Today in Geek History – December 22

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

Today in Geek History - December 22

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.

1882 – first string of Christmas tree lights created by Thomas Edison
1932 – “The Mummy” directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff is released in the US – first Mummy horror film
1952 – The first Corvette, a production-ready prototype, is completed, it is shipped to New York where it made its public debut at the GM Motorama show at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on January 17
1965 – “Doctor Zhivago” based on the novel by Boris Pasternak, directed by David Lean and starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie premieres in NYC
1967 – “The Graduate” American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, is released
1976 – The last show of “Let’s Make A Deal” was aired.

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