Today in Geek History – March 24

Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

Today in Geek History - March 24

Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

If you have other fun or geeky facts you want us to add, let us know in the comments below.

1868 – Metropolitan Life Insurance Co forms
1890 – Start of Sherlock Holmes “The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge”
1939 – “Wuthering Heights” based on the novel by Emily Brontë, directed by William Wyler and starring Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier, premieres in Los Angeles
1955 – Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opens
1958 – Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)
1973 – Pink Floyd released the album “Dark Side of the Moon”
1980 – “Nightline with Ted Koppel” premieres on ABC
1999 – “The Matrix” film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeve, Lawrence Fishburne and Carrie-Ann Moss premieres
2001 – Apple Computer Inc’s operating system MAC OS X went on sale.
2005 – US version of “The Office” created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, developed by Greg Daniels, starring Steve Carell and John Krasinski premieres on NBS

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