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1985

Christie + Billy = Chribilly

It was a question that we were all asking throughout the 1980’s. ‘But just who can tame the wild man of rock Billy Joel?’ After years of dating various supermodels and even super-super-models, Christie Brinkley, star of Joel’s Uptown Girl video, finally put a ring on it on this day in 1985. The pair were wed on a boat floating somewhere near the Statue of Liberty and, according to Wikip... Read more >

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1998

James Cameron’s Titanic wins 11 Academy Awards

By the time James Cameron took the stage to accept his Academy Award for Best Director on the night of March 23, 1998, the Oscar dominance of his blockbuster film Titanic was all but assured. Titanic tied the record for most Oscar nominations with 14—joining 1950’s All About Eve—and by night’s end would tie with Ben Hur (1959) for most wins by sweeping 11 categories, including th... Read more >