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Today in Nerd History | March 8

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 March 8th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

CAPTAIN MARVEL | 2019

In 2019, Captain Marvel premiered in theaters. Captain Marvel is a superhero film about Carol Danvers, a former Air Force pilot who discovers her true identity and powers as an intergalactic warrior in the midst of a war between two alien races.

 

Nerdy Facts:

  • Captain Marvel is the first female-led superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

  • The movie is set in the 1990s, and features popular songs from that decade, such as “Just a Girl” by No Doubt, “Come As You Are” by Nirvana, and “Waterfalls” by TLC.

  • Samuel L. Jackson, who plays a younger Nick Fury, was digitally de-aged by 25 years using CGI technology.

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