December in Pop Culture History

Observances:

Egg Nog Month
No Gender December
National Fruit Cake Month
Eat a Red Apple Day (Dec. 1)
National Fritters Day (Dec. 2)
National Cookie Day (Dec. 4)
Bathtub Party Day (Dec. 5)
World Soil Day (Dec. 5)
Day of Finnish Music (Dec. 8)
National Brownie Day (Dec. 8)
International Anti-Corruption Day (Dec. 9)
Human Rights Day (Dec. 10)
National Have a Bagel Day (Dec. 11)
Pick a Pathologist Pal Day (Dec. 13)
Monkey Day (Dec. 14)
Cat Herders Day (Dec. 15)
International Tea Day (Dec. 15)
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day (Dec. 16)
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (Dec. 17)
National Sangria Day (Dec. 20)
Humbug Day (Dec. 21)
Christmas (Dec. 25)
National Pumpkin Pie Day (Dec. 25)
Tick Tock Day (Dec. 29)
Falling Needles Family Fest (Dec. 30)
New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31)

Notable Events:

0 – Jesus was born

1843 – Publication of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

1892 – Premiere performance of The Nutcracker

1901 – The first Nobel Prizes were awarded

1932 – First Appearance of Conan the Barbarian

1937 – Premiere of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

1941 – First appearance of Wonder Woman

1941 – First Appearance of Penguin

1965 – Premiere of A Charlie Brown Christmas

1970 – First Appearance of Valkyrie

1971 – First Appearance of The Defenders

1980 – John Lennon was shot by Mark David Chapman

1980 – First Appearance of Deathstroke

1981 – Muhammad Ali fought his final match

1982 – First Appearance of The New Mutants

1983 – Premiere of Michael Jackson’s Thriller video

1984 – Premiere of Dune

1987 – Premiere of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series

1987 – Release of Final Fantasy

1990 – Premiere of Edward Scissorhands

1992 – First appearance of Doomsday

1993 – First appearance of Hellboy

1997 – Comedian Chris Farley dies of drug overdose

1997- Premiere of Titanic

1999 – Premiere of Duece Bigalow: Male Gigalow

2001 – Premiere of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2009 – Premiere of Avatar

2015 – Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Nancy says:

    Quite the disparate group!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. TeacherofYA says:

    Wow…nothing of any importance from 0-1800? They must’ve been so bored! 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      I know, they sure coulda used some internet

      Liked by 1 person

      1. TeacherofYA says:

        Damn straight! Where was Al Gore when you needed him? 😂😂😂
        Must’ve been incredibly boring. I wonder if they had cave painting porno? Or that’s too far back…hmm..what the hell went on during that time?
        I got nothin. 🤷‍♀️

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