Pop culture anniversaries coming in 2016: ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day,’ ‘Rent’ and more | am New York

“Terminator 2: Judgement Day” (Credit: Tri-Star Pictures)

The year 2016 marks some really fun and important pop culture anniversaries.

“Terminator 2: Judgment Day” will celebrate its 25th anniversary! Fans of Tupac will mourn the 20th anniversary of his death in 1996.

Check out more important anniversaries, below.

50th anniversary: 1966

Aug. 8, 1966: The Beatles released their groundbreaking album, “Revolver.”

June 27, 1966: The director J.J. Abrams was born in New York City.

Sept. 8, 1966: The first episode of “Star Trek” aired on NBC.

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45th anniversary: 1971

Oct. 9, 1971: “The French Connection” starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider opens in theaters.

June 5, 1971: Mark Wahlberg is born in Boston.

July 6, 1971: Louis Armstrong dies at age 69 in Queens.

(Credit: 20th Century Fox)

40th anniversary: 1976

Nov. 21, 1976: “Rocky” opens in theaters, launching a franchise that continues today.

March 22, 1976: Reese Witherspoon is born in New Orleans.

July 12, 1976: “Family Feud” debuts on ABC.

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35th anniversary: 1981

June 12, 1981: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” debuts in theaters.

Sept. 12, 1981: “The Smurfs” begins airing on ABC.

Aug. 1, 1981: “Endless Love” by Lionel Ritchie (sung as a duet with Diana Ross) is released in conjunction with the film of the same title.

May 11, 1981: Reggae singer Bob Marley dies in Miami.

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30th anniversary: 1986

June 13, 1986: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are born in Sherman Oaks, California.

May 16, 1986: “Top Gun” is released in theaters.

Jan. 14, 1986: Donna Reed dies at age 64 in Beverly Hills, California.

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25th anniversary: 1991

July 1, 1991: “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” opens in theaters.

Sept. 1, 1991: “E! News,” then known as “E! News Daily,” begins airing on the E! Network.

Sept. 24, 1991: Nirvana releases breakthrough album “Nevermind.”

(Credit: Tri-Star Pictures)

20th anniversary: 1996

Sept. 13, 1996: Tupac Shakur dies at age 25 in Las Vegas.

Jan. 25, 1996: “Rent” premieres on Broadway.

Sept. 19, 1996: The Spice Girls release debut album “Spice” featuring the hit song “Wannabe.”

(Credit: Gramercy Pictures / Nicola Goode )

15th anniversary: 2001

Aug. 25, 2001: Aaliyah dies at age 22 in a plane crash in the Bahamas.

Dec. 19, 2001: The first installment in the Peter Jackson “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “The Fellowship of the Ring,” opens in theaters.

Nov. 6, 2001: “24” premieres on the Fox Network.

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10th anniversary: 2006

Oct. 11, 2006: “30 Rock” starring Tina Fey premieres on NBC.

Dec. 25, 2006: James Brown dies at age 73 in Atlanta

.April 18, 2006: Suri Cruise is born to parents Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

(Credit: NBC)

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead: Whitney Houston’s Daughter Dies At 22

Sending my hearts and prayers goes out to Bobby Brown and the rest of her family & friends. Rest in peace to Bobbi Kristina Brown and her late mother Whitney Houston.

Hollywood Life

What a tragedy. Bobbi Kristina Brown died at the young age of 22 on July 26. Whitney Houston’s daughter had been found unresponsive in her bathtub and raced to the hospital on Jan. 31. She remained in a nearly 7-month coma until her heartbreaking death on Sunday.

Bobbi Kristina Brown sadly passed away on July 26 after a nearly 7-month coma. She was only 22 years old. The daughter of the beloved Whitney Houston had been found unconscious in the bathtub of her Roswell, Georgia home on Jan. 31. Sadly, despite all of the best medical efforts, she just couldn’t pull through.

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How Did I Started Watching Mad Men

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Mad Men (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After all the 7 seasons in 8 years, the show is finally coming to an end. In the honor of the tonight’s series finale of Mad Men airs 9pm on AMC, here’s the short story of how did I started watching the show. Continue reading “How Did I Started Watching Mad Men”

Windell D. Middlebrooks: Miller High Life Delivery Man Actor Dies At 36

RIP Windell D. Middlebrooks. His acting legacy lives on.

Hollywood Life

So very sad. Windell D. Middlebrooks, best known for his work in the Miller High Life Commercials and on ‘Parks & Recreation’ was found dead on Mar. 9. He was just 36 years old.

What a devastating loss. Windell D. Middlebrooks, who has appeared on countless television shows including Parks and Recreation, Cougar Town and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, died on Mar. 9. After being found unresponsive at his Los Angeles home, Windell was transferred to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Harrison Ford Seriously Injured In Scary Plane Crash

May the force be with you. I hope he’s ok.

Hollywood Life

Oh no! Harrison Ford was seriously injured after a small plane he was piloting crash-landed at a Los Angeles golf course. Is the ‘Star Wars’ actor OK? Here’s what we know.

How scary. Harrison Ford, 72, was seriously injured on March 5, when a small plane he was piloting took a nose dive and crash-landed at a Los Angeles golf course. The Star Wars actor survived the horrific crash, but he was rushed to a nearby hospital.

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Lifetime to Air The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story

I’m not sure if it’s gonna be a good movie or sow thing but I will give it a try.

TVLine

“Extracurricular activities” are about to take on a whoooooole new meaning.

Lifetime will go back to school this fall with The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story, a TV-movie that

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