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...
Community Z Tools
The CZT Community Z Tools (CZT) project is a SourceForge project to build a set of tools for the Z notation, a formal method useful in software engineering. Tools include support for editing, typechec...
Sword Stained with Royal Blood (1977 TV series)
Sword Stained with Royal Blood is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It was first broadcast on CTV in Hong Kong in 1977.
Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein (TV series)
Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein ("It Can’t Always Be Caviar ") is a TV adaption of a novel of the same name by Austrian author Johannes Mario Simmel. Directed by Thomas Engel Siegfried Rauch walks in...
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 ...
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...
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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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Aredhel
Aredhel Ar-Feiniel (Y.T. 1362–Y.S. 400; died aged 1738) (born and known in Quenya as Írissë) is a fictional character created by J. R. R. Tolkien.She is called Ar-Feiniel, the White Lady of the Noldor...
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Apple II
The Apple II (styled as apple ][) is an 8-bit home computer, one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products, designed primarily by Steve Wozniak, manufactured by Apple Compute...
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Voyager 1
Voyager 1 is a 722-kilogram (1,592 lb) space probe launched by NASA on September 5, 1977, to study the outer Solar System. Operating for 37 years, 6 months and 10 days ...
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Cadfael
Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The chara...
Gay Bob
Gay Bob is a doll created in 1977 and billed as the world's first openly gay doll. Bob was created by former advertising executive Harvey Rosenberg and marketed through his company, Gizmo Development....
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