March 21st in nerd history

March 21st in nerd history

March 21st is Big Bang Day. Do you celebrate by sorting through the latest in astrophysical theory, or by watching the TV show? Tough choice.

Here are 5 things that happened on March 21st that might be of interest to those of us who tasted Crystal Pepsi.


Birthdays of honor: Gary Oldman (1958), Matthew Broderick (1962), Timothy Dalton (1946), Eddie Money (1949), Rhys Darby (1974).


The African Queen was released nationwide in the U.S. in 1952, whose influence on cinema was matched only in 1974 when Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla came out.


The Moondog Coronation Ball, considered the first rock and roll concert, was held by Alan Freed in Cleveland in 1952.


The first San Diego Comic-Con was held in 1970.


“Informer” by Snow was the no. 1 song in the U.S. in 1993.

Sources we use: Wikipedia // // Other random news sites for confirmation