Ready for the Weekend 4/11/2014

Today in 1970, Apollo 13 was launched. Several years after that, a movie was made about the events of this flight, starring Captain Phillips. Doing anything fun this weekend?

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Ready for the Weekend 2/28/2014

Today in 1939, the erroneous word “dord” is discovered in the Webster’s New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation. This weekend, do something fun!

dord

Ready for the Weekend 2/21/2014

On this date in 1986, The Legend of Zelda, the first game of The Legend of Zelda series, was released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System. People have been calling that poor kid in the green tunic and hat Zelda ever since.

Zelda

Ready for the Weekend 2/14/2014

The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a Prohibition-era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Woo! Have a weekend!

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Ready for the Weekend 2/7/2014

So today in 1935 the board game Monopoly was invented. No one wanted to play as the iron back then either. Do something this weekend!

monopoly

Ready for the Weekend 1/24/2014

Neil Diamond, Warren Zevon and Klaus Nomi walk into a bar today, and everyone said Happy Birthday! What are you doing this weekend?

Nomi

Ready for the Weekend 1/10/2014

Today in 1912, the world’s first flying boat, the Curtiss Flying Fish, took its maiden flight. What are you doing this weekend?

Fish

Ready for the Weekend 1/3/2013

Today in 1892, J.R.R Tolkien was born and over 120 years later, people are still talking about him. Do something awesome in the new year and have a great weekend.

Tokin Tolkien