Monthly Archives: May 2012

When Mickey Mouse First Spoke. May31:George McGrath

Today in 1929, the first film in which Mickey Mouse first spoke was released…

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Indy 500 Time Travel. May30: Brian Stepanek

Today in 1911, Ray Harroun wins the Indianapolis 500…

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On Top of the World. May29:Alfred Molina

Today in 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest…

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Make Eclipse Not War. May28: Jeremy Ratchford

Today in 585BC, a total solar eclipse took place at the River Halys in Turkey so ending a 5 year war…

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Who made the piano? May27: Gina Yashere

Today in 1796, James MacLean was issued a patent for a piano…

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Dracula & Other Relatives. May26: Ross King

Today in 1897, Count Dracula was born…

And there’s a bonus outtake in the credits…

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Star Wars. May25: The Tweddle Boys

Today in 1977, the movie Star Wars was first released.

This may be our weirdest video yet…

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