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September 9th History

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September 9th In Pop Culture History

1543 - Mary Stuart, nine months old, was crowned "Queen of Scots" in the central Scottish town of Stirling.

1776 - The Continental Congress officially named its new union of sovereign states 'The United States.'

1789 - The Bill of Rights was approved by the United States House of Representatives.

1791 - Washington, DC (District of Columbia), the capital of the United States, was named after President George Washington.

1839 - John Herschel took the first glass plate photograph. He also named seven moons of Saturn and four moons of Uranus, among other achievements.

1850 - California became the 31st state.

1926 - The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was founded by the Radio Corporation of America

1947 - The first case of a computer bug being found... a moth lodged in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

1950 - The first American television show to incorporate a laugh track was the sitcom The Hank McCune Show, although the technique started in radio in the 1940s.

1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.


1965 - The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development was established.

1966 - The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act was signed into law by US President Lyndon B. Johnson.

1967 - George of the Jungle cartoon debuted on ABC.

1969 - In Canada, the Official Languages Act was enacted, making French equal to English throughout the Federal government.

1971 - The Attica prison riot occured - 1200 inmates revolted, resulting in the deaths of 10 hostages and 29 inmates.

1972 - Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids premiered on CBS.

1978 - #1 Hit September 9, 1978 - September 29, 1978: A Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie

1989 - #1 Hit September 9, 1989 - September 15, 1989: New Kids on the Block - Hangin' Tough

1993 - The Palestine Liberation Organization officially recognized Israel as a legitimate state.

Septermber 9, 1995 - PlayStation released, Video Game Console

1995 - #1 Hit September 9, 1995 - September 29, 1995: Coolio featuring L.V. - Gangsta's Paradise

September 9, 1999 - Sega Dreamcast released, Video Game Console

2006 - #1 Hit September 9, 2006 - October 27, 2006: Justin Timberlake - SexyBack

2006 - Bleach premiered on Adult Swim

Seprember 9, 2012 (fiction) Dr. Robert Neville discovered the cure to save humankind, I Am Legend, Film

September 9th
Celebrity Birthdays

About Acting...

Michael Buble (1975)
Macy Gray (1970)
Henry Thomas (1971)
Rachel Hunter (1969)
Dave Stewart (1952)
Adam Sandler (1966)
Otis Redding (1941)
Joe Theisman (1949)
Dee Dee Sharp (1945)
Cliff Roberstson (1925)
Leo Tolstoy (1828)
Hugh Grant (1960)
"Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is."
-Hugh Grant

 



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