Jean-Pierre Juenet's "Amelie" wins the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Academy Awards can suck it.
The MTV Video Music Awards debuts and... nope, still thinking about that Michael Jackson/Lisa Marie moment...
Pharma-dick Martin Shkreli has his bail revoked after posting a $5000 reward for a strand of Hilary Clinton's hair. Why yes, he's a creepy jackass, thank you for asking.
Hope Hicks is appointed permanent White House Communications Director, and I'm not sure "permanent" really means anything to this administration.
German astronomer Max Wolf "rediscovers" Halley's Comet. Max Wolf is the Christopher Columbus of astronomy.
Mark McGwire joins Babe Ruth as the only other player to hit 50 home runs in two consecutive seasons. To sum up, steroid guy had as much success as overweight cigar and whiskey guy. Baseball!
First use of a laugh track in an American TV show ensuring two whole generations of people being lied to about what's funny.
The MTV Video Awards chooses to open with newlyweds Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley and MAN it's awkward. Thanks, MTV.
Republican Senator Bob Packwood resigns under allegations of sexual abuse rather than face expulsion. GOOD.
He would go on to prison... I'm just kidding, he started a lobbying firm in Florida. WTF.