August 6 – SciFi From Luxembourg
|Already from the very, very old days, we find great authors who fantasize about going to the moon and traveling into the-un-known.
Now we consider Jules Verne and H. G. Wells as founders of the modern SciFi genre. But the man who came up with the best selling brand name ‘science fiction’, was Luxembourg born Hugo Gernsback, publisher of ‘Amazing-Stories’, the first SciFi magazine, in New York in 1926.
Watch the old pictures. And and realise how perfectly Hugo’s brand name covers the content. Then, and now!
READ MORE in BIRTHDAYS:.
Always on top of the world (talking about leadership qualities) https://holland51up.com/politics/hillary/
Jesus, Muhammed & the Dutch Passion (talking about losing and winning) https://holland51up.com/politics/passion/
A dome over the village (talking about local elections) https://holland51up.com/politics/dome/