First Annual Grammy Awards were held simultaneously at two places – Beverly Hilton Hotel (Beverly Hills, CA) and the Park Sheraton Hotel (New York City) on 4th May 1959.
The first commercial spam was posted on Usenet by Laurence Canter and Martha Siegel. They used a Perl script to post their message, "Green Card Lottery - Final One?", to about 5,500 discussion groups. [more...]