Category Archives: 2000s

‘No Country for Old Men’ wins Best Picture 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 2008)


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(Sunday, February 24, 2007, 5:30-9:00 p.m. PST)No Country for Old Men, Joel and Ethan Coen’s chilling confrontation of a desperate man with a relentless killer, won Best Picture tonight at the 80th Academy Awards at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Continue reading ‘No Country for Old Men’ wins Best Picture 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 2008)

Amy Winehouse wins big at Grammy Awards 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 10 2008)


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(Sunday, February 10, 2008, 8:00-11:30 p.m. EST) — Amy Winehouse, the troubled British soul singer with the darkly self-referential hit “Rehab,” failed to attend Sunday’s 50th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in person tonight, but she proved a dominating figure nonetheless, picking up five trophies as voters kept her in a tight competition with the rap star Kanye West. Continue reading Amy Winehouse wins big at Grammy Awards 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 10 2008)

President Bush urges resolve on economy, Iraq 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 28 2008)


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(Monday, January 28, 2008, 9:09 p.m. EST) — U.S. President George W. Bush, in his seventh and final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, urged the nation tonight to preserve against gnawing fears of recession and stay patient with the long, grinding war in Iraq. Continue reading President Bush urges resolve on economy, Iraq 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 28 2008)

Actor Heath Ledger, 28, dies in his Manhattan apartment 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 22 2008)


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(Wednesday, January 22, 2008, 3:36 p.m. EST)Heath Ledger, the Australian-born actor whose breakthrough role as a gay cowboy in the 2005 movie “Brokeback Mountain” earned him a nomination for an Academy Award and comparisons to the likes of Marlon Brando, died today in an apartment in his Manhattan from an accidental intoxication from prescription drugs. Continue reading Actor Heath Ledger, 28, dies in his Manhattan apartment 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 22 2008)

‘Breaking Bad’ TV series debuts on AMC 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 2008)


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(Monday, January 20, 2008, 10:00 p.m. EST)Breaking Bad, an American neo-western crime drama television series about a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer who turns to a life of crime to secure his family’s financial future before he dies, debuted tonight on AMC. Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’ TV series debuts on AMC 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 20 2008)

‘Taare Zameen Par’ released in India 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 21 2007)


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(Friday, December 21, 2007)Taare Zameen Par (titled Like Stars on Earth internationally), an Indian drama film about an eight year old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate, was released today in India, the UK, Canada and Ireland. Continue reading ‘Taare Zameen Par’ released in India 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 21 2007)

‘The British Invasion’ episode airs on ‘Dexter’ 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 16 2007)


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(Sunday, December 16, 2007, 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. EST) — The task force believes the Bay Harbor Butcher case is closed, but Dexter still has some trouble to deal with on tonight’s episode of the Showtime television crime drama mystery series Dexter. Continue reading ‘The British Invasion’ episode airs on ‘Dexter’ 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 16 2007)

Led Zeppelin reunites for full-length concert 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 2007)


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(Monday, December 10, 2007, just after 9:00 p.m. GMT) — The surviving members of Led Zeppelin (guitarist Jimmy Page, vocalist Robert Plant and bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones) reunited tonight (with Jason Bonham substituting for his late father, John Bonham, on drums) for their first full-length concert in nearly 30 years during the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert at London’s O2 Arena. Continue reading Led Zeppelin reunites for full-length concert 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 2007)