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* Grampy from ''Literature/GrassAndSky'' hates the Fourth of July because that's when the people who camp (often illegally) by the lake start getting drunk and rowdy and making trouble for everyone else.


* The [[Music/XUSBand X]] song "Fourth of July" takes place on the titular holiday.

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*''Series/{{Eureka}}'': The season four premiere, “Founder’s Day”, involves a group of characters being sent back in time while the town is celebrating Founder’s Day.

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* ''Wiki/HarveyGirlsForeverFanon'':
** The episode "The Girls Who Called Wolf" takes place on the week of the founding day of Harvey Street, and the kids are having a celebration complete with a Crush4U performance. However, Todd and Juanita had a news report about three wolves, Blackjack, Goliath, and Doofus, destroying the celebration, and the Harvey Girls are up to the challenge to beat those wolves down in order to save the celebration...[[spoiler: and get new fireworks because the old ones went off]]!
** The episodes "Crush 4 Fireworks", "The Cougar Girls" and "Parade of Disaster" took place on the 4th of July.


* Josef Capek's children's book ''All About Doggie and Pussycat'' has a chapter "How Doggie and Pussycat celebrated the 28th October", which is about two anthropomorphic animals Doggie and Pussycat celebrating the foundation day of Czechoslovakia. They keep going shopping disguised as children because the shopkeeper promised to give a small Czechoslovak flag to all children for every purchase. They decorate their house with the flags and feel proud that it looks so pretty. Notably, the chapter about celebrating this democratic holiday was forbidden during both totalitarian regimes (Nazi's Protectorate and Communists).
* Randy Shilts' book about the AIDS crisis, ''Literature/AndTheBandPlayedOn'', begins with the Bicentennnial celebrations in New York City, when sailors from all over the world came there to celebrate, and addresses the speculation that the AIDS epidemic began with those sailors.
* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''Literature/FoundationSeries'':
** "Literature/TheEncyclopedists": During the 50th anniversary of founding Terminus with the Encyclopedia Foundation, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears and announces that the organization is a fraud, and Terminus was actually founded as the next Galactic Empire.
** "Literature/TheMayors": During the 75th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, and [[AllAccordingToPlan describes the way the Foundation has used religion to subvert control from their more powerful neighbors]].
** "Literature/TheMule": During the 300th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, to [[AllAccordingToPlan describe the civil war between Terminus and the Traders]]... [[SpannerInTheWorks which had been called off due to the Mule's attack]], causing a MassOhCrap reaction in every witness.
* A subplot in ''Literature/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.

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* Josef Capek's Creator/IsaacAsimov
** ''Literature/FoundationSeries'':
*** "Literature/TheEncyclopedists": During the 50th anniversary of founding Terminus with the Encyclopedia Foundation, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears and announces that the organization is a fraud, and Terminus was actually founded as the next Galactic Empire.
*** "Literature/TheMayors": During the 75th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, and [[AllAccordingToPlan describes the way the Foundation has used religion to subvert control from their more powerful neighbors]].
*** "Literature/TheMule": During the 300th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, to [[AllAccordingToPlan describe the civil war between Terminus and the Traders]]... [[SpannerInTheWorks which had been called off due to the Mule's attack]], causing a MassOhCrap reaction in every witness.
** "Literature/TheTercentenaryIncident": The story starts on 2076 July 4, the three hundred year anniversary (Tercentenary) of America's Declaration of Independence. This is celebrated despite the fact that, [[OneWorldOrder under the Federation]], America acts like a state within the Planetary Council, where it is represented by the American President. During a public celebration, the President is the target of an AssassinationAttempt.
--->July 4, 2076-and for the third time the accident of the conventional system of numeration, based on powers of ten, had brought the last two digits of the year back to the fateful 76 that had seen the birth of the nation.
* Creator/JosefCapek's
children's book ''All About Doggie and Pussycat'' ''Literature/AllAboutDoggieAndPussycat'' has a chapter "How Doggie and Pussycat celebrated the 28th October", which is about two anthropomorphic animals Doggie and Pussycat celebrating the foundation day of Czechoslovakia. They keep going shopping disguised as children because the shopkeeper promised to give a small Czechoslovak flag to all children for every purchase. They decorate their house with the flags and feel proud that it looks so pretty. Notably, the chapter about celebrating this democratic holiday was forbidden during both totalitarian regimes (Nazi's Protectorate and Communists).
* Randy Shilts' book about the AIDS crisis, ''Literature/AndTheBandPlayedOn'', begins with the Bicentennnial celebrations in New York City, when sailors from all over the world came there to celebrate, and addresses the speculation that the AIDS epidemic began with those sailors.
* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''Literature/FoundationSeries'':
** "Literature/TheEncyclopedists": During the 50th anniversary of founding Terminus with the Encyclopedia Foundation, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears and announces that the organization is a fraud, and Terminus was actually founded as the next Galactic Empire.
** "Literature/TheMayors": During the 75th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, and [[AllAccordingToPlan describes the way the Foundation has used religion to subvert control from their more powerful neighbors]].
** "Literature/TheMule": During the 300th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, to [[AllAccordingToPlan describe the civil war between Terminus and the Traders]]... [[SpannerInTheWorks which had been called off due to the Mule's attack]], causing a MassOhCrap reaction in every witness.
* A subplot in ''{{Literature/Discworld}}'''s ''Literature/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.



* ''Literature/TheTrueMeaningOfSmekday'': The titular Smekday is an anniversary of when the Boov declared Earth a colony, renamed it "Smekland" (in honor of their glorious Captain Smek), and forced all Americans to relocate to Florida via rocketpod.

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* Creator/AdamRex's ''Literature/TheTrueMeaningOfSmekday'': The titular Smekday is an anniversary of when the Boov declared Earth a colony, renamed it "Smekland" (in honor of their glorious Captain Smek), and forced all Americans to relocate to Florida via rocketpod.rocketpod.
* Creator/RandyShilts' book about the AIDS crisis, ''Literature/AndTheBandPlayedOn'', begins with the Bicentennnial celebrations in New York City, when sailors from all over the world came there to celebrate, and addresses the speculation that the AIDS epidemic began with those sailors.


* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} Foundation Trilogy]]'':

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} Foundation Trilogy]]'':''Literature/FoundationSeries'':



* A subplot in ''Literature/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.
* In ''Literature/LeftBehind'', Nicolae Carpathia announces the Global Gala taking place 3 1/2 years into the Tribulation period as a time to celebrate the founding of the Global Community. In reality, though, he timed it to take place around the same time that the Two Witnesses would end their period of prophesying to the people about Jesus' coming, which would make them powerless to withstand being shot to death by Nicolae himself, which turns out to be [[AsTheGoodBookSays all according to]] [[Literature/TheBible Scripture]].



* In ''Literature/LeftBehind'', Nicolae Carpathia announces the Global Gala taking place 3 1/2 years into the Tribulation period as a time to celebrate the founding of the Global Community. In reality, though, he timed it to take place around the same time that the Two Witnesses would end their period of prophesying to the people about Jesus' coming, which would make them powerless to withstand being shot to death by Nicolae himself, which turns out to be [[AsTheGoodBookSays all according to]] [[Literature/TheBible Scripture]].
* A subplot in ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.


* A subplot in the ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.

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* A subplot in the ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.

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* A subplot in the ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'' involves the tricentenary of the founding of the First Ankh-Morpork Republic on the 4th of Grune 1688 following the Ankh-Morpork Civil War. However, the only people who care are historical re-enactment geeks, and most of them are closet royalists who think the wrong side won.

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* In ''Literature/LeftBehind'', Nicolae Carpathia announces the Global Gala taking place 3 1/2 years into the Tribulation period as a time to celebrate the founding of the Global Community. In reality, though, he timed it to take place around the same time that the Two Witnesses would end their period of prophesying to the people about Jesus' coming, which would make them powerless to withstand being shot to death by Nicolae himself, which turns out to be [[AsTheGoodBookSays all according to]] [[Literature/TheBible Scripture]].

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* In the ''Fanfic/EmpathTheLuckiestSmurf'' story "The Prisoner Of Stone", Smurfy Friendship Day, which is celebrated as a second Valentine's Day, is actually the day when the Smurf Village was first founded by its various settlers.
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* ''Film/TheSpiritOf76'' takes place mostly during the Bicentennial, as the time-traveling protagonists meant to go to the founding of America but landed two centuries too late.

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* ''Series/TheHardyBoysNancyDrewMysteries'': "Oh Say Can You Sing" has Joe singing with a rock group at a Fourth of July concert.


** "Literature/TheMule": During the 300th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, to [[AllAccordingToPlan describe the civil war between Terminus and the Traders]], which had been called off due to the Mule's attack.

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** "Literature/TheMule": During the 300th anniversary of the Foundation colonizing Terminus, a {{hologram}} of [[PosthumousCharacter the dead]] Hari Seldon appears, to [[AllAccordingToPlan describe the civil war between Terminus and the Traders]], Traders]]... [[SpannerInTheWorks which had been called off due to the Mule's attack.attack]], causing a MassOhCrap reaction in every witness.

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* ''Series/StarskyAndHutch'': After a bribe attempt in "Bust Amboy," which aired in the fall of 1976, Starsky remarks, "You know, I think this is gonna be our first bicentennial bribery offer."

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