Today in Geek History – December 17

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

Today in Geek History - December 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.

1900 – first prize of 100,000 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy.
1903 – Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful man-powered airplane flight, near Kitty Hawk, N.C.
1964 – “Goldfinger”, 3rd James Bond film, starring Sean Connery and Honor Blackman premieres in London
1971 – “Diamonds are Forever”, 7th James Bond film, last starring Sean Conner, also starring Jill St. John is released in West Germany
1987 – “The Simpsons” debuts on Fox as a half-hour prime time show.
2003 – “The Return of the King” 3rd Lord of the Ring films is released.

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