320: This Week: The Spirit of St. Louis, Amelia, The Messenger

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Spirit of St. Louis, Amelia, and The Messenger. Events from This Week in History The Spirit of St. Louis Amelia The Messenger   Birthdays from This Week in History Monster | BOATS #217 Houdini […]

316: This Week: The Pride of the Yankees, Gods and Generals, The Right Stuff

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: The Pride of the Yankees, Gods and Generals, and The Right Stuff. Events from This Week in History The Pride of the Yankees Gods and Generals The Right Stuff | BOATS #75 Alan Shepard’s photo from […]

314: The Aviator with James B. Steele

In the 2004 biographical drama The Aviator, Leonardo DiCaprio portrays the eccentric and brilliant Howard Hughes, a maverick filmmaker and aviation tycoon who revolutionized Hollywood and the airline industry. The film chronicles Hughes’ obsessive pursuit of perfection and his struggle with mental illness, offering a captivating glimpse into the life of one of the 20th […]

312: This Week: Lincoln, Apollo 13, The Conspirator, Titanic

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Lincoln, Apollo 13, The Conspirator, and Titanic. Events from This Week in History Lincoln | BOATS #170 Apollo 13 | BOATS #15 The Conspirator | BOATS #175 Titanic | BOATS #35 Birthdays from This Week in […]

301: This Week: Lincoln, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Buddy Holly Story

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Lincoln, All Quiet on the Western Front, and The Buddy Holly Story. Events from This Week in History Lincoln | BOATS #170 All Quiet on the Western Front | BOATS #218 The Buddy Holly Story […]

300: This Week: Zulu, Steve Jobs, U-571

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: Zulu, Steve Jobs, U-571, and a bonus event in The Challenger. Events from This Week in History Zulu Steve Jobs | BOATS #23 U-571 The Challenger   Birthdays from This Week in History Once Upon a […]

291: This Week: W.E., Young Winston, The Right Stuff

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movies: W.E., Young Winston, and The Right Stuff. Events from This Week in History W.E. | BOATS #209 Young Winston | BOATS #259 The Right Stuff | BOATS #75   Birthdays from This Week in […]

281: This Week: Jobs, The Pacific, Tombstone

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: Jobs, The Pacific, and Tombstone. Events from This Week in History Jobs | History of the word “Podcasting” on Podnews.net The Pacific | BOATS Series on The Pacific The Fellowship of the Ring | BOATS Series […]

278: This Week: Eight Men Out, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, The Right Stuff

In this episode, we’ll learn about historical events that happened this week in history as they were depicted in these movie: Eight Men Out, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, and The Right Stuff. Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True Story may earn […]

251: Chernobyl Part 5

HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries tells the story of the worst nuclear disaster in history. Today, we’ll be looking at the final episode in the miniseries called Vichnaya Pamyat. See the sources Full Chernobyl Series Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based on a True […]

249: Chernobyl Part 4

HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries tells the story of the worst nuclear disaster in history. Today, we’ll be looking at the fourth episode in the miniseries called The Happiness of All Mankind. See the sources Full Chernobyl Series Did you enjoy this episode? Help support the next one! Buy me a coffee Disclaimer: Dan LeFebvre and/or Based […]