Happy B-Day To Cinema

Exactly 117 years ago, on December 28 1895, brothers Lumière made their first screening of very first short movie in Salon Indien du Grand Café, France. The movie was named Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory, with length of 50 seconds and 17 meters.

This day has been considered as the birth of Cinematography.

Here are some important dates (that might be interesting) in movie history:

  • 1908-05-21 - 1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago
  • 1927-10-06 - "Jazz Singer," 1st movie with a sound track, premieres (NYC)
  • 1951-01-28 - "La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination & is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London
  • 1952-11-26 - 1st modern 3-D movie "Bwana Devil," premieres in Hollywood
Source: Google


  1. Hah, thanks. I've been extremely busy lately and I write about some news only :P