this day in sci-fi history
Indiana Jones Week continues as we travel back to this day in 1984, when Harrison Ford headed to India to break up a cult that practices human sacrifice and child slavery in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Today happens to be Goth Day, but it's also time to get pumped because it's Indiana Jones Week. Why? Because we say so, and that's pretty much all it takes to make a holiday nowadays.
As far as science fiction history things go, May 21 is sort of a big deal. A LOT of movie premieres today and also a few birthdays!
In 1989, we met an adorable cat who could do an amazing thing. Plus, Velma Dinkley (sort of) has a birthday!
On this day in history, Andre the Giant had a birthday, New England blacked out like crazy and you get a pizza party.
One of our favorite actors turns 62 today. Your rewatch of Crouching Tiger and a few others begins now.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was published on this day in 1900. Since then, a lot of weird stuff has happened on the yellow brick road.
Science cloned the first human stem cells in 2013, but science fiction characters have been learning they're clones LONG before that.
Slow day in science fiction history, but a big day for one of the greatest performances ever by a child actor.
Call your mom. And then remind her that at the very least, you weren't someone from another planet and/or somehow gifted with special powers.
It's Leprechaun Day, everyone. Hard to know why, but have we ever steered you wrong when it comes to lists of oddball things?
He's still somewhere between 34 and 38, but he was born on May 12.
Happy National Twilight Zone Day! And Happy Birthday, Salvador Dali!
It's National Nurses Week. And so we'd like to honor nurses everywhere for being generally spectacular people ... and prime the pump of commenting with a list of five of our favorite science fiction and fantasy nurses.