On August 7 “The Girls Next Door” premiered…

On August 7, 2005 “The Girls Next Door” premiered on E! The reality show chronicled the life of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends (with Hefner making background appearances), documenting their lives inside and outside the Playboy Mansion, as well as shedding light on various other endeavors relating to Playboy (e.g. Playboy Jazz Festival, Operation Playmate — where…

On July 29 Mama Cass passed away…

On July 29, 1974 Cass Elliot passed away. The singer, better known as Mama Cass, is best known for being a member of the 60’s/early 70’s rock band, “The Mamas & The Papas,” as well as her solo career after the group disbanded. Throughout her musical career, she was often known for her charismatic demeanor,…

On June 29 the first iPhone was released…

On June 29, 2007 the first iPhone was released. The phone, from Apple Inc, was birthed from the mind of Steve Jobs when he looked to incorporate a multi-touch touchscreen with a computer. After years of speculation, Jobs introduced the phone January 9, 2007 at a keynote address, with the full release scheduled in June.…

On June 6 Robert Englund was born…

On June 6, 1947 Robert Englund was born. A classically trained actor is best known in his 30-year career for portraying the iconic serial killer and horror movie icon Freddy Krueger. The character, a child murderer turned burn victim, was created by Wes Craven and is the central character in the “Nightmare on Elm Street”…

On May 31 “The Hills” premiered…

On May 31, 2006 “The Hills” premiered on MTV. The reality series was a spin-off of MTV’s “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.” The series lasted for six seasons, and focused on the lives of various young adults living in Los Angeles. The series began following the life of Lauren Conrad after her high school…