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 November 14th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.
WELCOME TO MARIO KART
In 2005, Mario Kart DS released on the Nintendo DS. This kart racing game features 12 characters from the Mario series, 32 courses based on locations in the Mario series, and online multiplayer via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
Nerdy Fact: It is the fifth main entry in the Mario Kart series and the first to use live-rendered 3D graphics for most of the objects in the game. It also introduced the Retro Grand Prix, which revamps tracks from previous Mario Kart games, doubling the number of in-game tracks.
Also in 2005, WWE Raw paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero, who passed away the day before due to heart failure. The show ended with a 10-bell salute and a video montage of Eddie’s career highlights.
Nerdy Fact: The episode also included video packages and testimonials from various WWE personalities, such as Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Batista, The Undertaker, Randy Orton, Edge, Christian, Booker T, and more.