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November 18


Nov 18
1928
Steamboat Willie debutsRelease of the animated short Steamboat Willie, the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, featuring the third appearances of cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. This is also considered by the Disney cTop 10 Classic Disney Animated Characters
The History of Mickey Mouse
Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters of All Time

1931
Birthday of Roberto GoizuetaBirthday of Roberto Goizueta (1931)Top 10 Influential Business Executives

1949
Release: Adam's RibThe film Adam's Rib is released (1949)Top 10 Katharine Hepburn Performances

1959
Release: Ben-Hur is releasedRelease of the film Ben-Hur (1959)Top 10 Biblical Movies
Top 10 Movies of the 1950s
Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

1978
Mass suicide by members of the Peoples Temple in Jonestown, GuyanaIn Jonestown, Guyana, Jim Jones led his Peoples Temple cult to a mass murder-suicide that claimed 918 lives in all, 909 of them in Jonestown itself, including over 270 children (1978)Top 10 Cults
Top 10 Worst Humans of All Time

1983
Release: A Christmas StoryThe film A Christmas Story is released (1983)Top 10 Movie Narrations
Top 10 Classic Christmas Movies

1983
Release: Sleepaway CampThe film Sleepaway Camp is released (1983)Top 10 Horror Movie Villain Motivations

1988
Release: The Land Before TimeThe film The Land Before Time is released (1988)Top 10 Saddest Animal Deaths in Movies

1990
Release: It Initial release of the TV movie It, based upon the Stephen King novel of the same name.Top 10 Scariest Clowns in Movies and TV

1990
ItThe TV miniseries It premieres (1990)Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

1991
Achtung Baby is releasedAchtung Baby is released (1991)Top 10 Greatest U2 Songs

1992
Release: Malcolm XThe film Malcolm X is released (1992)Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances

1992
The Seinfeld episode The Contest first airsThe Seinfeld episode The Contest first airs (1992)Top 10 Seinfeld Episodes

1994
Release: Leon: The ProfessionalThe film Leon: The Professional is released (1994)Top 10 Adult and Kid Friendships in Movies
Top 10 Acting Debuts in Movies

1994
Release: Star Trek GenerationsThe film Star Trek Generations is released (1994)Top 10 Movie Crossovers

2001
Release: Release date of the Nintendo GamecubeRelease date of the Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo's 6th generation console. Despite being one of Nintendo's least selling systems, it released some of the best hidden gems and also arguably had one of the most comfortable controllers in Video Games.Top 10 Gamecube Games

2005
Release: Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireThe film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released (2005)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters
Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

2005
Release: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire is releasedThe film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is released (2005)Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools
Top 10 Movie Wizards
Top 10 Dragons from Movies and TV
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

2005
Release: Walk the LineWalk the Line, a film about the life of Johnny Cash (2005)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

2009
France faces the Republic of Ireland in the 2009 World Cup qualification roundFrance faces the Republic of Ireland in the 2009 World Cup qualification round, where French captain Thierry Henry pulls off La Main de Dieu goal (2009)Top 10 Controversial Calls in Sports History

2011
Release: Minecraft gets an official releaseThe first official version of Minecraft, the insanely popular open world game where you can build pretty much anything was released on this day.Top 10 Open World Games

2011
Release: One Direction's first album, Up All Night, is releasedOne Direction's first album, 'Up All Night,' is releasedTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

2012
Release: Nintendo Land for the Wii U is released.Nintendo Land for the Wii U is released. Party game features 12 mini-games based on Nintendo's top franchises.Top 10 Family Party Games To Play During The Holidays
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