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Today in Nerd History | December 1

Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on December 1st in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

WHY IS THE CARPET ALL WET, TODD?

In 1989, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation released in theaters. This is a comedy film about the Griswold family’s disastrous attempts to celebrate Christmas at home with their relatives and the unexpected surprises they encounter along the way.

Nerdy Fact: The movie is based on a short story by John Hughes called “Christmas ’59”, which was published in National Lampoon magazine in December 1980. Hughes also wrote the screenplay for the movie.

DEATH NOTE

In 2003, Death Note was first serialized in Shueisha’s manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump. This series follows the story of Light Yagami, a genius student who uses a supernatural notebook to kill criminals and create a new world order, while being hunted by a mysterious detective known as L.

Nerdy Fact: The author of Death Note, Tsugumi Ohba, has a hidden identity and has never revealed his real name, face, or gender.





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