Welcome to the first installment of a new recurring column here at Bleeding Cool, where we will be looking at important events that'd happened on this day in history in comics, film, tv, or whatever else we come across that we think you'll find interesting! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool. So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 8:
1968- Planet of the Apes premieres in New York City
On this day in Bleeding Cool history, in 2013 Rich Johnston reported further on Comics Conman Josh Hoopes, and we discussed the return of Powergirls' boob window.
Birthdays today include Jules Verne writer (1828), "Classy" Freddie Blassie professional wrestler (1918), Jack Lemmon actor (1925), James Dean actor (1931), Ted Koppel American journalist (1940), Nick Nolte actor (1941), John Grisham author (1955), Seth Green actor (1974) Paul "Big Show" Wight professional wrestler (1972)
And a special shout-out to John Williams, for basically scoring every awesome moment in cinema history. Happy Birthday! Here is a mix mix of some of his best works to get you through the day: