March 05

March 5 in Pop Culture History

March 5th is…
Absinthe Day
Cheese Doodle Day
Cinco de Marcho
National Multiple Personality Day
Naming Day
Potty Dancing Day
Poutine Day
Reel Film Day

Absinthe A high-alcoholic spirit that is made from wormwood, anise and fennel herbs. Absinthe’s green color is a hallmark of this powerful, hallucinogenic drink. Absinthe has a complex history, with many social and cultural factors that have had an impact on its development and fall.

Absinthe was developed for the first time in Late 18th-century in Switzerland has been used as a healing drink. The absinthe was thought to offer a variety of health benefits including its ability to treat fevers and digestive problems. Absinthe became a favorite recreational drink among artists and writers in the 19th Century. in France.

The drink’s popularity soon led to concerns about its safety and potential health risks. Many believed absinthe could cause hallucinations or even madness. Many countries passed laws banning the sale and production of absinthe.

While the ban on absinthe was effective for decades, the beverage wasn’t allowed to return to the market until the 1990s. in Some countries. Absinthe today is legal in Many parts of the globe have their own regulations, but they are still enforced.

Modern absinthe uses a broad range of ingredients with many variations in The type of herbs and their quality in Distillation. The drink is typically served with water and sugar, which are added to dilute the alcohol content and balance the drink’s flavor.

1223 BC – The oldest recorded eclipse occurred in modern-day Syria.

1558 – Francisco Fernandes introduced the tobacco plant into Spain as a healing herb.

1917 – (fictional) see 1959

1933 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared a bank holiday – closing all US banks and freezing all financial transactions.

1946 – Winston Churchill coined the phrase ‘Iron Curtain’ in His Westminster College speech, Missouri.

1955 – Elvis Presley appeared on Louisiana Hayride Television local (Shreveport Louisiana)

1959 – (fictional) March 5 – British RFC Flt. The loss of Lt. Decker in France was on March 5The original 1917 edition is available here. The Twilight Zone episode ‘The Last Flight’, TV.

1963 – Invented in 1958, by Richard Knerr and Arthur K. Melin, the Hula Hoop got patented (#3,079.728)

1966 – #1 Hit March 5, 1966 – April 8, 1966: Barry Sadler – The Green Berets Ballad

1969 – In Florida, the Dade County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Doors’ lead singer Jim Morrison charging him with a single felony count and three misdemeanors for his performance at a Miami concert a few days earlier. Specifically, (*5*);

1977 – #1 Hit March 5, 1977 – March 25, 1977: Barbra Streisand – Love Theme From ‘A Star Is Born’ (Evergreen)

1983 – #1 Hit March 5, 1983 – April 22, 1983: Michael Jackson – Billie Jean

1999 – Cruel Intentions Released in theaters.

2002 – The Osbournes MTV.

2005 – #1 Hit March 5, 2005 – May 6, 2005: Olivia in 50 Cent – Candy Shop

2010 – Alice in Wonderland debuted in theaters.

2010 – #1 Hit March 6, 2010 – March 19, 2010: Black Eyed Peas – Imma Be

2011 – The Adjustment Bureau  Rango debuted in theaters.

#1 Hit March 5, 2016 – May 6, 2016: Rihanna featuring DrakeArbeit