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June 27, 1978

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1978 the US launched Seasat, an experimental ocean surveillance satellite. Each day Seasat makes 14 orbits of Earth and in 36 hours is able to monitor nearly 96% of the oceanic surface. The satellite’s … Continue reading

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May 19, 1997

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1997 NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) recorded a sound in the Pacific Ocean about 1500 miles of the coast of Chile that has been named “The Bloop”. This sound was so loud that … Continue reading

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May 16, 1965

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1965 SpaghettiO’s hit the market and almost overnight became a hit with kids and their moms who needed a fast and delicious fix for when the little monsters would rampage in from school. A … Continue reading

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June 27, 2005

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2005, a 70-million year old dinosaur track was discovered that had been left behind by a three-toed Cretaceous period dinosaur. Biblical Creationists immediately contested the age of the fossil and said at best, it … Continue reading

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June 5, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1933 – President Roosevelt signed the bill that took the U.S. off of the gold standard. Gerald Burton Winrod, the “Jayhawk Nazi” the publisher of the newspaper “The Defender” immediately claimed that Roosevelt was a … Continue reading

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October 3, 2010

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2010, a possible 2,000 year old hidden city was unearthed by archeologists at a site on the Egypt-Gaza border. Dr. Randolph Carter, of Miskatonic University-Cambridge stated that the city was believed to be the … Continue reading

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September 24, 1977

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1977 the iconic 70’s TV show “The Love Boat” debuted on ABC. The TV sitcom followed the adventures of the crew of the cruise-liner the “Pacific Princess” and usually involved three separate story-lines tied … Continue reading

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April 23, 1985

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1985 the Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not only unsuccessful, it was despised and hated, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version. … Continue reading

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December 5, 1945

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1945, the “Lost Squadron” disappeared. Five U.S. Navy Avenger bombers lost communication during a training mission at the Fort Lauderdale Naval Air Force Station and were never heard from again. They were presumed lost … Continue reading

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July 17, 1955

On July 17th, 1955 – Disneyland opened its doors in rural Orange County and Walt Disney was finally able to harness the power of children’s laughter and wonder to summon the “Great Old Ones” and bind them to his will … Continue reading

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