A Brief History Today, I would like to thank all of you for subscribing to my site’s YouTube channel and thereby taking us to over 10,000 subscribers and over 1 million views! Digging Deeper To give you a quick update on what I am planning for my site and its channel’s future, I am hoping over the course of the summer to transition into a routine schedule.  On every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, my website, historyandheadlines.com, will have a new article that corresponds with a specific event in history that occurred on that date.  On every Tuesday and Thursday, I…

A Brief History On May 15, 2020, a “new” science fiction drama makes its debut, a film about the late 1950’s that is filmed to be in the retro style of that era.  It works, and audiences might not get to see it in the theaters but will instead have access to the film via Amazon Studios.  The movie, The Vast of Night, will be available on Prime Video on May 29, 2020. Digging Deeper The movie takes on the UFO craze of the 1950’s sci-fi era, and starts out with a Twilight Zone style opening, beginning in black and…

A Brief History On May 14, 1955, 8 communist nations in the orbit of the Soviet Union (USSR) signed a mutual defense pact military alliance, known as The Warsaw Pact.  This gang of communist countries aligned with the USSR was organized as a counter to the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mutual defense pact aligned with the United States and its Western allies in response to communist aggression and the stated goal of the USSR and other communist countries to forcibly convert the rest of the world to communism by any means possible.  Today we take note of 10 times…

A Brief History On May 11, 2020, CNN and other news agencies reported the Iranian Navy while conducting exercises in the Gulf of Oman accidentally killed 19 of their own sailors and wounded another 15.  As we have reported many times in the past, Naval Oops Moments seem to be without any limit, with no navy in the world immune from catastrophic blunders.  We have also reported on incidents concerning so called “friendly fire,” when your own people accidentally shoot, blow up or target their own comrades or equipment.  Sometimes both of these military mishaps come together and combine into…

A Brief History Science fiction film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Ohio to see The Vast of Night on Friday, May 15th or Saturday, May 16th, 2020 in Cleveland (Mayfield Road Drive-In Theatre) or Ravenna (Midway Drive-In Theater)!  Showtimes are for a double feature as follows: Vast of Night at 9 PM and then Super 8 at 10:40 PM.  For your chance to get a free pass, please send an email message to admin@historyandheadlines.com.  Please include the following information in your message: your first and last name, your email address, which theater and showtime/date you would like…

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