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August 30th History

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August 30th In Pop Culture History

# 1 August 30, 1997 - Mo Money Bo Problems
Notorious B.I.G. and Puff Daddy with Ma$e

1835 - Melbourne, Australia was founded.

1836 - The city of Houston, named after former General Sam Houston, was founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen.

1945 - Hong Kong was liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.

1963 - The Moscow to Washington hotline between the leaders of the U.S.A. and the Soviet Union went into operation.

1967 - Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

1975 - #1 Hit August 30, 1975 - September 5, 1975: KC and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight

1980 - #1 Hit August 30, 1980 - September 5, 1980: Christopher Cross - Sailing

1983 - Lt. Col. Guion S. Bluford, JR was the first African American in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

1984 - The Space Shuttle Discovery took off on its maiden voyage.

1986 - #1 Hit August 30, 1986 - September 5, 1986: Steve Winwood - Higher Love

1993- David Letterman premiered his late night talk show on CBS.

1997 - #1 Hit October 4, 1997 - October 10, 1997: Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons of Loneliness

1999- Countess Vaughn left the series Moesha for her own spinoff series The Parkers with Monique. She was the first African-American comedienne to receive a spin-off TV show.

2003 - While being towed across the Barents Sea, the de-commissioned Russian submarine K-159 sank, taking nine of her crew and 800 kg of spent nuclear fuel with her.The Late Show with David Letterman debuted on CBS in 1993.

Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Lewis Black (1948)
Cameron Diaz (1972)
Ted Williams (1918)
Warren Buffett (1930)
Lisa Ling (1973)
Frederique Van Der Wal (1967)
Robert Crumb (1943)
Mary Shelly (1797)
Andy Roddick (1982)
Fredric March (1897)
Fred MacMurray (1908)
Gabriel Aubry (1976)
Michael Michele (1966)
(MIKE) GODWIN'S LAW:
As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.
HERBLOCK'S LAW:
If it's good, they'll stop making it.
NEWTON'S FIRST LAW:
A body remains at rest, or moves in a straight line (at a constant velocity), unless acted upon by a net outside force.
(Newton's Second Law)

 



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