Monday, September 12, 2011

TODAY IN HISTORY OF SEPTEMBER 12

THE HISTORY OF SEPTEMBER 12
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Chocolate Milk Shake Day
1866  The first burlesque show was performed in NYC
1919  Adolph Hitler joined the German Workers Party
1922  The Episcopal Church removed the word “obey” from the bride’s section of the marriage vows
1944  Singer Barry White was born
1953  John Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married
1953  Nikita Krushchve became the First Secretary of the Communist Party 6 months after Stalin died
1954  “Lassie” made its TV debut – would run until 1971
1959  “Bonanza” premiered on TV – would run until 1973 (428 episodes)
1963  The last show of “Leave It to Beaver” aired – had been on TV since 1957
1966  “The Monkees” premiered on TV – would last for 58 episodes
1966  The Beatles received a Gold Album for “Yellow Submarine”
1972  “Maude” premiered on TV – ended in 1978
1978  American Idol winner Reuben Studdard was born
1978  The comedy “Taxi” premiered on ABC
1981  American Idol winner Jennifer Hudson was born
1981  “The People’s Court” with Judge Wopner premiered on TV
1983  Arnold Schwarzenegger became an American citizen
1990  U.S., England, East and West Germany signed an agreement allowing the two Germany’s to merge
1993  Actor Raymond Burr, “Perry Mason”, died at age 76
1999  “Ally McBeal” won best comedy award at the Emmy Awards
2000  Hillary Clinton won the Democratic nomination for Senator from New York
2001  Air traffic in the U.S. remained grounded following the 9/11 attacks
2003  Singer Johnny Cash died at age 71
SPORTS HISTORY ON SEPTEMBER 12
2000  Dodgers Dave Hansen gets MLB record 7th pinch hit HR of the season – was a 68 year old record
1999  Pittsburgh beats Cleveland 43-0 – held Cleveland to 2 first downs and 40 total yards – Steelers had 464 total yards
1999  Dallas beats Redskins 41-35 – teams combined for 1,045 yards
1997  Marlins catcher Charles Johnson plays in his 160th game without an error – MLB record
1996  Ellis Burks of Colorado steals his 30th base – 19th in MLB history to have 30 steals and 30 HRs
1991  Nolan Ryan wins his 10th game of the season – only 2nd pitcher to have 10 or
more wins in 20 different seasons – (Don Sutton)
1990  NYY pitcher Steve Adkins makes his MLB debut – walked the first three batters he faced and 8 in 1 1/3rd innings before being taken out of the game
1988  Eddie Murray gets his 2,000th hit – ends with 3,255
1987  Vince Coleman steals his 100th base for the 3rd straight year
1984  NY Mets Dwight Gooden sets rookie strikeout record at 251
1980  Yao Ming born
1979  Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit – ends with 3,419
1974  Cincinnati and Braves combine for 3 grand slams in the game – MLB record
1965  Washington Senators beat the Angels 7-1 – 840 fans attended
1964  Orioles beat A’s 1-0 – both teams got only one hit
1962  Washington’s Tom Cheney strikes out a record 21 Orioles in 16 innings for a 1-0 win
#1 SONGS ON SEPTEMBER 12
1960  It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley
1962  Sherry – The Four Seasons
1963  My Boyfriend’s Back – The Angels
1964  The House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
1965  Help – The Beatles
1966  You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
1967  Ode to Billie Joe – Bobbie Gentry
1968  People Got to Be Free – The Rascals
1969  Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones
1970  War – Edwin Starr
1971  Go Away Little Girl – Donny Osmond
1972  Black and White – Three Dog Night
1974  I Shot the Sheriff – Eric Clapton
1975  Rhinestone Cowboy – Glen Campbell
1979  My Sharona – The Knack
1980  Upside Down – Diana Ross
1981  Endless Love – Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
1983  Maniac – Michael Sembello
1984  What’s Love Got to Do With It – Tina Turner
1986  Take My Breath Away - Berlin
1987  La Bamba – Los Lobos
1988  Sweet Child of Mine – Guns & Roses
1989  Don’t Want to Lose You – Gloria Estefan
1991  The Promise of a New Day – Paula Abdul
1992  End of the Road – Boyz II Men
1993  Dream Lover – Mariah Carey
1994  I’ll Make Love to You – Boyz II Men
1996  Macarena – Los Del Rio
1998  I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith

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