June 29 in nerd history

June 29 in nerd history

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June 29 in Nerd History

Here are 5 things that happened on June 29 at the intersection of nerd and pop culture.


Birthdays of honor: Gary Busey (1944), Slim Pickens (1919), Richard Lewis (1947), Bret McKenzie (1976), Craig Sager (1951).


In 1985, Mick Jagger and David Bowie finally team up to cover “Dancing in the Street” — and I know this is hard to believe, but they recorded the music video that same day.​


Neil Peart officially became the drummer for Rush after whoever played drums on the first album clearly just did not have the right kit.

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Coming to America came to theaters in 1988. And the underrated Tom Cruise version of War of the Worlds came out today in 2005.


In 2007 Apple released its first mobile phone — the iPhone.

It ran $499 for the 4 GB model and $599 for the 8 GB model, assuming you were game to sign a 2-year contract.

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