National Short Film Day

NATIONAL SHORT FILM DAY On December 28th, National Short Film Day commemorates the day the motion picture industry was born, when the Lumière brothers projected a program of short films to a public audience for the first time. It was in 1895 at the Grand Café in Paris. Two brothers, Auguste and Louis Lumière, lit […]

National Science Fiction Day

National Science Fiction Day promotes the celebration of science fiction as a genre, its creators, history, and various media, too. On January 2nd annually, millions of science fiction fans across the United States read and watch their favorites in science fiction. 

National Screenwriters Day

On January 5, when the credits roll on your favorite show or movie, admire the writers on National Screenwriters Day!

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr Day, on the third Monday in January, honors the American clergyman, activist, Civil Rights Movement leader. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the history of American progressivism. Hundreds of streets in the U.S. have been renamed in his honor.