This Day in History for May 8 – First Westminster Dog Show Opens and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1877 – The first Westminster Dog Show is held (More info) 1902 – On the Caribbean island of Martinique, Mount Pelee erupts, destroying the town of St. Pierre and killing nearly 40,000 people (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 8 – Enrique Iglesias, Alex Van Halen and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Alex Van Halen Age: 59 Occupation: Rock drummer Known For: Being one half of the brother duo who created the rock colossus that is Van Halen, winning a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance for the album ‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge,’ and for being an ordained minister, having performed marriage ceremonies for both his brother and f
This Day in History for May 4 – The First Grammy Awards Are Held and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1932 – Al Capone is jailed for tax evasion (More info) 1959 – The first ever Grammy Awards are held (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 4 – Mike Dirnt of Green Day, Lance Bass and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Mike Dirnt Age: 40 Occupation: Rock musician Known For: Co-founding and playing bass for Green Day, co-writing lyrics for some of the bands songs, creating the baselines for all of the bands songs, and making the noise “dirnt dirnt dirnt” while plucking an air base in high school to earn the creative nickname “Dirnt.”
10 Surprisingly Fun Facts About Mexico to Help Get Ready for Cinco de Mayo
They’re our neighbor to the south. We share the second largest border between two countries. We enjoy their food and celebrate their culture every year on May 5. But, what do we really know about the officially named United Mexican States?
Celebrity Birthdays for May 3 – Frankie Valli, Cheryl Burke and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Frankie Valli Age: 78 Occupation: Singer Known For: Being the unbelievably high-voiced frontman of The Four Seasons, scoring 29 top 40 hits with that group and then nine top 40 hits as a solo artist, making teeny-boppers fall in love with him with songs like ‘Rag Doll,’ ‘Walk Like a Man,’ ‘Sherry,’ and ‘December 1963 (Oh, What a Night
This Day in History for May 3 – The First Spam E-mail Is Sent and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1802 – Washington, DC is granted a municipal government consisting of a mayor appointed by the president of the US, officially incorporating it as a city (More info) 1877 – Ontario, Canada’s Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world, has its first game (More info)
This Day in History for May 2 – Osama bin Laden is Killed and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1939 – Lou Gehrig establishes a major-league baseball record by playing his 2,130th consecutive game (More info) 1945 – The Soviet Union announces the fall of Berlin during World War Two (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for May 2 – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Lily Allen and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Dwayne Johnson Age: 40 Occupation: Wrestler-turned-actor Known For: His turn as pro wrestler ‘The Rock,’ for making the leap to the big screen in films like ‘The Scorpion King,’ ‘Walking Tall’ and ‘Fast Five,’ and changing his name more times than Elizabeth Taylor.
Celebrity Birthdays for April 30 – Cloris Leachman, Johnny Galecki and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Cloris Leachman Age: 86 Occupation: Actress Known For: Winning an Oscar for her role as a supporting actress in the film ‘The Last Picture Show,’ as well as winning more Primetime Emmy Awards than any other actress, her memorable roles in the ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ spinoff ‘Phyllis’ and ‘The Facts of Life,’ being the oldest celebrity to d
This Day in History for April 30 – Hitler Commits Suicide and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1803 – France sells the Louisiana territory and adjoining lands to the US as part of the Louisiana Purchase (More info) 1939 – Commercial television makes its official US debut, broadcasting from the Empire State Building at the New York World’s Fair (More info)
10 Boy Bands You Probably Forgot About
Boy bands are back. With One Direction’s much buzzed-about performance on ‘Saturday Night Live‘ last weekend and the new hotness of The Wanted, the boy band is definitely a thing again. But before we get too excited, let us not forget where they came from. Is the return of the boy band a good thing?