On June 25, 2009, Michael Jackson (PeekYou profile here), one of the top-selling recording artists of all time, and one of the most famous men to walk the Earth during his lifetime, died at age 50. It was, to the general public, entirely unexpected.
On Wednesday night, the CMT Music Awards took place; an awards ceremony slightly different than Nashville’s two other big pageants (the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards) as it’s voted on by the fans.
Today (Monday) is Memorial Day, in PeekYou’s homeland of America. On this day of remembrance, we would like to take a moment to honor all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms.
On Wednesday, the 68th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers — making him the first African American to play in the modern Major Leagues — will be celebrated in ballparks all across America.
Those of us old enough to remember, and silly enough in our youths to have cared at the time, can barely believe its been 31 years since Vince McMahon first thrust upon the world Wrestlemania; his WWE‘s (then WWF’s) pay-per-view bonanza, “pro-wrestling Super Bowl,” and spectacle to end all spectacles.