Here is something that is Kennedy/Lincoln interesting, on May 1, 1945 at 11:30 P.M. (local time) Germany announced that Hitler was dead; 66 years later — on May 1, 1011 at 11:30 P.M. (local time) — President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of US Special forces.
The two of world’s most hated figures joined in death by a quirk of fate. As it turns out, the news of death of both Laden and Hitler was broken to the world on the same day.
Yep, you read that right, There will be no more Hitler on YouTube, or, more specifically, there will be no more (over)use of the, Constantin Films,clip from Downfall. Apparently they simply don’t have the same sense of humor that the rest of us who have viewed (and reviewed) this clip with Hitler raging on everything from Kanye West interrupting Taylor Swift, to Leno supplanting Conan (several of which we posted here).
Apparently the production company behind Downfall, Constantin Films, doesn’t like seeing their intellectual property taken over by the web. They’ve issued DMCA notices and had many of the Hitler Downfall Meme videos pulled from YouTube. Urlesque’s Nick Douglas explained this bummer of a situation in an interview with our sister site, PopEater.
However, even though Youtube has pulled them, other video sites have kept them up, most notably, Funny or Die.
You remember the Hitler video with Michael Jackson from several months back? Yeah, I thought as much, Well, I know that it has been redone a number of times, but I just saw a version that pitted Marvel against DC. OK, now I realize that the specifics of this video and the story behind it will probably be lost on you, but trust me when I tell you when I tell you that its hilarious.
Iâ€™ve seen this vid a couple of times now (each one has a different subtitle text attached) and is has always been funny. This version is the funniest one so far. Iâ€™m now waiting for someone to re-dub it with Hitler getting pissed of that there are people comparing Obama to him, and declaring that he is NOTHING like Obama. and that he is more like Kanye West or some such.