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August 23 in San Antonio history...

1891
The new bells, forming the St. Joseph’s church peal, were rung for the first time this morning.

1917 – World War I
The hottest temperature of the summer was reached today as the thermometer registered a peak of 104 degrees. 19 more words

Texana

December 1985: Firestar 1 - I don't think Grandma is going to make it.

Synopsis: Firestar #1 was written by Tom DeFalco with art by Mary Wilshire and Steve Leialoha and opens with a girl and her grandmother at breakfast. 670 more words

The 80s

Heavy Metal Month Listening Challenge 21/31

Day 21 – Favourite Anthrax song.

Anthrax – Madhouse

This hasn’t been as straight forward as my favourite Slayer or Metallica song. When I first ran through the questions in my head I had a brain freeze as if I’d never heard an Anthrax song! 35 more words

USA

November 1985: X-Factor 1 - Think maybe Ghostbusters gonna sue somebody?

Synopsis: X-Factor #1 was written by Bob Layton with pencils by Jackson Guice and inks by the two of them along with Joe Rubenstein and opens with Scott Summers the former X-Man called Cyclops using his powerful optic blasts to chop wood in his Alaska home. 1,067 more words

The 80s

Underrated Masterpieces: Rocky IV

Even though Rocky won against two Americans, Rocky is ready to go against Russia in Rocky IV (1985).

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) learns that the Soviet boxing champion Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) wants to “break” Rocky. 61 more words

Film