Topic: Highlights in Fandom History – September
Today, I will highlight interesting events in “fandom” history during the month of September for the following fandoms:
Picture from Wired.com
September 2, 1969: The First ATM Machine opens for business. Where would any of us who attend cons be without the good old ATM machine, huh?
September 13, 1990: Law & Order premieres. My Mom was a big fan of this series!
September 26, 1969: The Brady Bunch premieres
September 9, 1939: A surprise preview of the movie adaptation of the novel Gone With The Wind is shown in Hollywood, CA.
September 30, 1868: The First Volume of Little Women is published.
September 18, 1928: Walt Disney’s patent application for Mickey Mouse is granted.
September 19, 1989: The Library of Congress selects the animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to be placed on The National Film Registry.
September 20, 2002: The Oscar Winning Anime film, Spirited Away, by Miyazaki is released in the U.S.
Topic: Highlights in Fandom History – Mid to End of June
Today, I will highlight interesting events in “fandom” history from Mid to the End of June (between June 15th and June 30th) for the following fandoms:
On June 27, 1997: Hercules is released in the US and Canada.
On June 17, 2005: Disney releases Miyazaki’s anime movie Howl’s Moving Castle in US theaters for the first time.