day in Pop Culture for April 5
1956: Bathroom of the Future As great as Disneyland is today, it fell short of Walt Disney’s expectations. Money ran out too quickly and Disney had to make do. But instead of opening the park with empty buildings, he and his crew ran to get sponsors to house special exhibits. One of the lesser-known attractions…
This Day in Pop Culture for February 6
1914: Thurl Ravenscroft is Born On this day back in 1914, a baby boy named Thurl was born in Norfolk, Nebraska. Many years later, Mr. Ravenscroft moved to California to study at the Otis Art Institute. In the late 1940’s, Thurl joined the singing group The Mellomen who sang back up for the likes of…