Browsing: January 10

A Brief History On January 10, 2015, Karachi, Pakistan was the scene of a horrific motor vehicle crash when a tanker truck and passenger bus collided, resulting in 62 deaths, of which six were children.  Anytime you have a “close one” while driving, you may think of the dire consequences of a car wreck, and today we list a few of the worst. Digging Deeper Le Mans Disaster of 1955, when car racing proved to be deadly, as a track wreck spilled into the stands, killing one driver and 83 spectators. Sotouboua, Togo, truck vs. dancers wreck of 1965, when…

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A Brief History Action thriller comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see a free, virtual screening of Role Play on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 7:30PM Eastern.  Please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/RPhistory for your chance to watch a virtual screening of this film. Digging Deeper In Role Play, Emma has a wonderful husband and two kids in the suburbs of New Jersey—she also has a secret life as an assassin for hire, a secret that her husband David discovers when the couple decide to spice up their marriage with a little role…

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A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on January 10th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On January 10, 49 B.C., Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River as he marched toward the city of Rome with his legions. On January 10, 1776, the pamphlet Common Sense by American patriot Thomas Paine was published. On January 10, 1810, Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French, divorced Josephine, Empress of the French, the only woman Napoleon ever really loved. On January 10, 1927,…

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A Brief History On January 10, 1927, Fritz Lang’s classic film Metropolis was released in Germany.  This iconic film, made during the “silent film era,” cost the modern equivalent of 21 million Euros and is considered to be among the greatest films ever made. Digging Deeper Oddly enough, Orson Welles, creator of another candidate for “Greatest Movie,” Citizen Kane, called Metropolis, “Silly.” Some of the other films others have called, “The Greatest,” include Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Vertigo, Jaws, The Seven Samurai, The Godfather, Battleship Potemkin, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Obviously, criteria such as biggest…

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A Brief History On January 10, 2020, a not so latest science fiction/horror movie, Underwater, was released across the country after sitting in whatever box movies sit it while they await release for the past couple years.  Despite being filmed back in 2017, the film apparently got caught up with corporate shuffling by 20th Century Fox which had been the target of acquisition by media giant Disney in 2017, and successfully swallowed up by Disney in 2018 in a deal called a “merger,” which was finally put into effect in 2019.  Meanwhile, Underwater languished in a sort of movie limbo…

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