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 September 7th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.
On September 7, 1979, SportsCenter premiered. This popular TV show provides the latest news, highlights and analysis of various sports from around the world, featuring different anchors and segments, becoming the most popular sports-centered talk program.
Nerdy Fact: The SportsCenter anchors don’t know what the plays will be in the Top 10 segment until they see them on air, which adds to the spontaneity and entertainment value of the show.
Web-Slinging on the PS4
On September 7, 2018, Marvel’s Spider-Man released on the PlayStation 4. This game lets you play as an experienced Spider-Man who fights crime in a dynamic and interactive New York City. The game features an original story that reimagines iconic characters from the Spider-Man universe, as well as stunning graphics and fluid web-swinging mechanics.
Nerdy Fact: The game has a hidden marriage proposal that turned out to be a sad story. A video blogger named Tyler Schultz asked Insomniac Games to include a proposal to his girlfriend in the game, but she broke up with him before the game was released.
Today in Nerd History is produced by Radio Matt & Deidra for Rise & Shine, Nerds, LTN’s official Nerdy Morning News Show.