Today in Geek History – June 25

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

Today in Geek History - June 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.

1870 – Opera “Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)” is produced (Munich)
1978 – The rainbow flag representing gay pride is flown for the first time during the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.
1982 – “Blade Runner”, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauer, is released
1984 – Prince releases his “Purple Rain” album
1988 – Roger Rabbit Cartoon Character debuts in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”
1990 – NBC decides to air episodes of “Quantum Leap” for 5 straight days
1993 – “Late Night with David Letterman” airs for the last time on NBC-TV
1996 – “Independence Day” directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California
1998 – Microsoft’s “Windows 98” was released to the public.

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