Without meaning to, Walt Disney’s animated “Bambi” led to a huge drop in hunting rifle sales when the film came out on this day in 1942.
It was on this day that Universal Pictures released its second version of the “Phantom of the Opera’, the only silent film won an Oscar and Mickey Mouse was copyrighted.
1935: Paperbook Books Start a Revolution Once upon a time, Allen Lane, Chairman of the London publisher, The Bodley Head was returning home after traveling with author Agatha Christie and … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for July 30
1934: Happy Birthday Donald The grumpy sidekick of Mickey Mouse, Donald Fauntleroy Duck, was “born” on this day in 1934 when he made his first big screen appearance in Walt … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for June 9
1966: Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day Although nobody seems to know for sure when the first Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day began, but most seem to think it … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for February 5
Fleetwood Mac released their 11th album, Rumours, on this day in 1977.
The Rubik’s Cube became a thing on this day in 1980.