The summer of 1982 has long been celebrated as a magical time for genre films.
Laugh all you want, but if there was any album that blew open the door for the big metal explosion of the early '80s, it was Quiet Riot's Metal Health.
We've celebrated a lot of metal and hard rock anniversaries here on TG, and there have been plenty of them over the past year or two.
It's an anniversary that makes me feel increasingly older every time it hits the next five-year mark, but Appetite For Destruction just had another birthday.
We recently reported that Paramount was trying to halt publication of a new sequel to the Godfather, and discussed how the original Godfather negative was in danger of falling apart before Spielberg personally called the studio.
There's an old saying that "no price bear an original," but with recent guitar technology, you can come pretty close to the real thing.
Metallica played its first gig at the long gone Anaheim CA club Radio City on March 14, 1982, and made their vinyl debut on the Metal Massacre album compilation on June 14, 1982.
It's exactly one year since Neptune was discovered - one Neptunian year, or 165 of our own rather shorter ones.
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 20th birthday today with the release of another photo that could come straight from the cover of a 1970s prog rock album.