Lucy Lane’s birthday

The younger sister of Lois Lane, and one of several characters who has assumed the Superwoman identity, Lucy has always orbited around the legend of Superman. After the loss of their mother, Ella Lane, Lois stood in for the role to help guide her sister. Lucy, like her big sister Lois, grew up an army brat under their father, Sam Lane. Feeling crippled by her big sister's shadow later in life, Lucy always found herself in trouble while trying to prove her differences. Lucy always has her heart set in the right place and tends to seek out justice in her own

Superman Celebration

Metropolis, Illinois Superman Square, Metropolis

The Superman Celebration isn’t just a one-of-a-kind event celebrating all things Superman, several events held in conjunction with the Celebration serve as fundraisers for organizations.   These events are planned by organizations separate from the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, and may have an entry fee involved.

Laurence Fishburne’s birthday

Laurence John Fishburne III is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter and film director. He's best known by comic book fans for playing Perry White in the DC Extended Universe, Morpheus in the "Matrix" saga and Dr. Bill Foster in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, to Hattie Bell and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr. Happy birthday, Laurence!

Dean Cain’s birthday

Dean George Cain is an American actor, producer, television presenter, and former football player. He is best known for playing the role of Clark Kent / Superman in the 1990s TV series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman." Dean George Tanaka was born on July 31, 1966, in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to Roger Tanaka and actress Sharon Thomas.

Lois Lane’s birthday

Lois Lane has been an omnipresent force of journalistic integrity and human equity since the very beginning. Starting out as a “lovelorn” columnist for the Daily Star in 1938, Lois often rubbed elbows with misogynistic filled male counterparts, always scooping them on major stories. Later on in the Superman mythos, Lois Lane became synonymous with the Daily Planet. Much of the Planet’s reputable recognition is due to Lois’s stories and exposes. The Planet would not exist without her. Lois has constantly strived for equality, fighting for the truth while always demanding justice. Now recognized as the Daily Planet’s top Pulitzer

Amy Adams’ birthday

Amy Lou Adams is an American actress best recognized by comic book fans for playing the iconic Lois Lane in the DC Extended Universe. Adams was born on August 20, 1974, to American parents Richard and Kathryn Adams, when her father was stationed with the United States Army at the Caserma Ederle military complex in Vicenza, Italy. Amy was later raised in Castle Rock, Colorado, the fourth of seven siblings. Noted for both comedic and dramatic roles, she was featured three times in annual rankings of the world's highest-paid actresses. Her accolades include two Golden Globe Awards, nominations for six Academy Awards and seven British Academy

Jonathan & Martha Kent’s wedding anniversary

Jonathan Kent and Martha Kent, often referred to as “Pa” and “Ma” Kent (respectively), are the fictional adoptive parents of Superman. They live in the rural town of Smallville, Kansas. In most versions of Superman’s origin story, Jonathan and Martha were the first to come across the rocket that brought the infant Kal-El, with their adopting him shortly thereafter, renaming him Clark Kent, “Clark” being Martha’s maiden name. According to the 1976 Super DC Calendar, Oct. 21 is celebrated for when the kindly Kansas couple married. The Kents are usually portrayed as caring parents who instill within Clark a strong sense of morals, and they encourage Clark to use his powers for the

Kate Bosworth’s birthday

Catherine (Kate) Ann Bosworth is an American actress and model known for playing Lois Lane in “Superman Returns” (2006). Kate was born in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. 2, 1983 and then raised in San Francisco. Kate played Lois opposite Brandon Routh’s Superman. Kate modeled her Lois after actress Katharine Hepburn. “I watched a lot of Hepburn to prepare for Lois, particularly ‘The Philadelphia Story’ and ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,'” Kate once stated. “Hepburn is a great model for how I see Lois — strong but fragile.” Happy birthday, Kate!

Joe Shuster’s birthday

Joseph “Joe” Shuster was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating character Superman, with Jerry Siegel, in “Action Comics no.1.” Joe was born July 10, 1914 in Toronto, Canada. He was the son of Julius Shuster (originally Shuster owich), an immigrant from Rotterdam, and Ida (Katharske), who had come from Kyiv, Ukraine. Growing up, Shuster worked as a newspaper boy for the “Toronto Daily Star.” His family barely made ends meet, and the budding young artist would scrounge for paper, which the family could not afford.  “I would go from store to store in Toronto and pick up whatever they threw out,” Shuster once recalled regarding his

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