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September 7th In Pop Culture History

1251 BC - A solar eclipse marked the birth of legendary man-god Hercules.

1800 - The Zion AME Church was founded.

September 5, 1855 (fiction) The Hill Valley Clock was started, Back to the Future, Film

1895 - The first game of rugby league football was played, in England.

1901 - The Boxer Rebellion in Qing dynasty China officially ended with the signing of the Boxer Protocol.

1923 - Interpol was founded in Vienna.

1927 - The first fully electronic television system was completed by Philo Farnsworth.

1943 - A fire at the Gulf Hotel in Houston, Texas killed 55 people.

September 5, 1958 Birthday (fictional) Howard the Duck, Marvel Comics

September 7, 1958 Birthday (fictional) Walter White, Breaking Bad, TV

1963 - The Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in Canton, Ohio.

1968 - Starring Bingo, Drooper, Fleegle, and Snorky, the Banana Splits Adventure Hour debuted on NBC. It only lasted 31 episodes, but lives in our hearts forever.

1979 - The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) debuted.

1979 - The Chrysler Corporation asked the United States government for $1.5 billion to avoid bankruptcy. It was granted, but was a very unusual step for the governement at the time, as was $1,500,00,00.

1981 - The People's Court debuted with Judge Joseph Wapner

1985 - #1 Hit September 7, 1985 - September 20, 1985: John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)

1985 - Star Wars: Ewoks and Star Wars: Droids premiered on ABC.

1986 - Desmond Tutu became the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.

1993 - The Chevy Chase Show debuted on Fox. Cancelled six weeks later.

1998 - Google was founded by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

2004 - Hurricane Ivan, a Category 5 hurricane hit Grenada, killing 39 people.

September 7, 2005 - The Apple iPod Nano (1st generation) was released.

September 5, 2007 - The Apple iPod Touch (1st generation) was released.

2008 - True Blood premiered on HBO

September 7th Celebrity Birthdays

Famous Last Words:

Julie Kavner (1950)
Grandma Moses (1860)
Corbin Bernsen (1954)
Queen Elizabeth I (1533)
Shannon Elizabeth (1973)
Elia Kazan (1909)
Buddy Holly (1936)
Peter Lawford (1923)
Chrissie Hynde (1951)
Gloria Gaynor (1949)
Evan Rachel Wood (1987)
Eazy-E (1963)

I can do it.
I've seen this done on TV.

"Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be."
- Grandma Moses

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