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Celebrating the Anniversary of the First Drive-In Theater

A few days ago I was flipping through some old gardening magazines that I’ve had laying around for over a year when I came across a short article that talked about the origins of the drive-in theater.

I have some fond memories of watching movies at drive-in theaters when I was younger and I love looking at pictures of old drive-ins, so it prompted me to learn more about their history.

In what turned out to be quite the coincidence, I discovered that today is the 79th anniversary of the opening of the first drive-in theater in the United States. I also realized that the most recent Google Doodle was created to celebrate this anniversary. Continue reading »