All of the parade balloons were melted down into 650 pounds of rubber. • Ever since 1945 the parade has had a definite route starting at 77th Street and Central Park West and ending at Macy ’s. This year the parade will also include 6th Avenue. • The parade got more popular after footage from the 1946 parade was featured in one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time “Miracle on 34th Street”.
The Principal Photography for Jaws began on May 2, 1974. Universal Pictures distributed the film Jaws,it made $470 million on a $3.5 million dollar budget. This film is still the seventh-highest grossing film of all-time. Steven Spielberg directed Jaws while Verna Fields did the editing. Jaws won 3 Academy Awards for editing, best original dramatic score, and another for best sound.
He played shortstop for the Pirates from 1900 to 1917. His lifetime batting average was .328 and his 1909 American tobacco baseball card was sold for $2.8 million dollars which is the highest ever paid for a baseball card. Walter Johnson, a country boy from Kansas joined the Washington Senators who today are known as the Washington Nationals in 1907. He was a great pitcher that people enjoyed to watch and see pitch. Johnson won 417 games over his twenty one year career and was considered the games “first real power pitcher” (Barra 59).
-Dirty dancing was written by Eleanor Bergstein. It is a semi-biography story of her childhood (Wong, Lynch, Stoynoff & Sundel, 2007). -The movie was executed “with a meager $5 million budget” (Wong et al. ,2007) -According to Box Office Mojo the movie had a “Domestic Total Gross: $63,446,382 and Worldwide:$213,954,274” -“Dirty Dancing was a huge box-office hit, especially among teenagers, and earned an Academy Award for “(I’ve Had)
The Simpsons Hundreds of families have been portrayed over the years through different television programs. Each television family has different roles, statuses, and personas for every member. From cartoons to sitcoms, families have been plastered in front of viewers for decades. My personal favorite show, “The Simpsons”, happens to be the longest running television show in the U.S. For more then twenty-five years “The Simpsons” has been depicted as a dysfunctional family, however each member of the family takes on roles that are more consistent of a traditional family. Aside from the wild and whacky themes that come along with the show “The Simpsons” follows the blueprint of a traditional American family of five.
Selling for 5 cents a drink, his first year of sales gave him a revenue of $50. A decade later, with the implementation of Prohibition, people began to turn to soda, Coca-Cola becoming the most popular and recognizable of brands. By 1891, the drink was sold nationwide, and new factories began to open in different parts of the country (Geisst). The invention of Coca-Cola in 1886 has made a profound impact on different elements of American culture; socially, religiously, economically, and traditionally, to name a few. Based on social aspects, Coca-Cola brought influence to the American culture.
When Elvis came back from the army his career had a downfall (“Elvis”). On May 8, 1960 Elvis was paid $125,000 for a television special (Peterson). In 1961 he won the “It’s now or never” year award for vocal singer and “in 1969 he was named Las Vegas entertainer of the year” (“Elvis”). On May 1st, 1967 Priscilla Beaulieu and Elvis Presley got married at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and on February 1st, 1968 Lisa Marie Presley was born (Peterson). The problem was that Elvis didn’t spend much time with his family because of his busy schedule (Peterson).
Halloween (1978), was written by John Carpenter in less than two weeks and had a budget of $325,000 however the cultural impact of this film has caused a gross $47,000,000 in the 40 years since it was released ("Halloween"). This film evolved into a major franchise of 10 movies with more on the way which was not Carpenter 's intention. The conversation that follows viewers after watching the movie is the reason why this iconic movie can be appreciated by the both horror movie fanatics and those who typically stay away from scary movies. In the film Halloween, John Carpenter creates "The Bogeyman," Michael Myers, whose murder tactics reflect considerations of both gender and morality, as his victims are predominantly teenagers engaging in risky
All About the Red Sox Founded in 1901, the Boston Red Sox, which used to be called the Boston Americans, were and still are one of the main subjects in Boston. With an average of around 35,000 people attending each game, this is no smalltalk. They won their first world series against the pirates in 1903. The Sox are rivals with the Yankees and in some cases, fights broke out. The Red Sox were the first team to win 3 championship trophies in the 21 century.
Have you ever wondered how rich J.K Simmons is? According to sources it is estimated that J.K Simmons net worth is $5 million, an amount acquired through successful career as an actor. He also managed to expand his career to voice acting. He has been giving voice to J. Jonah Jameson in popular animated TV series in Avengers: Earths Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man and others that are related to Marvel Universe.
Service and managerial jobs are the fastest-growing segments of the Milwaukee economy, and health care alone makes up 27% the jobs in Milwaukee. As of 2007, it had an enrollment of 89,912 students and as of 2006 employed 11,100 full-time and substitute teachers in 323 schools, ranking 6th among the 30 largest North American cities. Milwaukee residents aged 25 and above, 84.5% have a high school diploma, and 27% have a bachelor 's degree or higher. Waukesha County
Taraji P. Henson was born in Washington D.C. to Boris Henson and Bernice Gordon. When she was 2 her parents got a divorce. She describes her parents as both loving and attentive. Her father Boris was her main source of moral support during her childhood. As a teenager, she applied to a preforming arts school but didn’t get accepted so she went to Oxon Hill High School in Maryland.
The Unexpected That Changed My Life for the Better Friday Night Lights not only refers to the stadium that football players play in, but it also refers to every Friday night in September through November. That simple phrase brings back several memories, that carry emotional weight. Memories that are exciting, awe-inspiring, and even painful, and frustrating. The poem “Friday Night Lights” by Gerald Locklin summarizes some of the emotions that come with playing a sport, and brings about a deeper thought process. Being a part of a sport becomes your life, it teaches life lessons, helps build your personality, and shows you passions you never would have dreamed of.