Tag: Popeye the Sailor
This Day in Pop Culture for September 10
You’ve seen the cartoons, but did you know that Popeye the Sailor once had his own radio show?
This Day in Pop Culture for June 12
1972: Popeye’s Opens Its Doors for the First Time Though not well-known in all 50 states, Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen is America’s second-largest chicken fast food restaurant chain behind the Colonel’s. The chain has more than 1,800 restaurants in 40 states and also serves in 22 countries. It was established on this day in 1972. Despite…
This Day in Pop Culture for January 17
1929: Popeye the Sailor Man Makes His First Appearance King Features’ comic strip, Thimble Theatre by E. C. Segar had been in existence for ten years before Popeye the Sailor Man was featured on this day in 1929. His first line, “’Ja think I’m a cowboy?!” He quickly became one of the strip’s most popular…