March 06

March 6 in Pop Culture History

March 6th is…
Alamo Day
Dentist’s Day
The Day of the Dress
Frozen Food Day
Oreo Cookie Day
White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
Silly Putty, a toy that was invented by Silly Putty. March 61950, Peter Hodgson However, it was invent. in 1943 by James Wright, who was working for General Electric while trying to make synthetic rubber for the War Effort – it was in The middle of World War II.  Earl Warrick was also credited with inventing it. Crayola owns the patent, they write the history, and they say it’s James. It was a terrible substitute for rubber but became an exciting and strange gift…

1836 – The Battle of the Alamo took place

1857 – The United States Supreme Court ruled in The Dred Scott case v. Sandford. The court ruled that any person brought to the United States in slavery or their descendants would not be eligible for citizenship. A few years later the court of popular opinion disagreed strongly.

1899 – Bayer registered Aspirin as a trademark. Many consider Aspirin to be the original wonder drug.

1930 – General Foods put the first individually packaged frozen foods – “Birds Eye Frosted Foods&#8221• On sale in Springfield, Massachusetts

1943 – Norman Rockwell published Freedom from Want in The Saturday Evening Post with a matching essay by Carlos Bulosan as part of the ‘Four Freedoms Series.’

1950 – Silly Putty was introduced as a toy by Peter Hodgson. It was created in 1943 by James Wright in A project to create synthetic rubber.

1953 – James Watson and Francis Crick submitted to Nature It was the first time that a magazine published an article about DNA structure. The article was published in The April 25, 1953 issue.

1964 – The nation of Islam’s Elijah Muhammad officially gave boxing champion Cassius Clay the name of Muhammad Ali.

1965 – #1 Hit March 6, 1965 – March 12, 1965: The Temptations – My Girl

1976 – #1 Hit March 6, 1976 – March 12, 1976: Miracles – Love Machine Part 1

1981 – Walter Cronkite resigned as the main anchorman of The CBS Evening News

1983 – Country Music Television (CMT) began.

1985 – The song We are the World Released.

1987 – Lethal Weapon Was released in theaters.

1992 – The Michelangelo computer virus began to affect computers.

1993 – #1 Hit March 6, 1993 – March 12, 1993: Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle – All New World

1994 – Liquid Television MTV has ended.

1998 – The Big Lebowski Was released in theaters.

2000 – Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Debuted on The Cartoon Network

2001 – Napster began to block the transfer of copyrighted material over its peer-to-peer network. Napster closed down the entire network in July 2001.

2005 – (fictional) The Autons attempted to invade London in Doctor Who TV episode ‘Rose’

2009 – Watchmen debuted in theaters.

2015 – Chappie  Exotic Marigold Hotel 2nd Best debuted in theaters.