Today in History
Disney's "Cinderella", its 12th animated feature, premiered in Boston on this day in history.
On this day in history, one of the most controversial films yet technically important, was released; 1915's silent epic ”The Birth of a Nation”.
One of the most influential writers of all time, J.R.R. Tolkien, author of “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings”, was born on January 3, 1892
Acclaimed sci-fi author Isaac Asimov was born on this day in history on January 2. Egypt Today looks at the life and works of this remarkable thinker.
In commemoration of the memory of Etab, Saudi Arabia’s first female singer, Egypt Today presents a profile about her life and career
A day after Christmas, one of the scariest movies in cinema history would premiere in 1973: "The Exorcist".
December 22 marks the premiere of “Doctor Zhivago” starring Omar El-Sherif and Julie Christie. The movie is hailed as one of cinema’s greatest love stories.
December 21 is the anniversary for the release of Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, the first feature length animated film in color and sound.
December 16 is the birthday of British science-fiction master Arthur C. Clarke, a prolific author best known for scriptwriting “2001: A Space Odyssey”.
December 14 marks the premiere of Peter Jackson’s 2005 adaptation of King Kong, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody.
December 9 is the day “Scarface” was released in cinemas across the U.S. Al Pacino’s role as a Miami drug lord is the most iconic performance of his career.
December 8 is the anniversary of the premiere of the critically acclaimed drama “Sophie’s Choice”, released in 1982.
November 30 is the birthday of celebrated American writer Mark Twain, the author of ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ and other beloved classics.
Nov. 29 is the birthday of C.S Lewis, celebrated Irish-English author who created the “Chronicles of Narnia’ and wrote extensively on his defense of Christianity.
Summary Lead: November 25 marks the anniversary of Disney's “Aladdin”, which first premiered on this day in 1992 – 25 years ago.
November 21 marks the anniversary of the 1976 Sylvester Stallone classic “Rocky”.
November 18 marks the day that "Steamboat Willie" was released by Walt Disney, introducing the world to Mickey Mouse and revolutionizing animation.
On November 10, 1969 the day the world saw its first episode of Sesame Street.
Acclaimed Irish novelist Bram Stoker was born November 8, 1847.
November 4 is King Tutankhamun day, named after the day his tomb was first discovered in 1922 in the Valley of Kings.