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September 18th In Pop Culture History

844 (Earthquake) Damasus, Syria

1793 - George Washington layed the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 - Baseball rulet a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 - Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 - The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) was published.

1927 - With 18 radio stations in the US, The Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) went on the air.

1961 - #1 Hit September 18, 1961 - October 8, 1961: Bobby Vee - Take Good Care of My Baby

1964 - The Addams Family debuted on ABC.

1965 - Get Smart and I Dream of Jeannie premiered on NBC

1970 - Jimi Hendrix (age 27) died in London.

1975 - Patty Hearst was captured by FBI agents and indicted.

1976 - #1 Hit September 18, 1976 - October 8, 1976: Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

1978 - WKRP in Cincinnati premiered on CBS

1987 - DuckTales premiered, in syndication

1999 - #1 Hit September 18, 1999 - October 8, 1999: TLC - Unpretty

2010 - #1 Hit September 18, 2010 - October 1, 2010: Katy Perry - Teenage Dream

September 18th Celebrity Birthdays

African Proverb

Lance Armstrong (1971)
Holly Robinson Peete (1964)
Jada Pinket Smith (1971)
James Gandolfini (1961)
Fred Willard (1939)
Robert Blake (1933)
Greta Garbo (1905)
Frankie Avalon (1939)
Aisha Tyler (1970)
Xzibit (1974)
Jack Warden (1920)
When an old man dies, a library burns down.

Politically Correct Udate: When an old man or elderly woman dies, a library burns down.

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