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September 23rd In Pop Culture History

"On the 23rd day of the month of September, in an early year of a decade not too much unlike our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence. And this terrifying enemy surfaced, as such enemies often do, in the seemingly most innocent and unlikely of places."
-Little Shop of Horrors
The last permitted visit to the Fort Knox gold vault, by members of the US Congress and some journalists, who saw a presentation and were allowed to take a handful of photographs, was on September 23, 1974.

1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta

1642 - Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class.

1846 - German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1913 - Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer's Legacy, in 1912.

1938 - A time capsule, to be opened in 6939, was buried at World's Fair in NYC.

1955 - When James Dean first met Alec Guinness (Ben Kenobi) he asked him to take a look at his brand new Porsche Spyder. Guinness told Dean: "If you get in that car, you will be found dead in it by this time next week." This encounter took place on September 23, seven days before Dean's death.

1957 - The first movie (1953) to become a TV series was How to Marry a Millionaire. It was syndicated and not on a regular network.

1962- The Jetsons cartoon debuted on ABC - ABC's first full-color program.

1967 - #1 Hit September 23, 1967 - October 20, 1967: Box Tops - The Letter

1972 - #1 Hit September 23, 1972 - October 13, 1972: Mac Davis - Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me

1979 - Archie Bunker's Place debuted on CBS

September 23, 19** Birthday (fictional) Barbara Gordon (Batgirl, Oracle), DC Comics

1986 - The U.S. Congress voted the rose the official flower of the US..

1988 - Jose Canseco became baseball's first player to steal 40 bases & hit 40 Home Runs in a season. He later admitted to using steroids.

1989 - #1 Hit September 23, 1989 - October 6, 1989: Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You

1992- Mad About You premiered on NBC.

2003 - NCIS premiered on CBS

2003 - One Tree Hill debuted on The WB

2007 - During the 2007 baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers added an infielder named Chin-Lung Hu. After Hu singled in his third at-bat in a game on September 23, Dodgers announcer Vin Scully said, "Shades of Abbott and Costello, I can finally say, 'Hu is on first base.'"

2009 - Modern Family premiered on ABC

September 23rd Celebrity Birthdays

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Ray Charles (1930)
Mickey Rooney (1920)
Jason Alexander (1959)
Bruce Springsteen (1949)
Jaime Bergman (1975)
Julio Iglesias (1943)
Walter Pidgeon (1897)
John Coltrane (1926)
Walter Pidgeon (1897)
In the music video for "Mickey", Toni Basil is wearing a LVHS cheerleading uniform, from the Las Vegas High School, where she was a cheerleader.

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