Archive for August, 2009

Fan Tweet Thursday: Galileo

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Hat tip to Twitterstorian Sebastian


ggalilei (Galileo Galilei) : And yet it moves! #earth #toldyouso

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Twitter Historian on August 13th 2009 in Comically Old, Submitted

Fan Tweet Thursday: Darth Tweeter

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From Twitterstorian Sean Tucker… actor David Prowse (who portrayed the physical form of Darth Vader) was in for a surprise just before seeing Star Wars in 1977!


Darth Prowse (David Prowse): Off to the Star Wars premiere.  Very excited. I hope my voice sounds cool. It’s so hard to talk in that stupid mask!

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Twitter Historian on August 13th 2009 in 1970s, Entertainment, Submitted

George Carlin Discovers Twitter

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George Carlin: Does Twitter auto-censor? I can fit 7 words into 140 characters. Here goes…

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Twitter Historian on August 12th 2009 in 1970s, Entertainment

Muhammad Ali: The Twitta in Manitta (What?)

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Muhammad Ali: First draft: float like a boat, sting like a well-constructed insult. Thoughts?

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Twitter Historian on August 11th 2009 in 1960s, Sports

Twitter, We Have a Problem.

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eugenekranz (Eugene Kranz, NASA): @apollo13 yeah we have a problem: someone didn’t turn off his cell phone before takeof. #toldyouso

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Twitter Historian on August 7th 2009 in 1970s


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