1925- Willis O’Brien’s silent movie The Lost Worldpremiered. Based on Conan-Doyles 1912 novel. The stop motion animation of dinosaurs and exploding volcanoes issued in a new era of special effects films. O'Brien later did King Kongand trained kids like Ray Harryhausen.
1936- The film “Follow the Fleet” premiered, with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
1947- In a lecture to the London Mathematical Society, Computer pioneer Alan Turing said the best way to test the intelligence of a computer would be to teach it to play chess. Earliest reference to interactive gaming.
2005- First episode of Seth Green’s Robot Chickenpremiered on TV.