January 31st - Featuring Green Hornet Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, February 02, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: The Green Hornet and Kato, by Jeci1999 on Flickr

January 31st is... Green Hornet's Birthday (1936), National Backward Day, National Brandy Alexander Day (1922), Child Labor Day, Eat Brussel Sprouts Day, Inspire Your Heart with Art Day, Jackie Robinson's Birthday (1919), First Social Security Check Issued/Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day (1940), NASA Day of Remembrance, National Punk Day, National Gorilla Suit Day, Hell is Freezing Over Day, Street Children Day, Hug an Economist Day, National Hot Chocolate Day, Scotch Tape Day, Valkyries' Day (Norse), Independence Day (Nauru), National Bug Busting Day (UK)

MORE: Thank Your Mentor Day, Young Carers Awareness Day (UK)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: Let's Roll, Kato: A Guide to TV's Green Hornet (BRBTV Fact Book Series) (Volume 6), by Billie Rae Bates (Author). Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (March 6, 2017)Green Hornet's Birthday (1936)
-- The Green Hornet is a fictional character - an American pulp hero and masked vigilante - created by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker with input by radio director James Jewell ion January 31, 1936. Since his radio debut in the 1930s, the Green Hornet has appeared in numerous serialized dramas in a wide variety of media.

Read: Let's Roll, Kato: A Guide to TV's Green Hornet
-- It was the series which presented a beloved radio hero in living color on the small screen - and at the same time introduced a martial arts legend-in-the-making, Bruce Lee. It was The Green Hornet, produced by the team who brought you the 1966 Batman series and starring Van Williams as the emerald-clad avenger secretly posing as a criminal to bring down the most notorious gangsters, racketeers and wrongdoers. Now, in this guide released just as the show turns 50, BRBTV chronicles it all, from the planning of the series in the mid-'60s, as shepherded by character co-creator George W. Trendle and executive producer William Dozier, through each and every episode, to the fandom beyond.

Image: The Green Hornet TV Series Collector Action Figure AssortmentThe Green Hornet TV Series Action Figures -- Inspired by the classic Green Hornet television series starring Van Williams as the Green Hornet the vigilante crime-fighter and Bruce Lee as his sidekick Kato. These fantastic 6-inch scale Green Hornet and Kato Action Figures from The Green Hornet figures are highly detailed and TV series accurate and feature multiple points of articulation. The Green Hornet figures include their signature weapons and accessories from the classic TV series.

Image: Green Hornet, The: 75th Anniversary Original Serials Collector's SetThe Green Hornet Original Serials Collector's Set -- The Green Hornet is a masked fictional crime fighter, originally created by George W. Trendle for an American radio program in the 1930s. The character has appeared in two Universal serials. In the first 13 episode serial, the city is faced with rising crime and increased racketeering activity. Intrepid newspaper editor, Britt Reid (Gordon Jones) becomes the crime fighter the Green Hornet to take on the bad guys.

The Green Hornet Coloring and Activity Books

Image: The Green Hornet: Parallel Lives, Kindle and comiXology, by Jai Nitz (Author), Nigel Raynor (Artist). Publisher: Dynamite (November 6, 2013)
The Green Hornet: Parallel Lives
Amazon Freebies:

Read The Green Hornet ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

Listen to The Green Hornet LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

Watch The Green Hornet Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

Listen to The Green Hornet Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

Free Alexa Skills | The Green Hornet

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

Free Printable Green Hornet and Kato Coloring Page Sheets

Printable Green Hornet Posters | Printer Projects

Green Hornet coloring page | SuperColoring

The Green Hornet (Titles and Air Dates Guide) | Epguides.com

How to make a Green Hornet costume

Green Hornet Paper Toy

The Green Hornet and Kato | Black Beauty | Free Paper Toys

Green Hornet by riggodruid on DeviantArt

Watch Green Hornet The Movie | Free Online

Green Hornet | Viewcomic reading comics online for free

Free Classic Radio Shows - The Green Hornet

Backwards Day
- A day to do everything backward. Try writing backward or reading backward. Wear your shirt with the back in the front. Eat your meal, starting with dessert. Now that's what I call fun! Walk backward, or talk backward. Play a board game backward, from the finish line to the start. Are you starting to get the picture!?

National Brandy Alexander Day (1922)
- Brandy Alexander is a sweet, brandy-based cocktail which became popular during the early 20th century. It was supposedly created at the wedding between Princess Mary and Lord Lascelles in London in 1922.

Child Labor Day
- Child labor refers to the employment of children at regular and sustained labor. This practice is considered exploitative by many international organizations and is illegal in many countries.

Eat Brussel Sprouts Day
- Even though they have created a day for it, I still don't like Brussel Sprouts. However, my son loved them as a little one and still does today. Where do you stand on the brussel sprout issue?

Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
- Celebrates art and the effect it can have on your heart. A day to experience art in your life. Food sustains you as a human; art inspires you to be divine. Go to an art museum, browse through an art book at the library, enroll in an art class or commission an artist. Read your favorite poem out loud. Go to a concert or play. Sign up for dance lessons. Today is a day to inspire your heart with the arts!

Jackie Robinson's Birthday (1919)
- Born on January 31, 1919, Jack Roosevelt Robinson, athlete and business executive, first black to enter professional major league baseball (Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947–56). Voted National League's Most Valuable Player in 1949 and elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

First Social Security Check Issued (1940)
- Ida May Fuller of Ludlow, VT, received the first monthly retirement check—in the amount of $22.54 in 1940. Fuller had worked for three years under the Social Security program (which had been established by legislation in 1935). The accumulated taxes on her salary over those three years were $24.75. She lived to be 100 years old, collecting $22,888 in Social Security benefits.

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