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Today in Nerd History | December 18

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 18th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

AVATAR

In 2009, Avatar released in theaters. Avatar is an epic science fiction film by James Cameron, about a paraplegic marine who joins a mission to the alien world of Pandora, where he falls in love with a native warrior and becomes involved in a conflict over the planet’s resources.

Nerdy Fact: Most of the animal noises heard in the movie are recycled dinosaur noises from Jurassic Park (1993), notably the T-Rex and the Raptors.

THE FORCE AWAKENS

In 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens released in theaters. The Force Awakens is an epic space opera film that follows a group of heroes as they search for the missing Jedi Luke Skywalker and fight against the evil First Order.

Nerdy Fact: Rey was originally called Kira in the early drafts of the script, but her name was changed after it leaked to the public.





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