Camp Crystal Lake was the camp terrorized by Jason in Friday the 13th (1980).
- How long did “I Love Lucy” run? "I Love Lucy" ran for six seasons, from October 15, 1951, to June 24, 1957.
- Was the TV series “Dragnet” really based on real cases? Yes, the TV series "Dragnet" (NBC, 1952-59, 1967-70) was based on real cases. It may have been the original true crime drama, with all shows fashioned from cases found in Los Angeles police…
- Who is featured in Plutarch’s Lives? The Parallel Lives (first century A.D.) pairs biographies of famous Greeks and Romans, such as the orators Demosthenes and Cicero. The book provided background for some of Shakespeare's plays, including Julius Caesar.
- What are the presidents carved on Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, meant to represent? The four 60-foot-high likenesses on Mount Rushmore, sculpted between 1925 and 1941, are meant to represent the following: George Washington, the nation's founding; Thomas Jefferson, its political philosophy; Abraham Lincoln, its preservation; and…
- What campus was used as the location for Animal House (1978)? The University of Oregon, Eugene, was used as the location for the movie Animal House.
- What was Robert Redford’s directorial debut? Robert Redford's directorial debut was Ordinary People in 1980.