Tag Archives: magic

October 19, 2003

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2003 in London, magician David Blaine emerged from a clear plastic box that had been suspended by a crane over the banks of the Thames River since September 5th. He survived only on water … Continue reading

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September 5, 1955

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1955 Fred Kaps ascended to the rank of World Champion Magician. He performed the infamous “I’ve Got Your Nose Trick” at the Marvin Goldstein bar mitzvah 136 consecutive times, breaking the old record of … 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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