Today in Geek History – June 24

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

Today in Geek History - June 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.

1949 – “Hopalong Cassidy” becomes 1st network western (NBC)
1963 – first demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
1970 – “Catch 22” opens in movie theaters
1981 – “For Your Eyes Only”, 12th James Bond, starring Roger Moore and 1st drected by John Glen premieres in London
2006 – “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”, directed by Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, premieres at Disneyland
2010 – “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by David Slade, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles
2010 – Apple released the iPhone 4.

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