Today in Geek History – June 8

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

Today in Geek History - June 8
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Geeky tidbits that we find interesting and hope you will too.

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1824 – Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec
1942 – Bing Crosby records “Silent Night”
1947 – “Lassie Show” debuted on ABC radio. It was a 15-minute show.
1949 – George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
1964 – “The Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)” by Jan and Dean, is released
1969 – “Smothers Brothers comedy Hour” last airs on CBS-TV
1984 – “Ghostbusters”, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murrary and Dan Aykroyd is released
1984 – “Gremlins”, American comedy horror film, is released
2018 – World’s most powerful supercomputer, Summit, can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second, launched at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, by IBM and NVidia

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