The Comic-Con Museum will open to the public beginning November 26, 2021. This soft opening will feature some special exhibits, interactive entertainment, and the opening of the Comic-Con Museum Retail Store. The announcement was made during a virtual induction ceremony of the DC Comics character Wonder Woman into the Comic-Con Museum Character Hall of Fame.
Metropolis Gallery hosts its first in-person exhibition in two years, highlighting the work of Simone Bianchi and Ken Lashley. Each of whom bring years of expertise and dynamic illustration to their work. Find out more about the exhibition at metropolisgallerynyc.com.
Filming began on Dr. No – the first film adaptation of Ian Fleming’s series of spy novels – in Jamaica on January 16th, 1962 before moving to Pinewood Studios to shoot interiors. From Maurice Binder’s title sequence to Ken Adam’s sets to Monty Norman’s theme arranged by John Barry, the film established many of the …
On October 4, 1957 the USSR launched the first artificial Earth satellite, called Sputnik 1. The rocket was manufactured as part of the Soviet space program by PAO S. P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, which was called OKB-1 at the time. Sputnik 1 went into an elliptical low Earth orbit and remained there …
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is an interactive 2-night experience where you and your group embark on a first-of-its-kind Star Wars adventure that’s your own. It’s the most immersive Star Wars story ever created—one where you live a bespoke experience and journey further into a Star Wars adventure than you ever dreamed possible. Arrive at the …
The first Library of Congress building opens its doors to the public. The Library had been housed in the Congressional Reading Room in the U.S. Capitol.
The Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, with the largest radio telescope ever constructed, officially opens.
The first Best Buy store opened in St. Paul, Minnesota, on this date in 1966, under the brand name Sound of Music. The retailer’s name was changed to Best Buy in 1983.