Ready for the Weekend 8/22/2014

Today in 1932 the BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. And Doctor Who is still on the telly to this day.

Who

Ready for the Weekend 8/15/2014

Today in 1969 the Woodstock rock and roll concert opened. For years afterward the words “Woodstock of ” and just the suffix -stock would be lazily added to many marketing idea. Thanks hippies!

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Ready for the Weekend 8/8/2014

Today in 1974, President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announced his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day.

nixon

Ready for the Weekend 7/25/2014

Today in 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk. Go outside this weekend!

Savitskaya

Ready for the Weekend 7/18/2014

Today is director Paul Verhoeven’s birthday. Celebrate it with him with some satire and violence. Have a great weekend. 

Paul Verhoeven

Ready for the Weekend 7/11/2014

Today is July 11th, so of course you should enjoy some stories from your favorite Unwinnable contributors about 7-11. Have a great weekend, oh thank heaven.

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