Today in 1932 the BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. And Doctor Who is still on the telly to this day.
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!
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.
Today in 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk. Go outside this weekend!
Today is director Paul Verhoeven’s birthday. Celebrate it with him with some satire and violence. Have a great weekend.
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.