The star-spangled Vietnam film earned Tom Cruise his first Best Actor Oscar nomination
Homosexuality was still classified as an illness in Sweden in 1979. Swedes protested by calling in sick to work, claiming they felt gay.
On this date in 1942, Anne Frank received a diary for her 13th birthday.
This is the remarkable Halitrephes maasi jellyfish, also known as deep sea fireworks.
On this date in 1955, Doc Brown hit his head on the edge of his sink and invented time travel.