Star Wars opens - May 25, 1977
On this day in 1977, Memorial Day weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas' blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theaters.
The Real History That Inspired “Star Wars”
Filmmaker George Lucas may have set “Star Wars” in a galaxy far, far away, but real-life characters and events from this planet’s history inspired his creation of the sci-fi saga. As “Star Wars: The F...
The Darth Vader Yule Log
Tired of the same old yule log? Have you memorized every pop, crack and sizzle. Then you'll appreciate the newest version of the yule log, especially if you're among the 7 billion or so people plannin...
Star Wars Audition Tapes Feature A Very Different Original Trilogy Cast
It’s almost impossible to imagine the original Star Wars with anyone but Harrison Ford as Han Solo, or Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. But long, long ago, these roles were up for grabs — and Kurt Russe...
NASA's Latest Crew Of Astronauts Think They're Jedi Knights
The crew for NASA's Expedition 45 won't be all together on the International Space Station until their Soyuz docks in September, but that hasn't stopped them releasing their official poster. I can't q...
Star Wars
This is my tribute to the awesome battle droids of star wars. I think is the best video I've made so far. I used clips from episodes I and III. Some music is...
Amrod
In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Amrod ([ˈamrod]) is a fictional character. He was the youngest son of Fëanor and the younger twin of Amras. From their mother Nerdanel they inherited red hair, inste...
Aston Martin V8 Vantage (1977)
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage was hailed at its 1977 introduction as "Britain's First Supercar" for its 170 mph (270 km/h) top speed. Its engine was shared with the Lagonda, but it used high-p...
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Juedai Shuangjiao (1977 TV series)
Juedai Shuangjiao is a Taiwanese television series adapted from Gu Long's novel of the same title. The series was first aired on TTV in Taiwan in 1977.
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IBM System/34, 36 System Support Program
System Support Program (SSP) was an operating system for the IBM System/34 and System/36 minicomputers. SSP was a command-based operating system released in 1977.
SSP originally contained 60 or so...
IBM System/34, 36 System Support Program - Wikipedia
Cracklin' Oat Bran
Cracklin' Oat Bran is a breakfast cereal introduced in 1977 by Kellogg's. The cereal is made of oat bran flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg, and held together by brown sugar in the form of a rectangl...
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XMODEM
XMODEM is a simple file transfer protocol developed as a quick hack by Ward Christensen for use in his 1977 MODEM.ASM terminal program. It allowed users to transmit files between their computers when ...
Chrysler LeBaron
The Chrysler LeBaron (or Chrysler Imperial LeBaron) was originally a classic luxury car of the 1930s, the body manufactured by LeBaron, its chassis manufactured by Chrysler, which competed with other ...
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Black Panther (comics)
The Black Panther (T'Challa) is a fictional character, a superhero that appears in publications by Marvel Comics. Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and penciller-co-plotter Jack Kirby, he first appear...
Black Panther (comics) - Wikipedia
Bally Astrocade
The Astrocade is a second generation home video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, which back then, was the videogame division of Bally. It was marketed only for a l...
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Corazón salvaje (1977 TV series)
Corazón salvaje is a Mexican telenovela, which was produced by and broadcast on Televisa in 1977. It is the fourth of five screen adaptations of the novel of the same name by Caridad Bravo Adams, and ...
Corazón salvaje (1977 TV series) - Wikipedia
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Star Wars (later re-titled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark...
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - Wikipedia
Hilltopper (train)
The Hilltopper was a passenger train operated by Amtrak in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It ran daily from South Station in Boston, Massachusetts to Catlettsburg, Kentucky. The 1,674&#...
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