#onthisday with @TonyDoeVO April 19, 2019
On this day in 1987 The first installment of The Simpsons was aired
The hugely popular animated sitcom debuted on the Tracey Ullman Show in the form of one-minute shorts.
Did you know that "The Simpsons" is the longest-running scripted primetime TV series in the US with 30 seasons?
On #thisdayinmusic 2014, The White House refused to comment on a campaign to deport Justin Bieber from the US. Around 275,000 people had signed a petition on its website calling for the Canadian singer to be removed from the country. The campaign had been set up in January of that year when the 20-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drink and drug-driving and illegal drag racing.
Today is #PoetryAndTheCreativeMindDay. A day set aside to honor creative pioneers. Poems can paint a picture in our minds or make us feel a certain way. They were originally recited, or spoken aloud to an audience.
Poetry and the Creative Mind Day is a great time to dig up some of your favorite old poems and read them, or sing a favorite old nursery rhyme.
Did you know… The earliest form of poetry were called epic poems, and they date back to hundreds of centuries.
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