Monthly Archives: December 2011

It happened on this day…

On this day in 1985 – Rick Nelson (Ricky Nelson), American actor and singer, in an airplane crash. He was a star of the television show “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” with his family and then became one of rock and roll’s first teen … Continue reading

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It happened on this day….

…in 1937 – Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was shown in Los Angeles; it was the first full-length animated talking picture.  Walt Disney premiered the animated cartoon feature film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Even though it was based on … Continue reading

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It happened on this day…

On this day in 1965 – “The Dating Game” premiered on television.

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It happened on this day…

On this day in 1997 – The epic movie “Titanic,” the highest grossing film ever made, opened in American movie theaters.

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It happened on this day…

On this day in 1939 – The motion picture “Gone With the Wind” premiered in Atlanta.

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December 13th

On this day in 1978 – The Philadelphia Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar. The Susan B. Anthony Dollar Coin was introduced in 1979. The Coin Coalition, based in Washington, DC, reports that the Government Accounting Office studied the experience of the … Continue reading

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December 4th

On this day in 1947 – Tennessee William’s play “A Streetcar Named Desire” premiered on Broadway, starring Marlon Brando and Jessica Tandy.

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