Today in Geek History – November 17

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

Today in Geek History - November 17

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.

1933 – Marx brothers film “Duck Soup” directed by Leo McCarey and starring the Marx Brothers is released in the US
1978 – The “Star Wars Holiday” Special airs on CBS, receiving negative reception from critics, fans, and even Star Wars creator George Lucas.
1979 -“Salem’s Lot”, American two-part miniseries based on the horror novel of the same name by Stephen King, premieres in the United States
1983 – “Yentl” produced, directed and starring Barbra Streisand and Mandy Patinkin premieres, based on play and story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
2006 – Sony’s PlayStation 3 went on sale in the United States.
2008 – “Twilight”, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles

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