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August 27, 1998

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1998 “Titanic” became the first movie in North America to earn more than $600 million dollars. This huge sum of money was due to the massive number of women and girls between the ages … Continue reading

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August 2, 1987

On THIS DAY IN TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987 the 50 year old Disney film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was re-released. The Disney Company originally thought about renaming the Dwarfs to Pepsi, Doritoes, Mickey D, Claritin, Tylenol, Midol and Dr. … Continue reading

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June 21, 1975

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1975, the movie “Jaws” opened and the beaches became barren wastelands almost overnight. One interesting fact did occur because of this movie. Everyone now knows that when a tuba starts playing an alternating F … Continue reading

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June 9, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1995 the movie “Congo” premiered in the USA and the phrase “Amy good gorilla. Amy pretty,” instantly angered and irritated every Amy, Aymie, Amie, and Aimie in the United States and Canada. Most of … Continue reading

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December 26, 1973

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1973, the “Exorcist” starring Linda Blair premieres and is rated X for horror and language. Pea soup instantly becomes the most dislike food in America.

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December 7, 1925

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1925, Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 150-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 25 and 2/5 seconds. One of the sports announcers broadcasting the event remarked that he might … Continue reading

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October 2, 1980

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1980, the Democrat Representative from Pennsylvania is expelled from Congress for his involvement in ABSCAM, the first representative to be expelled in over 100 years. Despondent over his ignoble exit from public service, Mr. … Continue reading

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August 27, 1998

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1998 “Titanic” became the first movie in North America to earn more than $600 million. In more promising news, young women today under the age of 30 really don’t understand the hysteria that “Titanic” … Continue reading

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August 12, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1988 “The Last Temptation of Christ” opened in movie theaters across the United States. The negative publicity and outcry from conservative Christians actually caused more people to be tempted to go and see this … Continue reading

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March 2, 1933

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1933, the motion picture King Kong had its world premiere in New York. While most New Yorkers were impressed with the special effects, they had some serious concerns of the realism of the movie. … Continue reading

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