August in Pop Cultue History

1919 – First Appearance of Zorro

1929 – Babe Ruth hits 500th Career Homerun

1930 – First Appearance of Betty Boop

1939 – Premiere of The Wizard of Oz

1942 – Premiere of Bambi

1954 – The First Issue of Sports Illustrated

1962 – First Appearance of Spider-Man

1962 – First Appearance of Thor

1963 – The March on Washington Civil Rights Rally

1969 – Woodstock Music and Art Fair

1977 – Death of Elvis Presley

1981 – First Day MTV Aired

1984 – Premiere of Red Dawn

1990 – First Appearance of Gambit

1992 – Release of Super Mario Kart

1996 – Publication of Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

1997 – Premiere of South Park

1997 – Death of Princess Diana

2000 – First Appearance of Dora the Explorer

2011 – Publication of Ready Player One

2014 – Premiere of Guardians of the Galaxy

3 Comments Add yours

  1. I love these posts. I always quiz my husband because he is pretty good at history stuff. Me on the other hand not so much lol.

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