August 8, 2017: Annabelle: Creation Review, Terrifying Horror!

A Brief History On August 8, 2017, we reflect on our screening of the upcoming (August 11, 2017) horror flick, Annabelle: Creation, a prequel to the Annabelle and Conjuring movie franchise. The quick and dirty on the movie is, the audience cheered and clapped at the end!  We consider this reaction a sure sign of success. Digging Deeper An active audience participating in...
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History: August 8, 1946: 1st Flight of the B-36 Peacemaker (“Billion Dollar Boondoggle”)

August 8 1946 B 36 First Flight

A Brief History On August 8, 1946, the Consolidated Vultee B-36 Peacemaker nuclear bomber made its first flight.  Later referred to as the “Billion Dollar Boondoggle” by the program’s opponents, the B-36 competed with the US Navy’s super carrier program for limited tax dollars. Digging Deeper The first bomber in the world able to carry...
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10 Famous Shipwrecks Found

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A Brief History On August 8, 2000, 136 years after she sank with all hands, the Confederate submarine, the Hunley, was raised to the surface.  Throughout history, men have built famous ships, and many of those ships have found their way to the bottom of the sea.  Some of the shipwrecks have been found and either raised,...
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