Today in Geek History – June 6

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

Today in Geek History - June 6

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.

1882 – The first electric iron was patented by H.W. Seely.
1892 – The Chicago “L” elevated rail system begins operation.
1925 – Walter Chrysler founds automobile manufacturer Chrysler Corporation
1930 – Frozen foods are sold commercially for the first time.
1933 – First drive-in theater opens (Camden New Jersey)
1983– “Octopussy”, 13th James Bond film, starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan premieres in London
1984 – The video game Tetris is first released in the Soviet Union by Alexey Pajitnov
1998 – “Sex and the City” premieres in the US on HBO, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon
1999 – Napster starts as the first widely-used peer-to-peer sharing service allowing music fans to easily share MP3 format song files with each other.
2002– “The Bourne Identity” directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon premieres in Los Angeles, California

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