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1614
Death of Elizabeth BathoryDeath of Elizabeth Bathory, also known as the Blood Countess and one of the most prolific female serial killers in history (1614)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

1897
Oldsmobile is founded.Oldsmobile is founded.Top 10 Brands That Failed

1936
Birth of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain.Birth of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain. He played the center position and is widely considered one of the greatest and most dominant players in NBA history.Wilt Chamberlain Bio: Life and Career of the Basketball Legend

1936
Birthday of Wilt ChamberlainBirthday of Wilt Chamberlain (1936)Top 10 Celebrity Womanizers

1938
Birthday of Kenny RogersBirthday of Kenny Rogers (1938)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

1940
Death of Leon TrotskyDeath of Leon Trotsky (1940)Top 10 Influential Communist Leaders

1942
Release: BambiThe film Bambi is released (1942)Top 10 Saddest Animal Deaths in Movies

1952
Joe Strummer of The Clash is bornJoe Strummer, co-founder and vocalist of The Clash, is bornThe History of The Clash

1956
Kim Cattrall is born.She is known for her role as Samantha Jones in the HBO comedy/romance series Sex and the City and for her leading roles in the 1980s films Police Academy, Big Trouble in Little China, Mannequin, and Porky's. Top 10 Celebrity Cougars

1973
Birthday of Sergey Brin Birthday: Sergey Brin (1973) Google Company Profile
The Next Talisman of Tech World

1977
Release: Motorhead's self-titled debut is releasedMotorhead's self-titled debut album is releasedThe History of Motorhead

1981
Release: An American Werewolf in LondonThe film An American Werewolf in London is released (1981)Top 10 Werewolf Movies (REDUX)
Top 10 Practical Special Effects in Movies

1981
Birthday of Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss Birthday: Cameron & Tyler Winklevoss (1981) Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Profile

1981
Release: The IBM Personal Computer is released The IBM Personal Computer is released (1981)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1980s America

1986
Birthday of Usain Bolt Birthday: Usain Bolt (1986) The Life and Career of Usain Bolt

1987
Release: 'Dirty Dancing' is released.The film Dirty Dancing is released (1987)Top 10 Oscar-Winning Songs
Top 10 Classic Duets

1987
Release: Dirty DancingThe film Dirty Dancing is released (1987)Top 10 Trends of the 1980s
Top 10 Career Defining Movies
Top 10 Movie Theme Songs

1998
Release: BladeThe film Blade is released (1998)Top 10 Movie Vampires

1998
Theatrical debut of Blade.Theatrical debut of Blade. This American vampire-superhero action film stars Wesley Snipes an is loosely based on the Marvel Comics character, a human-vampire hybrid who protects humans from vampires.Superhero Origins: Blade

2005
Six Feet Under endsThe TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time

2005
The TV series Six Feet Under airs its final episodeThe TV series Six Feet Under airs its final episode (2005)Top 10 TV Show Finales

2005
The TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episodeThe TV show Six Feet Under airs its last episode (2005)Top 10 TV Intros (Title Sequences)

2007
Release of BioShock.Release of BioShock. This first-person shooter by 2K games showcased the underwater city of Rapture.Top 10 Video Games With Great Stories

2009
Release: Inglourious BasterdsThe film Inglourious Basterds is released (2009)Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Characters
Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Scenes

2012
Release: Release of the video game 'Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.'Release of the video game 'Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.' This game continues the story from the previous game, showcasing the final hours of the civil war between the Autobots and the Decepticons.Transformers Fall of Cybertron: Everything You Should Know
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