Month: December 2023

  • What happened in 2000

    What happened in 2000

    Bill Clinton is President and Al Gore is Vice President In the News 2000 * George W. Bush is elected President. * AOL buys Time Warner. * Windows 2000 is released. * Elian Gonzalez is returned to his father in Cuba. * Hillary Clinton is elected to U.S. Senate. * Montgomery Wards goes out of…

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  • what Happened in 1960

    what Happened in 1960

    Dwight D. Eisenhower is President / Richard M. Nixon is Vice President In the News 1960 * John F. Kennedy defeats Richard M. Nixon for President. * 3,500 American soldiers are sent to Vietnam. * Elvis Presley returns from duty in Germany. * Dwight Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960 into law. *…

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  • What Happened in 1967

    What Happened in 1967

    What Happened in 1967, Let’s have a look at what made the news in 1967 shall we? Lyndon B. Johnson is President and Hubert Humphrey is Vice President. +++ In the News 1967 * Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Supreme Court Justice. * Race riots break out in several U.S. cities.…

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  • What Happened in 2010?

    What Happened in 2010?

    What Happened in 2010? let’s have a look at what made the news in 2010 shall we? Barack Obama is President and Joe Biden is Vice President. In the News 2010 * President Obama signs Health Care Reform into law. * A magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastates Haiti. * A magnitude 8.8 earthquake rocks Chile. Entertainment…

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  • sports games times

    sports games times

     How Sports games are Timed NFL football games have four quarters of 15 minutes each.  NCAA football games have four quarters of 15  minutes each. High school football games have four quarters of 12 minutes each. NBA basketball games have four quarters of 12 minutes each. NCAA basketball games have two halves of 20 minutes…

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  • Quinn Martin Productions

    Quinn Martin Productions

    Quinn Martin Productions was not two guys – one named Quinn and one Martin. He was one guy who worked at Desi-Lu, married Madelyn Pugh (one of the head writers of all the I Love Lucys) and started his own production company. He owned at least one hour of network primetime from 1959 to 1980.…

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  • Eponymously Named Sit Coms

    Eponymously Named Sit Coms

      Eponymously Named Sitcoms It must take a lot of confidence to star in a sitcom with your own name on it. If you are almost famous and your show tanks, where do you go from there? If you are wildly famous and your show tanks, you’re not really wildly famous anymore. Actually most of…

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  • U.S. City Nick Names

    U.S. City Nick Names

      Here is a list of U.S. cities and their “city” nick-names. The nicknames have to have the word “City”. The cities are big (search elsewhere to find out that Buhl, Idaho is The Trout Capitol) and the nicknames are generally accepted. Only one per big city. Sorry Second City and Fat City, you are…

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  • Second Generation Celebrities

    Second Generation Celebrities

     Is talent in the genes? Here is a list of celebrities related to each other. Famous sons and daughters of celebrity mothers and fathers. Alan Alda is an Actor and the son of Actor Robert Alda Angelica Huston is an Actress and the daughter of Director John Huston Angelina Jolie is an Actress and the…

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