On February 1st, 1893, Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio (West Orange, New Jersey).
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A thought for the day: The longer the title, the less important the job. -- George McGovern
On this date in history:
In 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrated a hand-cranked phonograph that recorded sound on grooved metal cylinders. Edison shouted verses of Mary Had a Little Lamb into the machine, which ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian physicist Christian Doppler in 1803
- author Louisa May Alcott in 1832
- Chinese Empress Dowager Tz'u Hsi in 1835
- English electrical engineer John ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2015 with 32 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 29th, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened to the public.
A thought for the day: Film is one if three universal languages; the other two mathematics and music. -- Frank Capra