Today in Geek History – May 25

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

Today in Geek History - May 25

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.

1878 – W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s comic opera “H.M.S. Pinafore” premieres in London, their first international success
1932 – Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, first appears in ‘Mickey’s Revue’ by Walt Disney
1969 – “Midnight Cowboy” directed by John Schlesinger and starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman is released
1977 – “Star Wars” is released in theaters.
1979 – “Alien”, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver is released
1983 – “Return of the Jedi” (Star Wars part VI), produced by George Lucas first released
1992 – Jay Leno becomes permanent host of “Tonight Show”
2011 – Oprah Winfrey airs her last show, ending her twenty-five-year run of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
2012 – The SpaceX Dragon became the first commercial spacecraft to successfully rendezvous with the International Space Station.
2017 – “Wonder Woman” directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles

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