The exact origin of Memorial Day is unknown, however legend tells us that during the Civil War, women of the South bedecked graves of fallen husbands, sons, fathers, and brothers in order to honor them. By April and May of 1865, Union soldiers began to observe this rite to honor their fallen comrades. Soon the [...]
On May 13, 2007, the Toledo Blade published an article on the collections in the Browne Popular Culture Library. Here is the article entitled, â€œTOMORROWâ€™S TREASURES: Movie posters, kryptonite rocks are favorites in BGSUâ€™s pop culture libraryâ€œ. Enjoy!
Question: â€œIt was Grace Kellyâ€™s first, last, and only western movieâ€ Answer: â€œWhat is High Noon?â€ ******************************** From The Jeopardy Challenge: the Toughest Games from Americaâ€™s Greatest Quiz Show, pop cult AG 195.T74 1992 If you would like to look at other items similar to the one above, see the BGSU Libraries Catalog with the [...]
Spider-Man 3 opens Friday, May 4! In honor of this, the BPCL has some interesting facts about Spider-Man. Did you know thatâ€¦ In Amazing Fantasy #18, Spider-Man battles Supercharger â€“ the first super-powered villain he ever encountered. Previously, he had battled mostly small-time crooks. Spider-Man (Peter Parker) is a fictional Marvel Comics superhero created by [...]