September 25 in Pop Culture History

September 25th History, Trivia and Fun Facts

September 25th History Highlights

  • 1513 – Vasco de Balboa ‘discovered’ the Pacific Ocean.
  • 1676 – Greenwich Mean Time was established.
  • 1890 – The United States Congress establishes Sequoia National Park.
  • 1957 – Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, is integrated, through the use of United States Army troops.
  • If you were born on September 25th,
    You were likely conceived the week of… January 2nd (same year)

September 25th is…

Comic Book Day
Cooking Day
Crab Newberg Day
Lobster Day
Math Storytelling Day
One Hit Wonder Day

September 25th Birthday Quotes

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”
– Christopher Reeve

“My father always says, ‘Never trust anyone who has a TV bigger than their bookshelf.’ So I make sure I read. Back at home, I just put up a massive bookcase and asked everyone I know and love to help me fill it with their favorite books. It’s been quite nice because I’ve learned a lot about my friends and family from what they’ve been giving me. A book says a lot about a person.”
– Emilia Clarke

“One thing my dad once said to me, ‘You either want to be right, or you want to be happy. To be happy, there’s gotta be a conversation’.”
– Donald Glover

“Like anyone else, there are days I feel beautiful and days I don’t, and when I don’t, I do something about it.”
– Cheryl Tiegs

“The Voice There is a voice inside of you That whispers all day long, “I feel this is right for me, I know that this is wrong.” No teacher, preacher, parent, friend Or wise man can decide What’s right for you – just listen to The voice that speaks inside.”
– Shel Silverstein

September 25th Birthdays

1764 – Fletcher Christian, English sailor (died in 1793)
1897 – William Faulkner, American novelist and short-story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1962)
1917 – Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player, and sportscaster (died in 2007)
1926 – Aldo Ray, American actor (died in 1991)
1929 – Barbara Walters, American journalist, producer and author
1930 – Shel Silverstein, American author, poet, illustrator, and songwriter (died in 1999)
1936 – Juliet Prowse, South African-American actress (died in 1996)
1944 – Michael Douglas, American actor
1947 – Cheryl Tiegs, American model
1951 – Mark Hamill, American actor
1952 – Christopher Reeve, American actor, and activist (died in 2004)
1957 – Michael Madsen, American actor
1961 – Heather Locklear, American actress
1963 – Tate Donovan, American actor
1965 – Scottie Pippen, American basketball player, and sportscaster
1968 – Will Smith, American actor
1969 – Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress
1983 – Donald Glover, American actor, and rapper (Childish Gambino)
1991 – Emmy Clarke, American actress

September 25th History

Today is 9 months after Christmas. And 3 months before Christmas.

1954 – #1 Hit September 25, 1954 – November 5, 1954: Rosemary Clooney – Hey There

1957 – United States Troops were called to escort nine Black students to the all-white Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1965 – #1 Hit September 25, 1965 – October 1, 1965: Barry McGuire – Eve Of Destruction

1970 – The Partridge Family & The Odd Couple debuted on ABC

1979 – Broadway Show – Evita (Musical) September 25, 1979

1980 – Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died from alcohol-induced asphyxiation. (Chocked on his own vomit)

1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in as the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

1997 – NBC’s hospital drama ER was performed live on TV

2002 – East End Show – Stomp (Dance Musical) September 25, 2002

2002 – East End Show – We Will Rock You (Musical) September 25, 2002

2006 – Heroes premiered on NBC

Today’s Random Trivia and Shower Thoughts

75 is 25% shorter than 100 unless it is a time you type into the microwave, in which case it is 25% longer.

Saltwater taffy isn’t actually made with saltwater at all. They started calling it that as a joke, a marketing ploy, and it just took off from there.

“I blow bubbles when you are not near” #misunderstoodlyrics

The more people that hate you ideologically, the more significant you are from a historical perspective.

Everyone wants to be normal, but no one wants to be average.

“Did you bring me my cheez whiz, boy?” – the old man in The Blues Brothers #moviequotes

Notice the big letter on the face of the dollar bill? Each letter represents which Federal Reserve Bank printed it! “F” is for Atlanta

How was the Roman Empire cut in half?  … With a pair of Caesars!

“We’ve got to stop this Veggie Monster rumor before me reputation ruined.” – Cookie Monster

25.8069758 the root of all evil.

There is no statement or opinion that exists in which everyone agrees upon, including this one.

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.” – Will Rogers

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