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 6/20/2014

Today in 1893 Lizzie Borden was acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother. Several years later a Lifetime television movie was made about these events starring Christina Ricci. 

Lizzie

Ready for the Weekend 6/13/2014

On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Miranda vs. Arizona decision, ruling that criminal suspects must be informed of their constitutional rights prior to questioning by police. You have the right to a nice weekend. 

miranda

Ready for the Weekend 3/28/2014

Today in 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovered 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man. Have a great weekend!

Pallas

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!

massacre

Showdown at the Mall Christmas Kiosk

Chuck Moran brings us back to 1993 for a Christmas story about mall jobs, David Bowie and homophobia.

bowie