A Daily Updating Blog of Important Events In History That Never Occurred Today.
Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
In 2014, on this day Jerry Bruckheimer's big-screen movie version of his hit crime TV series CSI officially tied Lord of the Rings: Return of the King for second place on the all-time international movie box office hit list. It would pass King two days later and by early August would be overtaking Titanic for the top spot on that list just as it had broken Titanic's US box office record during the 4th of July weekend.
On this day in 2016, Paramount Pictures announced that producer Michael Bay, who'd worked with Jerry Bruckheimer on the movies Pearl Harbor and Armageddon, would finish the screenplay for the stalled third CSI movie.
On this day in 2017 shooting on the third CSI movie had to be halted after a stuntman was injured during filming of a sequence in which leading man Laurence Fishburne's character shoots it out with a suspect in the murder of a Las Vegas casino owner.
On this day in 2019 surviving cast members of all three CSI franchise series held a reunion party in Los Angeles to mark the original show's 20th anniversary and promote the debut of a new syndicated spinoff about forensic cadets.
On this day in 2019, the pilot episode of the CSI spinoff Forensics 101 aired on 204 TV stations across the United States.