Each day around 10:20 am and 2:20 pm we step into a time machine and take a look back. Who was born? What was going on in the world? What happened in music?

Today on June 25th...

In 1961-Comedian and actor, Ricky Gervais was born. He's 58 today!


In 1630-Governor John Winthrop, one of the founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and who Winthrop, Maine was named after, introduced the fork as a dining utensil. Apparently, it wasn't well received at first as colonists preferred wooden spoons, knives, and using their fingers.

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In 2009-Michael Jackson passed away at 50 years old.

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And that's what happened today in history.