January 1 - New Year's Day (as if you needed an excuse to party.)
January 2 - Maui International Surf Championships begin.
January 3 - Super Soakers appear on the market, 1991.
January 4 - The blender is invented, 1910.
January 5 - Tony Ferko sets a world record by juggling 7 ping pong balls
with his mouth, 1987.
January 6 - The dorm room refrigerator is invented, 1956.
January 7 - The first ant farm is sold in America, 1958.
January 8 - Elvis Presley's birthday.
January 9 - Richard Nixon's birthday, 1913.
January 10 - In 1984, Wendy's spokesperson Clara Peller first asks, "Where's
January 11 - Annual Snow Shovel Riding Contest, Ambridge, PA.
January 12 - The first Super Bowl occurs, 1967.
January 13 - Benedict Arnold's birthday,
January 14 - The Simpsons premiers, 1990.
January 15 - Chuck Berry's birthday, 1926.
January 16 - National Nothing Day, a day where you can celebrate not having
to celebrate anything.
January 17 - The final episode of Bonanza airs, 1973.
January 18 - The original Morris The Cat dies, 1975.
January 19 - The front-hook bra is invented, 1951.
January 20 - George Burns' birthday, 1896.
January 21 - The microwave oven is invented, 1967.
January 22 - The first nude beach opens in the U,S.,1952.
January 23 - Tupperware is invented, 1942.
January 24 - John Belushi's birthday, 1949.
January 25 - Grand Rapids, MI becomes the first city to add fluoride to its
water supply, 1945.
January 26 - Eddie Van Halen's birthday, 1957.
January 27 - Laverne and Shirley premiers, 1976.
January 28 - We Are The World raises hundreds of millions of dollars for starving
January 29 - Sweden becomes the first nation to curb the use of aerosol cans,
January 30 - The first fist fight in the U.S. House of Representatives occurs,
January 31 - The twist-off bottle top is invented, 1956.
February 1 - Fred Flintstone's birthday, 2 million B.C.
February 2 - Ground Hog Day.
February 3 - Thomas Crapper invents the first flush toilet,1837.
February 4 - Dan Quayle's birthday, 1947.
February 5 - New York becomes the first city to adopt 3-color traffic lights,
February 6 - Ronald Reagan's birthday, 1911.
February 7 - National Hangover Awareness Day.
February 8 - James Dean's birthday, 1931.
February 9 - The G.I. Joe doll is introduced, 1964,( Ken doll was invented,
1974) " F- G.I.Joe "
February 10 - The styrofoam cooler is invented, 1957.
February 11 - The "La-Z-Boy" chair is invented, 1948.
February 12 - Abraham Lincoln's birthday,1809.
February 13 - VJ Martha Quinn of MTV appears on the TV show The Bradys
as Bobby Brady's fiancee,1990.
February 14 - Valentine's Day. (Go find someone to party with.)
February 15 - Valentine's candy goes on sale.
February 16 - Zsa Zsa Gabor's birthday (or National "Slap A Cop" day.)
February 17 - Michael Jordan's birthday, 1963.
February 18 - Vanna White's birthday,1957.
February 19 - The very first prize is inserted into a Cracker Jack box, 1913.
February 20 - Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day, when citizens are asked
to go outside at noon local time and yell "Hoodie-Hoo" to chase winter away.
February 21 - Alka Seltzer is introduced, 1931.
February 22 - Julius Irving's birthday, 1950,
February 23 - The Tootsie Roll is introduced,1896.
February 24 - Wayne's World opens in American theatres,1992.
February 25 - Milli Vanilli wins a Grammy for "Best New Artist." (Oops.)1990.
February 26 - The first cartoon is shown in a movie theatre,1909.
February 27 - Elizabeth Taylor's birthday,1932.
February 28 - The last episode of M*A*S*H airs, with over 121 million viewers,1983.
February 29 - Leap Day.
March 1 - Roger Daltrey's birthday, 1944.
March 2 - In 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points in one basketball
March 3 - Harvard freshman, Lothrop Withington, Jr,, becomes the country's
first goldfish swallower, 1959.
March 4 - Toothbrush bristles are changed from badger hair to nylon, 1938.
March 5 - The first breeding of a Great Dane and a Dachshund is performed,
creating a "Great Dachshund", 1972.
March 6 - Ed McMahon's birthday, 1923.(I don't know how that is!)
March 7 - The Fourth Of July, Warsaw, Poland.(I wonder what part of "Fourth
Of July" they didn't understand?)
March 8 - National Girl Scout Week begins.
March 9 - The Department of Agriculture declares ketchup a vegetable,
March 10 - The first confirmed octuplets are bornin Mexico, 1967.
March 11 - Lawrence Welk's birthday, 1903.
March 12 - The "Hell's Angels" are created, 1948,
March 13 - U2's Adam Clayton's birthday, 1960.
March 14 - The baseball cap is invented, 1860.
March 15 - The first baseball cap is worn backwards, 1860.
March 16 - Jerry Lewis' birthday, 1925.
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day.
March 18 - Leona Helmsley is sentenced to 4 years in prison for tax evasion,
March 19 - Chewing gum is invented,1871.
March 20 - The first official sighting of Elvis occurs, Butte, Montana, 1980.
March 21 - The first day of spring.
March 22 - New Kids On The Block and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles doll -
sales exceed $1,8 billion, 1990.(Do you beleave that these caught on!)
March 23 - The Dixie Cup is invented, 1912.
March 24 - The first pine tree air freshener is introduced, 1971.
March 25 - Elton John's birthday, 1947.
March 26 - Martin Short's birthday, 1950.
March 27 - Liz Taylor's wedding anniversary.
March 28 - Liz Taylor's wedding anniversary.
March 29 - Liz Taylor's wedding anniversary.
March 30 - Eric Clapton's birthday, 1945,
March 31 - An easy listening radio station in Annandale, VA, is blown up,
April 1 - April Fool's Day.
April 2 - Velcro is introduced, 1978.
April 3 - Eddie Murphy's birthday, 1961.
April 4 - Tater Day (a day that celebrates the potato), Benton, Kentucky.
April 5 - The first issue of TV Guide goes on the market,1953.
April 6 - Bob Marley's birthday, 1945.
April 7 - The final episode of Star Trek airs, 1969,
April 8 - Hank Aaron hits his 715th home run, breaking Babe Ruth's record,
April 9 - Dennis Quaid's birthday, 1954.
April 10 - World Crits Festival, St. Ceorge, South Carolina, 1992.
April 11 - The Equal Opportunity Commission regulates that sexual harassment
of women is illegal in the work place, 1980.
April 12 - David Letterman's birthday, 1947.
April 13 - World Cow Chip Throwing Championship, Beaver, Oklahoma.
April 14 - Dungeons and Dragons is invented, 1974.
April 15 - The bottle opener is invented, 1738.
April 16 - The first test-tube baby is born, 1986.
April 17 - The Ford Mustang makes its debut, 1964.
April 18 - The first "Walk/Don't Walk" signs are installed in a city, 1955.
April 19 - Reading Is Fun week begins.
April 20 - National Lingerie week begins.
April 21 - Iggy Pop's birthday, 1947.
April 22 - Jack Nicholson's birthday, 1937.
April 23 - Summer begins in Ireland.
April 24 - Rattlesnake Derby (a snake racing contest), begins in Mangum, Oklahoma.
April 25 - Elvis Presley hits number one with Heartbreak Hotel, 1956.
April 26 - The largest bank robbery in the U.S.-$3.3 million-occurs in Tucson,
April 27 - Wide World Of Sports premiers on TV, 1961.
April 28 - Jay Leno's birthday, 1950.
April 29 - Michelle Pfeiffer's birthday, 1962.
April 30 - National Honesty Day.
May 1 - May Day.
May 2 - Engelbert Humperdinck's birthday, 1936.
May 3 - James Brown's birthday, 1934.
May 4 - The final episode of Laverne and Shirley airs, 1983.
May 5 - 1,904 pound "Big Boy," the world's largest pig, is born, 1939.
May 6 - Babe Ruth hits his first major league home run,1915.
May 7 - Hard Rock Cafe's World Cup of Windsurfing Championships, Maui.
May 8 - Jim Morrison's birthday, 1943.
May 9 - The FDA approves the first public sale of contraceptive pills, 1960.
May 10 - U2's Bono's birthday (b.Paul Hewson), 1960.
May 11 - The chair is invented, 2181 B.C.
May 12 - George Carlin's birthday,1937.
May 13 - The U.S. Postal Service introduces postcards,1873.
May 14 - David Byrne's birthday,1952.
May 15 - DuPont announces "Nylon Day" where nylons replace silk stockings,
May 16 - Janet Jackson's birthday, 1966.
May 17 - The rubberband is invented,1845.
May 18 - National Visit Your Relatives Day.
May 19 - The first department store opens,1848.
May 20 - Cher's birthday,1946.
May 21 - Mr. T's birthday, 1952.
May 22 - The lucky rabbit's foot is first used, 600 B.C.
May 23 - The first Cliff Notes appear in schools,1953.
May 24 - Mary Had A Little Lamb is written,1830.
May 25 - The movie Star Wars is released,1977.
May 26 - John Wayne's birthday,1907.
May 27 - The first black light is sold in a novelty shop, 1961.
May 28 - The first Batman comic book is introduced, 1939.
May 29 - The first people reach the top of Mt. Everest, the world's highest
May 30 - The compact disc is introduced, 1981.
May 31 - Clint Eastwood's birthday, 1930.
June 1 - The first Superman comic book is published, 1938.
June 2 - Jerry Mathers'(Beaver Cleaver) birthday, 1948.
June 3 - The world's first tattoo is performed, 208 B.C.
June 4 - The world record for Hackey-Sacking is set: 48,825 consecutive times,
June 5 - The first drive-in theatre opens, 1933.
June 6 - Dana Carvey's birthday,1955.
June 7 - (the artist formaly known as) Prince's birthday,1958.
June 8 - The first stolen car is reported,1896.
June 9 - The NFL and the AFL merge,1966.
June 10 - The first drive-thru restaurant opens in America, 1952.
June 11 - The first teenager drives backward through a drive-thru restaurant,
June 12 - Jim Nabors' birthday.
June 13 - The Ford Foundation launches a study to raise the cultural level
of TV shows, 1951.
June 14 - Mr. Ed premiers, 1951.
June 15 - Jim Belushi's birthday, 1954.
June 16 - The first baseball game is played,1846.
June 17 - The Broadway musical "Oh! Calcutta!" opens, using the naked human
body for the first time as a stage costume, 1969.
June 18 - Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space, 1983.
June 19 - Batman Returns opens in U.S, theatres,1992.
June 20 - Noxema is named, because it "knocks eczema" out, 1914.
June 21 - CBS introduces the first long-playing record, 1948.
June 22 - The day disco officially died, 1979.
June 23 - The day disco should have died, 1974.
June 24 - A new world record is set for spitting a watermelon seed 68 feet,9
1/8 inches, 1989.
June 25 - The tennis shoe is invented,1947.
June 26 - The first movie theatre in the U.S. opens, with 10 cent movies,
June 27 - The first sighting of flying saucers is reported in the U.S., 1947.
June 28 - The first dog show is held, Newcastle, England, 1859.
June 29 - The first remote control is sold with a TV, 1964.
June 30 - Mike Tyson's (#316394) birthday, 1966.(also my mom's)
July 1 - Dan Aykroyd's birthday, 1952.
July 2 - A new record is set for throwing a Frisbee 623.6 feet, 1988.
July 3 - The last episode of Bewitched airs, 1972.
July 4 - The Fourth Of July.
July 5 - The bikini makes its debut at a fashion show in Paris, 1945.
July 6 - Elvis Presley, 19, makes his first record, 1954.
July 7 - Rodger Woodward, 7, falls out of a boat and becomes the first person
to survive going over Niagara Falls, 1960.
July 8 - Annual Chesapeake Turtle Derby (turtle races), Baltimore, Maryland,1992.
July 9 - Tom Hanks' birthday, 1956.
July 10 - Fred Gwynne's (Herman Munster) birthday, 1926.
July 11 - Nolan Ryan is the first major league pitcher to strike out 4,000
July 12 - For the first time, a woman is ordered to pay alimony to her husband,
July 13 - Live Aid raises money for Africa's starving people, 1985.
July 14 - Lightning strikes New York City power lines and leaves the city
in the dark for 25 hours, 1977.
July 15 - Law is passed requiring health warnings on cigarette packages, 1965.
July 16 - The safety pin is invented,1849.
July 17 - Soviet and American astronauts meet in space to shake hands,
July 18 - A world record is set for catching a grape in your mouth: 319 ft,8in.,
July 19 - The first personal ad looking for a spouse is printed,1695.
July 20 - Madonna poses nude in Playboy, (What else is new?) 1992.
July 21 - Robin Williams' birthday, 1952.(also mine different year)
July 22 - The first Sony Walkman goes on sale, 1979.
July 23 - Mel Gibson decides to become an actor, 1960.
July 24 - Instant coffee is invented, 1938.
July 25 - The lowest temperature ever recorded is noted, -129 deg,in Antarctica,
July 26 - The Hula Hoop becomes popular, 1958.
July 27 - The 1ast episode of Taxi airs, 1983.
July 28 - The Hustle hits #1 on disco charts, 1975.
July 29 - Don Juan opens, with the most kisses (127) in a single movie,
July 30 - The last reported sighting of Jimmy Hoffa is recorded, 1975.
July 31 - America's last Playboy Club closes, in Lansing, Michigan, 1988.
August 1 - The song Chopsticks is written, 1877.
August 2 - The elevator is invented,1743.
August 3 - Jay North's (Dennis The Menace) birthday, 1952.
August 4 - Federal income tax is first collected, 1862.
August 5 - American Bandstand premiers, 1957.
August 6 - Santa Monica Skate Board Championships begin.
August 7 - Borden is sued for a Cracker Jack box containing no prize, 1982.
August 8 - The All-American Polka Festival occurs in Vernon, New Jersey, 1992.
August 9 - The first Guinness Book of World Records is released, 1955.
August 10 - Minimum wage jumps from 75 cents to a dollar an hour, 1955.
August 11 - Hulk Hogan's birthday, 1953.
August 12 - The first issue of Sports Illustrated is published,1954.
August 13 - A world record is set for throwing a cow chip 266 feet,1981.
August 14 - Magic Johnson's birthday, 1959.
August 15 - Woodstock festival begins, 1969.
August 16 - Madonna's birthday (Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone), 1959.
August 17 - Woodstock festival ends, 1969.
August 18 - People who passed out at Woodstock realize the festival ended
August 19 - Bill Clinton's birthday, 1946.
August 20 - Robert Plant's birthday, 1948.
August 21 - The first house made entirely of recycled products is finished,
Richmond, Virginia, 1973.
August 22 - Nolan Ryan is the first major league pitcher to strike out 5,000
August 23 - Supermodel Paulina marries Ric Ocasek. (Go figure.) 1989.
August 24 - Music videos are now on MTV, 1981.
August 25 - Elvis Costello's birthday, 1954.
August 26 - The first roller coaster is built in America, 1929.
August 27 - The first American vomits after riding a roller coaster,1929.
August 28 - Cher gets her third tattoo. (Location unknown.) 1990.
August 29 - Michael Jackson's birthday, 1958.
August 30 - The last episode of The Brady Bunch airs, 1974.
August 31 - The Beatles make their last concert appearance, 1966.
September 1 - National Chicken Month begins.
September 2 - The bowling shirt is invented, 1921.
September 3 - The first bowling league is formed in America, 1921.
September 4 - Dick York's (the first Darrin Stevens) birthday, 1928.
September 5 - Hijacking planes becomes illegal, 1961.
September 6 - The last episode of The Alfred Hitchcock show airs, 1965.
September 7 - The last episode of the Beverly Hillbillies airs, 1971.
September 8 - The first Miss America Pageant takes place, 1921.
September 9 - Elvis sings on The Ed Sullivan Show, but is only shown from
the waist up, 1956.
September 10 - The last episode of Mr. Ed airs, 1965.
September 11 - Mork and Mindy premiers, 1978.
September 12 - The last episode of Leave It To Beaver airs, 1963.
September 13 - M*A*S*H premiers, 1972.
September 14 - Pope John IV abolishes the 1500-year-old custom of the circular
haircut for monks, 1972.
September 15 - In 1968, Presidential candidate Richard Nixon goes on Laugh-In
and says, "Sockit to me!"
September 16 - The first baboon heart is transplanted into a human, 1984.
September 17 - Gilligan's Island premiers, 1964.
September 18 - Adam West's (television's Batman) birthday, 1928.
September 19 - National Singles Week begins,
September 20 - The Addams Family premiers, 1964.
September 21 - Bill Murray's birthday, 1950.
September 22 - The ice cream cone is invented, 1903.
September 23 - Ray Charles' birthday, 1930.
September 24 - A world record is set for the longest kiss:17 days, 10 1/2
September 25 - Heather Locklear's birthday, 1961.
September 26 - The Brady Bunch premiers, 1969.
September 27 - The answering machine is invented, 1950.
September 28 - The Beverly Hillbillies premiers, 1962.
September 29 - The Munsters premiers, 1964.
September 30 - The Flintstones premiers, 1960.
October 1 - NASA discloses that each astronaut's suit costs $3.4million.
October 2 - The first cartoon strip appears in a newspaper, 1896.
October 3 - A 327 gallon Pina Colada becomes the world's largest cocktail,
October 4 - Leave It To Beaver premiers, 1957.
October 5 - Ashley-Whippet Dog Frisbee Championships, Washington, D.C.
October 6 - Reverend Jim Bakker is found guilty, 1989.
October 7 - The first perfect World Series game is pitched by Don Larsen of
the NY Yankees, 1956.
October 8 - Chevy Chase's birthday,1948.
October 9 - Clarence Birdseye, inventor of the frozen dinner, dies, 1956.
October 10 - David Lee Roth's birthday,1955.
October 11 - Saturday Night Live premiers, 1975.
October 12 - Columbus Day.
October 13 - Sammy Hagar's birthday, 1949.
October 14 - Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier for the first time, 1947.
October 15 - The first televised weather report airs, 1953.
October 16 - The first correct televised weather report airs, 1953.
October 17 - George Wendt's (Norm from Cheers) birthday, 1948.
October 18 - The FDA declares marijuana to be as dangerous as alcohol,
October 19 - End-Of-Hurricane-Season Celebration, Virgin Islands.
October 20 - The world's largest popsicle is assembled: 5,7501bs., 1975.
October 21 - The annual 48-hour Marx Brothers Film Festival, Tampa, FL.
October 22 - The first used-car dealership opens, London,1897.
October 23 - Johnny Carson's birthday, 1925.
October 24 - Int'l Red Bean & Rice Festival, Jackson, Mississippi, 1992.
October 25 - The Twilight Zone premiers, 1959.
October 26 - Minimum wage is raised from 40 cents to 74 cents an hour, 1949.
October 27 - Boxer shorts are introduced, 1901.
October 28 - The first ticker tape parade is thrown; it honors The Statue
October 29 - The first American ballpoint pen goes on sale, NYC, 1945.
October 30 - World's Ugliest Pick-Up Truck Parade occurs in Chadron, Nebraska,
October 31 - Halloween.
November 1 - The first issue of Playboy is published in Chicago by Hugh Hefner,
November 2 - The first radio program airs, Pittsburgh,1920.
November 3 - Roseanne Barr Arnold's birthday, 1952.
November 4 - "Laika," becomes the first dog launched into space, 1957.
November 5 - A world record is set for 106 hours of belly dancing, 1984.
November 6 - Saxophone Day.
November 7 - Sadie Hawkins Day.
November 8 - The tube top is invented, 1975.
November 9 - The Berlin Wall is opened, and hundreds of thousands of East
Germans run into West Germany, 1989.
November 10 - Sesame Street makes its TV debut, 1969.
November 11 - Demi Moore's birthday, 1962.
November 12 - The first known Happy Hour is held, Ireland,1745.
November 13 - Press-on fingernails are introduced, 1952.
November 14 - The juke box is invented, 1883.
November 15 - The annual Three Stooges Festival, Harrisburg, PA.
November 16 - The touch-tone phone is introduced, 1963.
November 17 - Danny Devito's birthday, 1944.
November 18 - Mickey Mouse's birthday, 1928.
November 19 - The pop tart is invented, 1965.
November 20 - Bo Derek's birthday, 1956.
November 21 - Emilio Onra, the first human cannonball, is launched, 1871.
November 22 - Rodney Dangerfield's birthday, 1921.
November 23 - Vincent Paxton sets a new world record by playing his guitar
for 300 continuous hours, 1986.
November 24 - The "Who Shot J.R." episode of Dallas airs to an audience of
83 million, 1980.
November 25 - Christina Applegate's (Kelly Bundy) birthday, 1972.
November 26 - Tina Turner's birthday.
November 27 - The first 3-D movie, Bwana Devil, premiers, 1952. It's Thanksgiving
November 28 - Enrico Fermi, inventor of the atom bomb, dies, 1954.
November 29 - The first Army-Navy football game is played,1890.
November 30 - Dick Clark's birthday, 1929.
December 1 - The Pope declares that Catholics are allowed to eat meat on
Fridays, except during Lent, 1966.
December 2 - Barney Clark receives the first artificial heart, 1982.
December 3 - The world's largest bar opens,1829.
December 4 - Deely Bobbers become one of the holiday's hottest selling items,
December 5 - Blue jeans are invented, 1880.
December 6 - In 1983, a world record is set for continuous whistling: 45 hours,
December 7 - The first instant replay airs during a TV sports event, 1963.
December 8 - Kim Basinger's birthday, 1953.
December 9 - A total lunar eclipse occurs, 1992. (Go moon somebody.)
December 10 - The Mighty Mouse show premiers, 1955.
December 11 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles becomes one of the top money-making
movies of 1990.
December 12 - Bob Barker's birthday, 1923.
December 13 - The clip-on tie is invented, 1928.
December 14 - The South Pole is discovered, 1911.
December 15 - Christine Jorgenson becomes the first person in history to have
a sex-change operation, 1952.
December 16 - The first color TV program goes on the air,1953.
December 17 - The Wright Brothers make their first flight,1903.
December 18 - Steven Spielberg's birthday, 1947.
December 19 - The "I've-fallen-and-I-can't-get-up" commercial first airs,
December 20 - Louisiana Purchase Day, 1803.
December 21 - Phil Donahue's birthday, 1935.
December 22 - "Colo" becomes the first gorilla born in captivity, 1956.
December 23 - Congress passes a tax simplification guide which is 1,379
pages in length, 1985.
December 24 - Christmas Eve.
December 25 - Christmas.
December 26 - National "Return-All-Of-Your-Ugly-Christmas-Gifts" day.
December 27 - The last pair of bell-bottoms is sold, Wichita, Kansas, 1981.
December 28 - Snowboarding Championships, White Bluff Mountain, Colorado.
December 29 - The bowling ball is invented, 1862.
December 30 - The leisure suit officially goes out of style, 1976.
December 31 - New Year's Eve.
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