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The Big Datebook for September 6

Last Updated 02-18-2021

🏆🏌Dow Finsterwald -- is 92 in the year 2021 and 93 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1929
Golfer

🎭🎮Jo Anne Worley -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1937 N.S.
TV Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Panelist, Video Game Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Lowell, IN
Misc: some say '37, '39, '42, or Oct 6
TV Shows: Love American Style (occasional guest), Laugh In (regular/tirade-thrower)
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series)

🎵Joan Tower -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1938
Composer, Pianist, Conductor

🎵David Allan Coe -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1939
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Akron, OH

✍🎭Rennie Roker -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1942
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Nobody's Perfect (as Det. Ramsey), Hill Street Blues (as Attorney Brown)
Movie Titles: Deliver Us From Evil, Tough, Honky Tonk Freeway, The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat

🎵🎷🎸Dave Bargeron -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1942
Trombonist, Tubist, Jazz Trumpeter, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears"

🎵🎸Roger Waters -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1943
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Bassist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Group Names: Pink Floyd

Richard J. Roberts -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1943
Biochemist, Biologist, English
Misc: Molecular; the winner, with Phillip A. Sharp, of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his independent discovery of "split genes."

🎭Swoosie Kurtz -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1944
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Omaha, NE
Misc: was named after the famous WWII B-17D bomber
TV Shows: Love Sidney (as Laurie Morgan), Sisters (as Alex Reed Halsey), Mike and Molly (as Joyce Flynn)
Movie Titles: Liar Liar, Dangerous Liasons

🎭Keone Young -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1947
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hawaiian
TV Shows: Kay O'Brien, Star Wars Rebels (as Commander Sato)
Movie Titles: Men in Black 3, Crank (series), Dude Where's My Car?

✍⛪🎭Jane Curtin -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1947
Author, Roman Catholic, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge, MS
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (as Weekend Update anchor, Prymaat Conehead, & regular 1975-80), Kate & Allie (as Allie Lowell), Working It Out, 3rd Rock From The Sun (as Dr. Mary Albright)
Movie Titles: How to Beat the High Cost of Living, The Coneheads

🎵🎸Mick Mashbir -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1948 N.S.
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Alice Cooper (band), soloist

🏆⚾Mike Thompson -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1949
MLB Pitcher

🎵🎷James Litherland -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1949
Jazz Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: James Blake's father
Group Names: Colosseum

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🎵Buddy Miller -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1952
Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

🎵🎸Vinnie Vincent -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1952
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: KISS

🎭Alexander Cassini -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1953
Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Incredible Genie, Star Time

🎭Katherine Cannon -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1953
Actress
TV Shows: The Survivors, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Father Murphy, Beverly Hills 90210 (as Felice Martin)
Movie Titles: The Hidden, Private Duty Nurses

🎭Anne Lockhart -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1953
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: June's daughter
TV Shows: Battlestar Galactica (as Sheba), BJ & The Bear (as Pogo Lil), Chicago Fire (as Dispatcher)
Movie Titles: Tangled, Buried, The Little Mermaid, Bolt

🎭James Martin Kelly -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1954
Actor
TV Shows: Joan of Arcadia (as God), Mob City
Movie Titles: The Hangover, Magic Mike, Jack Reacher, Rock of Ages; Magic Mike

🎵🎸Patrick O'Hearn -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1954
Composer, Multi-instrumentalist, New Age Musician, New Wave Bassist
Group Names: Missing Persons (new wave), soloist (new age)

💰Carly Fiorina -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1954
Businessperson, Executive

🏆🏁🏊John Erikson -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1954
Swimmer
Misc: the first man to complete a "triple crossing" swim of the English Channel. It took 38 hours and 27 minutes.

🎵Stella Barker -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1954
Pop Singer, British
Group Names: Belle Stars

🏆Pamela Zinszer -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1955
Model, Playmate
Misc: March 1974

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🎵Joe "Curley" Smyth -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1957 N.S.
Singer, Country Drummer
Group Names: Sawyer Brown

🎵Tommy Debarge -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1957
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: DeBarge

🎭Michael Winslow -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1958
Actor, Comedian, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Spokane, Washington
Movie Titles: Spaceballs, Police Academy (series)

✍🎭Jeff Foxworthy -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1958
Comedy Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Atlanta; RN: Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy
Misc: known for his catch phrase joke series "You Might Be A Redneck"
Book Titles: Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary (series), Rednecks in College
Song Titles: Redneck Stomp, Party All Night (with Little Texas and Scott Rouse), Redneck Games (with Alan Jackson), Totally Committed, Blue Collar Dollar (with Bill Engvall and Marty Stuart)
Album Titles: Big Funny, Have Your Loved Ones Spayed or Neutered, Them Idiots: Whirled Tour, Crank It Up: The Music Album, You Might Be a Redneck If..., Games Rednecks Play, Totally Committed
TV Shows: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, American Bible Challenge, Bounty Hunters, Jeff Foxworthy Show (title character), Blue Collar TV (co-host)
Movie Titles: Racing Stripes, The Fox and the Hound 2, The Aviators, The Smurfs (series), Bunyan and Babe

🎵🎸Buster Bloodvessel -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1958
Ska Singer, English
Group Names: Bad Manners (lead)

🎭🏆Peggy McIntaggart -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961
Actress, Model, Playmate, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Peggy Sands or Peggy Sanders
Misc: January 1990

🎭Steven Eckholdt -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Grapevine (as Thumper), It's Like You Know (as Robbie Graham), My Big Fat Greek Life (as Thomas Miller)
Movie Titles: Message in a Bottle, Santa Who?, Secret Santa

🏆🥊Wendi Richter -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Wendy Richter

🏆⚾Roy Smith -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961
MLB Executive, MLB Pitcher

🎵Paul Waaktaar -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer/Guitarist, Norweigan
Group Names: A-ha

🎵🎸Scott Travis -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961
Heavy Metal Drummer
Group Names: Racer X, Thin Lizzy, Judas Priest

🎵🎸Steve "Vegas" Smith -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1961 N.S.
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Flame

🏆🏀Kevin Willis -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1962
NBA Center, NBA Forward

📰Elizabeth Vargas -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1962
Newsperson

Chris Christie -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1962
Governor

🎵🎸Kevin Miller -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1962
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Fuel

🎭Betsy Russell -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1963
Actress
Movie Titles: Saw (series)

Alice Sebold -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1963 N.S.
Novelist

🎵Mark Chesnutt -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1963
Country Singer

🎭Rosie Perez -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1964
Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Director, Choreographer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, New York
Misc: screechy, Noo-Yawk accent; some say b. Sep 14 or Sep 4
TV Shows: Penn Zero: Part Time Hero
Movie Titles: Pineapple Express, The Road to El Dorado, Do the Right Thing, White Men Can't Jump, Fearless, It Could Happen To You, The 24 Hour Woman

🎭John Polson -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1965
Actor, Director, Australian
TV Shows: Elementary (producer)
Movie Titles: Hide and Seek (director), Swimfan (director), Mission Impossible 2

🎭🎮Chad L. Coleman -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1966 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: some sources give b. 1974 but most give b. 1966
TV Shows: The Wire (as Dennis Wise), The Walking Dead (as Tyreese Williams), The Expanse (as Col. Fredericl Lucius Johnson)
Movie Titles: Horrible Bosses, The Green Hornet
Video Games: Left 4 Dead 2, Grand Theft Auto IV

🎭🎵Macy Gray -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1967 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Actress, Producer, Soul Singer
Misc: in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame

🎭Gene Patrick -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1968
Actor

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🏆⚾Pat Meares -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1968
MLB Shortstop

🎵Lee Thomas Miller -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1968 N.S.
Country Music Songwriter

🎭Kelli McCarty -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1969
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Passions

🎵Darryl Anthony -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1969
Singer
Group Names: Az Yet

🎭🎵🏆Ce Ce Peniston -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1969
Actress, Songwriter, Dance-Pop Performer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: CAUTION: you pronounce her last name Pen-nis-ton (and I'll bet you that Howard Stern pronounces it the other way!)
Song Titles: Finally

🎭Trina McGee-Davis -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1970
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Boy Meets World (as Angela)
Movie Titles: Daylight, The Birdcage, Friday After Next

🎭Daniele Gaither -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1970
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: MADtv

🎵🎸Dean Fertita -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1970
Multi-instrumentalist, Keyboardist, Hard Rock Guitarst
Group Names: Queens of the Stone Age, The Dead Weather, Iggy Pop

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🎵Kathi Wolfgram -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1970
Soul Performer
Group Names: The Jetts

🏆🏀Anthony Goldwire -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1971
NBA Coach, NBA Player

🎭Anika Noni Rose -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1972 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Arts Titles: PL: A Raisin in the Sun, Caroline or Change;
Movie Titles: The Princess and the Frog, Dreamgirls, From Justin to Kelly

🎭Dylan Bruno -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1972
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Numb3rs (as Colby Granger)
Movie Titles: Saving Private Ryan, Taken 3, The One

🎭Idris Elba -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1972 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: The Wire (as Stringer Bell), Luther (BBC, as Detective John Luther)
Movie Titles: RocknRolla, Avengers: Age of Union, Prometheus, Pacific Rim, Zootopia, Thor

🎭Justina Machado -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1972 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Jane the Virgin, Six Feet Under, One Day at a Time (Netflix)
Movie Titles: The Purge: Anarchy, The Call, Final Destination 2, A.I. Artificial Intelligence

🏆🏈Eric Zeier -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1972
NFL Quarterback

🎭Justin Whalin -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1974
Actor
TV Shows: Charles in Charge, General Hospital, Lois & Clark (as Jimmy Olsen)
Movie Titles: Dungeons and Dragons, Serial Mom, Child's Play 3

🎵Nina Persson -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1974
Lyricist, Hip-Pop Singer, Swedish
Group Names: Cardigans (lead)

🏆⚾Derrek Lee -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1975
MLB First Baseman
Misc: 2x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Florida Marlins, Chicago Cubs

🎭Naomie Harris -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1976 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Moonlight
Movie Titles: 28 Days Later, Spectre, Skyfall, Pirates of the Caribbean (series)

🏆🏈Brendon Ayanbadejo -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1976
NFL Linebacker, CFL Figure

🎵Norega -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1977
Rap Music Performer

🎭Natalia Cigliuti -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1978
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Saved By The Bell: The New Class (as Lindsay Warner), Pacific Palisades (as Rachael Whittaker), G.I. Joe: Renegades
Movie Titles: Simon Sez

🎭Mathew Horne -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1978 N.S.
Actor, Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Gavin and Stacey, Agatha Raisin
Movie Titles: Planet 51, Vampire Killers

🎭🎵🏆Foxy Brown -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1978 N.S.
Actress, Rapper, Model
Names/Places: RN: Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand
Group Names: The Firm

🎭🎵Blaze Berdahl -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1980
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Announcer, Rapper
TV Shows: Ghostwriter (as Lenni), DC Super Friends
Movie Titles: We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story, Pet Sematary

🎭🎮Howard Charles -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1983 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Musketeers (as Porthos)
Movie Titles: Need for Speed, And Me
Video Games: Need For Speed

✍📰Pippa Middleton -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1983
Author, Columnist, Socialite, English

🎭🎵Deborah Joy Winans -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1983 N.S.
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Greenleaf

Nathaniel Dudney -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1985
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Barbara Mandrell & Ken's son

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🎭Lauren Lapkus -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1985
Actress
Movie Titles: Jurassic World, Blended, Are You Here, The To Do List

🏆⚾Mitch Moreland -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1985 N.S.
MLB First Baseman
Misc: 1x Gold Glove

🎭Graham Wardle -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1986 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Heartland (as Ty Borden)
Movie Titles: In the Land of Women, Yesterday

Andrea Joseph Schiavelli -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1987
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: son of Allyce Beasley and Vincent Schiavelli

🎵🎸Max George -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1988
Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: The Wanted

🎭Jeremy Snider -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1990
Soap Actor
Names/Places: Katherine Kelly Lang & Skott's son
TV Shows: Bold & the Beautiful

🎭🏆Hannah Kat Jones -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1990 N.S.
Actress, Stuntwoman, Model
TV Shows: Austin and Ally (as Carrie)

🏆🏀John Wall -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1990
NBA Guard
Sports Teams: Washington Wizards

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🎭Shawn Carpenter -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1995
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives

🎭Taylor Carpenter -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1995
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives

🎭🏆⚽Tyler Case -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.9/6/1995 N.S.
Actor, Soccer Player
Movie Titles: Good Intentions, 90 Minutes in Heaven, Go Four Broke (TV movie)

🎭Asher Angel -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.9/6/2002 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Andi Mack (as Jonah Beck)

Colin Michael Stanley -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.9/6/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Erin Sutton and Paul's son

Ella Betsi Gruffudd -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.9/6/2009
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Alice Evans and Ioan's daughter

Siri Pinter Daly -- is 9 in the year 2021 and 10 in the year 2022; b.9/6/2012
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Etta Jones and Carson's daughter

🎭James Carroll -- b.9/6/????
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Loving, Another World, As the World Turns

Heinrich Muhlenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1711 N.S. d.10/7/1787 N.S. (76)
Clergyman, German

🎖⚖Marquis de Lafayette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1757 N.S. d.5/20/1834 N.S. (76)
General, Statesman, French
Names/Places: RN:Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier
Misc: American Revolutionary Soldier

John Dalton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1766 N.S. d.7/27/1844 N.S. (77)
Chemist, Physicist, Teacher, English
Misc: Atomic theorist pioneer, developed the table of atomic weights, hence is known as one of the fathers of modern physical science.

Frances Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1795 N.S. d.12/13/1852 N.S. (57)
Social Reformer, Scottish
Misc: Scottish-born American social reformer whose revolutionary views on religion, education, marriage, birth control, and other matters made her both a popular author and lecturer and a target of vilification.

Catherine Beecher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1800 N.S. d.5/12/1878 N.S. (77)
Suffragate, Educator
Names/Places: Henry Ward Beecher & Harriet Beecher's sister

🎖⚛James Melville Gilliss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1811 d.2/9/1865 (53)
Naval Officer, Astronomer
Misc: founded the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., the first U.S. observatory devoted entirely to research.

Sir Georges Cartier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1814 d.5/20/1873 (58)
Prime Minister, British
Misc: Canadian co-prmie minister (1858-62)

🎖⚖William Rosecrans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1819 d.3/11/1898 (78)
General, Congressperson
Misc: Union general and excellent strategist early in the American Civil War (1861-65); after his defeat in the Battle of Chickamauga (September 1863), he was relieved of his command.

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John Henry Dallmeyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1830 d.12/30/1883 (53)
Inventor, British
Misc: manufacturer of lenses.

🎖Samuel Bland Arnold -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1834 d.9/21/1906 (72)
Revolutionary
Misc: Confederate soldier

Felix Salten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1869 d.10/8/1945 (76)
Writer, Hungarian
Misc: Walt Disney's "Bambi" was based on his novel
Book Titles: Bambi

⚛💰Howard Coffin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1873 d.11/21/1937 (64)
Engineer, Businessperson, Industrialist
Misc: with Roy Chapin, founded Hudson Motor Car Co.

🎖Ida Fuller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1874 d.1/31/1975 (100)
Hero
Misc: first recipient of social security

John MacLeod -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1876 d.3/16/1935 (58)
Physiologist, Canadian, Scottish
Names/Places: MN:James Rickard
Misc: insulin discoverer; Nobel 1923; also his work on carbohydrate metabolism

🎨Paul Dougherty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1877 d.1/9/1947 (69)
Painter

🎵Charles "Buddy" Bolden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1877 N.S. d.11/4/1931 N.S. (54)
Cornetist, Bandleader
Misc: formed 1st jazz band in 1890s

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🎭Max Schreck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1879 N.S. d.2/20/1936 N.S. (56)
Actor
Names/Places: RN: Friedrich Gustav Maximilian Schreck
Misc: best known as Count Orlok in 1922's "Nosferatu", without which Bela Lugosi would have been a haberdasher and Sarah Michelle Gellar would merely be a subject for fakers of nude celebrity pictures on the web. Schreck was himself played by Willem Dafoe in 2000's "Shadow of the Vampire" and his name was used for Christopher Walken's character in 1922's "Batman Returns."

🎭Charlie Dell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1881 d.11/16/1971 (90)
Actor, Comedian

🎭Charles Marks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1882 d.11/16/1971 (89)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Smith & Dale (as Dale)

🎭Fred Duprez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1884 d.10/29/1938 (54)
Comedian

🎭Otto Kruger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1885 d.9/6/1974 (89)
Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Lux Video Theater
Movie Titles: High Noon

🏆⚾Urban "Red" Faber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1888 N.S. d.9/25/1976 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: RFMN:Urban C.
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1914-33)

⚖💰Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1888 d.11/18/1969 (81)
Diplomat, Financier
Names/Places: b. in Boston; Patriarch; Rose's hubby, Robert, Edward, & John F.'s dad; d. in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts

🎖Claire Lee Chennault -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1890 d.7/27/1958 (67)
General
Misc: Air Force Officer; brigadier general who commanded the U.S. Army Air Forces in China (1942-45) and created the American Volunteer Group (AVG), best known as the Flying Tigers.

🎵John Charles Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1891 d.12/13/1960 (69)
Opera Baritone

Sir Edward Appleton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1892 d.4/21/1965 (72)
Physicist, English
Misc: discovered the ionosphere

🏆⚽Tom Florie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1897 d.4/26/1966 (68)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🎭🎵Billy (Showman) Rose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1899 N.S. d.2/10/1966 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Stage Producer, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, American
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:William Samuel Rosenberg; Fanny Brice's, then Eleanor Holm's hubby
Misc: Showman; Theatrical impressario; in the Songwriters and International Swimming Halls of Fame

Julien Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1900 d.8/13/1998 (97)
Writer, Novelist

💰J. Erik Jonsson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1901 d.8/31/1995 (93)
Businessperson
Misc: instrument manufacturer under whose management Texas Instruments Inc. became one of the leading electronics companies. He was also mayor of Dallas, Texas (1964-71).

📰Morgan Beatty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1902 d.7/4/1975 (72)
Newsperson
Misc: AP reporter & radio commentator
TV Shows: The DuMont Evening News (brief anchor)

🎭🏆🥊Maxie Rosenbloom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1904 d.3/6/1976 (71)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:Slapsie Maxie
Misc: light heavyweight boxing champ (1930-34)

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Luis Leloir -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1906 d.12/2/1987 (81)
Chemist, French
Misc: Argentine biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1970 for his investigations of the processes by which complex carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars.

🏆🏁🏃Johnny Kelley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1907 d.10/6/2004 (97)
Runner, American
Misc: distance runner, ran in his 61st and final Boston Marathon at age 84 in 1992, finishing in 5:58:36; won Boston twice (1935,45) and was second 7 times.

🏆🎳Raymond Firestone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1908 d.9/9/1994 (86)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎨Korczak Ziolowski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1908 d.10/20/1982 (74)
Sculptor
Misc: designer and sculptor of Crazy Horse Memorial.

🎵Paul LaValle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1908 N.S. d.6/24/1997 N.S. (88)
Conductor/Composer, Bandleader

🎭Michael Gordon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1909 d.4/29/1993 (83)
Actor, Movie Director, Stage Director

🏆Michael Riley "Mickey" Galitzen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1909 N.S. d.6/6/1959 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🎵Zeke Clements -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1911 d.6/4/1994 (82)
Pop Crooner, Country Singer

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🎭Stephen Murray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1912 d.3/31/1983 (70)
Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: Alice In Wonderland

🏆⚾Vince DiMaggio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1912 N.S. d.10/3/1986 N.S. (74)
MLB Player
Names/Places: RFN:Vincent Paul
Sports Teams: Boston Bees, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnatti Reds

🎭Richard Barr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1917 d.1/9/1989 (71)
Producer
Misc: Theater Director

🏆🥊Charley Burley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1917 d.10/16/1992 (75)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: fought from 1936-1950

🎭Jay Stewart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1918 d.9/17/1989 (71)
Announcer
TV Shows: Let's Make a Deal

🎭Elizabeth Lawrence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1922 d.6/11/2000 (77)
Soap Actress
TV Shows: All My Children

King Peter II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1923 d.11/3/1970 (47)
Head of State
Misc: The last king of Yugoslavia.

🎵Jimmy Reed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1925 d.8/29/1976 (50)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RN:Mathis James Reed Leland

Charles Frederick "Chuck" Foley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1930 N.S. d.7/1/2013 N.S. (82)
Inventor
Misc: Invented the game of Twister

🎭Jody McCrea -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1934 d.4/4/2009 (74)
Actor
Names/Places: Joel's son
Misc: Rancher & rodeo rider
TV Shows: Wichita Town (as Deputy Ben Matheson)
Movie Titles: Cry Blood Apache, The Glory Stompers, Beach Party, Beach Blanket Bingo

🏆⚽Jock Wallace Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1935 N.S. d.7/24/1996 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scottish

🏆🏈Tom Janik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1940 d.11/21/2009 (69)
NFL Player

🏆🏒Brian (Hockey) Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1940 d.8/1/1995 (54)
NHL Player

🎵🎸Mickey Waller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1941 d.5/6/2008 (66)
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Misc: sessionist for several rock bands of his era
Group Names: Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart

🎭Carol Wayne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1942 d.1/13/1985 (42)
Actress, Panelist
TV Shows: Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (as the matinee lady)

🎵Mel McDaniel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1942 d.3/31/2011 (68)
Country Singer

✍🎵🎷Andrew White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1942 N.S. d.11/11/2020 N.S. (78)
Lecturer, Composer, Bassist, Oboist, Alto-sax, Tenor-sax, Jazz Musician, Rhythm and Blues Musician

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🎵Sylvester -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1947 d.12/16/1988 (40)
Songwriter, Disco Singer, Gay
Names/Places: LN:James

🎵Claydes Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1948 d.6/20/2006 (57)
Rhythm and Blues Guitarist
Names/Places: RFN:Charles
Group Names: Kool & the Gang

🎵🎸Banner Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1954 d.4/10/2017 N.S. (62)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Molly Hatchett

🎭Teri Diver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1971 d.1/2/2001 (29)
XXX-rated actress

🎵🎸Dolores O'Riordan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/6/1971 d.1/15/2018 N.S. (46)
Songwriter, Modern Rock Singer, Irish
Group Names: Cranberries

🎨Luca Cambiaso -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1527 d.9/6/1585 (57)
Painter, Italian

Jean Baptiste Colbert -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1619 N.S. d.9/6/1683 N.S. (64)
Politician, French
Misc: Controller general of finance (from 1665) and secretary of state for the navy (from 1668) under King Louis XIV of France. He carried out the program of economic reconstruction that helped make France the dominant power in Europe.

👑King James II Of Great Britian -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1633 J-LD d.9/6/1701 J-LD (67) or 9/17/1701 N.S. (67)
King
Names/Places: Brother of Charles II
Misc: also King James VII of Scotland; reigned 1685-88

Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/19/1748 J-LD or 10/30/1748 N.S. d.9/6/1782 N.S. (33)
First Lady
Names/Places: RN: Martha Wayles; Thomas's wife

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🎵Henry Kimball Hadley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1871 d.9/6/1937 (65)
Conductor/Composer

🎨✍Arthur Rackham -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1867 d.9/6/1939 (71)
Illustrator, Children's Author, British
Book Titles: Grimm's Fairy Tales

Phoebus Levene -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1869 d.9/6/1940 (71)
Chemist, Russian
Misc: nucleic acids

✍📰Eunice Tietjens -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1884 d.9/6/1944 (60)
Author, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Children's Author, Lecturer, Editor

🏆🎳Joseph Falcaro -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1896 d.9/6/1951 (55)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎭Gertrude Lawrence -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1898 d.9/6/1952 (54)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, English
Names/Places: RN:Gertrude Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence-Klasen

🎨Alex Raymond -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1909 d.9/6/1956 (46)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Flash Gordon, Jungle Jim, Rip Kirby, Secret Agent X-9

🎭Edmund Gwenn -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1875 d.9/6/1959 (83)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Welsh (Wales)
Movie Titles: Miracle on 34th Street (as Kris Kringle)

🎭🎵Jimmy Savo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1892 d.9/6/1960 (65)
Comedian, Novelty Singer
Misc: Broadway comic, specialized in pantotime & song parodies; born between 1890 and 1895

🎭Margarita Sierra -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1936 d.9/6/1963 (27)
Actress
TV Shows: Surfside Six (as Spanish Dancer Cha Cha O'Brien)

🎨🎵Ernest Jansen "Red" Ingle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1906 N.S. d.9/6/1965 N.S. (58)
Cartoonist, Caricaturist, Arranger, Songwriter, Singer/Musician, Saxophonist, Violinist
Misc: best known for his comedy records with Spike Jones and his own Natural Seven sides for Capitol.

⚛💰Margaret Higgins Sanger -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1879 d.9/6/1966 (86)
Nurse, Founder, Feminist, Social Reformer
Misc: Planned Parenthood founder; Birth control; b. 1883 is wrong

Hendrik F. Verwoerd -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1901 d.9/6/1966 (64)
Prime Minister, South African
Misc: South African Prime Minister (1958-66)

🎨⚛William Francis Gibbs -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1886 d.9/6/1967 (81)
Architect, Engineer
Misc: WWII Naval ships and destroyers

🎭Otto Kruger -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1885 d.9/6/1974 (89)
Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Lux Video Theater
Movie Titles: High Noon

🎭Patricia Cutts -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1926 d.9/6/1974 (48)
Actress, Panelist, English
TV Shows: Down You Go

🎵Elsie Carlisle -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1896 d.9/6/1977 (81)
Singer, British

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🎵Al Benson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1908 N.S. d.9/6/1978 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: RN: Arthur Bernard Leaner
Misc: a significant promoter of rhythm and blues music, was the first black radio personality to have a six figure salary, and was referred to as the Godfather of Black Radio.

🏆🎾David Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1927 d.9/6/1983 (55)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎭E. J. André -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1908 N.S. d.9/6/1984 N.S. (76)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Dallas (as Eugene Bullock)

💰🎭Irvin Feld -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1918 d.9/6/1984 (66)
Businessperson, Producer
Misc: Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus prez

🎵Ernest Tubb -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1914 d.9/6/1984 (70)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Crisp, TX; NN:The Texas Troubadour
Misc: Grand Ole Opry reg

🎵Little Brother Montgomery -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1906 d.9/6/1985 (79)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Pianist, Blues Singer

🎭🎵Jane Frazee -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1915 N.S. d.9/6/1985 N.S. (70)
Actress, Singer
Group Names: Beulah

🎭🎵Johnny Desmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1920 d.9/6/1985 (64)
Movie Actor, Composer, Pop Crooner
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; RN:Giouvanni Alfredo DeSimone
Misc: some say b. 1921
TV Shows: Your Hit Parade, Blanskys' Beauties

🎭Blanche Sweet -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1896 d.9/6/1986 (90)
Movie Actress
Misc: D.W. Griffith movies

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🏆🏀Ernest J. Schmidt -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1911 N.S. d.9/6/1986 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: NN: One Grand (scored exactly 1,000 points during his college career)
Sports Teams: Kansas State Teachers College of Pittsburg

🎵🎸Tom Fogerty -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1941 N.S. d.9/6/1990 N.S. (48)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Names/Places: b. in El Cerrito, California; John's brother
Group Names: Credence Clearwater Revival, soloist

🏆🏒Robert John "Golden Boy" Goldham -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1922 N.S. d.9/6/1991 N.S. (69)
Sports Announcer, NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Bob

🎭Mervyn Johns -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/18/1899 d.9/6/1992 (93)
Actor

✍🎭Henry Ephron -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1911 d.9/6/1992 (81)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer

🏆🏈Pat Harder -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1922 d.9/6/1992 (70)
NFL Fullback
Misc: shared NFL individual game record: points after touchdowns [9]
Sports Teams: Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions

🎭Godfrey Quigley -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1923 d.9/6/1994 (71)
Stage Actor, Irish

🎵🎸Nicky Hopkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1944 d.9/6/1994 (50)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, English
Misc: sessionist for many rock bands
Group Names: The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jeff Beck, Kinks, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller Band

🎵🎷Max Kaminsky -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1908 N.S. d.9/6/1994 N.S. (85)
Jazz Trumpeter

🏆🥊Buster Mathis -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1943 d.9/6/1995 (52)
Boxer

✍🎭Akira Kurosawa -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1910 d.9/6/1998 (88)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Japanese

🎭Richard Allan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1923 d.9/6/1999 (76)
Movie Actor

🎭Megan Connolly -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1974 d.9/6/2001 (27)
Actress

🎭Percy Rodrigues -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1918 d.9/6/2007 (89)
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Dr. Harry Miles), Sanford (as Winston)

Madeleine L'Engle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1918 d.9/6/2007 (88)
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: A Wrinkle in Time, An Acceptable Time, Troubling a Star

🎭🎵Luciano Pavarotti -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1935 d.9/6/2007 (71)
Movie Actor, Tenor, Opera Singer, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Modena

🏆🏈Art Modell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1925 d.9/6/2012 (87)
NFL Owner
Misc: NFL president
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns

🎭Martin Milner -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1931 d.9/6/2015 N.S. (83)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, Michigan
TV Shows: Stu Erwin Show, The Life of Riley (as Don Marshall), Route 66 (as Tod Stiles), Adam 12 (as Off. Pete Malloy), Swiss Family Robinson

🏆⚾Barney Schultz -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1926 N.S. d.9/6/2015 N.S. (89)
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
Misc: was strictly a relief pitcher, appearing in 227 games overall without any starts. He was an early specialist in the knuckleball.
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1955), Detroit Tigers (1959), Chicago Cubs (1961-1963), St. Louis Cardinals (1963-1965)

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🏆🏈Cary Blanchard -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1968 d.9/6/2016 N.S. (47)
NFL Player

🎨✍Kate Millett -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1934 d.9/6/2017 N.S. (82)
Sculptor, Author, Feminist, Civil Rights Leader, Educator, Lesbian
Misc: Sexual Politics

🎭William Jordan -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1926 N.S. d.9/6/2018 N.S. (91)
Actor, Comedian, Impressionist
Misc: Imitated Ed Sullivan
TV Shows: Project UFO

⛪🎭🏆🏈Burt Reynolds -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1936 N.S. d.9/6/2018 N.S. (82)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, College Football Player
Names/Places: b. in Waycross, Ga.; Judy Carne's, then Loni Anderson's ex-hubby
Misc: College football star in the 1950s
TV Shows: Riverboat (as Ben), Gunsmoke (as Quint Asper), Hawk (as Lt. John Hawk), Dan August (as Det. Lt. Dan August), B.L. Stryker (as Buddy Lee Stryker), Win Lose or Draw, Evening Shade (as Wood Newton)
Movie Titles: Deliverance, The Longest Yard, Smokey & the Bandit, Semi-Tough, Hooper, The End, Cannonball Run, Boogie Nights, Bean, The Crew, Driven, Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

🎖⚖Robert Mugabe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1924 d.9/6/2019 N.S. (95)
Revolutionary, Head of State, Zimbabwe

🎭Kevin Dobson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1943 N.S. d.9/6/2020 N.S. (77)
Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Kojak (as Lt. Bobby Crocker), Shannon (as Det. Jack Shannon), Knots Landing (as M. 'Mack' Patrick MacKenzie), F/X: The Series (as Detective Leo McCarthy)
Movie Titles: 1408

🏆🏀Tom Jernstedt -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1944 N.S. d.9/6/2020 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure
Misc: NCAA college basketball administrator

🏆⚾Louis Clark Brock -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1939 N.S. d.9/6/2020 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, MLB Left Fielder
Names/Places: b. in El Dorado, AR
Misc: stole 118 bases in 1974; former all-time stolen base leader (938); led NL in steals 8 times; led St. Louis to 2 World Series titles (1964,67); had 3,023 career hits; 6x All-Star; Cardinals #20 retired; in the St. Louis Cardinals and the National Baseball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (1961-1964), St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1979)

🎵Bruce Williamson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1970 N.S. d.9/6/2020 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

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In 1781, Benedict Arnold loots and burns the American port of New London, Connecticut. What a traitor!

In 1899, Carnation processes its first can of evaporated milk. The idea was actually around longer than that, but the inventorʹs idea kept evaporating. (GROAN).

In 1901, President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. (McKinley died eight days later; he was succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. Czolgosz was executed the next month.)

In 1920, On the first radio broadcast of a prizefight, Jack Dempsey knocks out Billy Miske in the third round to retain the world heavyweight title in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Radio station WWJ in Detroit was the station that fight fans were tuned to.

In 1927, The Harlem Globetrotters were created.

In 1930, The movie “Animal Crackers” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1930, “Blondie and Dagwood” made their first appearance in the comic pages; it was created by Chic Young.

In 1932, Canadian avant-garde composer Gilles Tremblay was born in Arvida (Joncquiere), Que. Tremblay is a sound specialist who uses instruments at the limits of their sound possibilities. His major works include “Kekoba,” “Oralleluiants,” and “Envoi.” Tremblay also composed the soundtracks for the Quebec Pavilion at Expo 67.

In 1935, The movie “Top Hat” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1952, The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation begins telecasts in Montreal, eh? Two days later, Toronto gets the picture. Canada is where we got SCTV from. So, good day.

In 1953, Newsman Walter Winchell goes on the air with a report hinting that “a top television actress” will be confronted with her Communist Party affiliation. Speculation suggests that perhaps more than Lucille Ballʹs hair was red. A week later, however, Winchell gives Ball — whoʹd registered as a Communist for the 1936 election — a clean bill of political health.

In 1954, 09 x 06 = 54

In 1954, “Kukla, Fran, And Ollie”, TV Childrens, moved to ABC.

In 1959, “Dragnet”, TV Crime Drama; last aired on NBC, will return later.

In 1966, “My Mother The Car”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1966, “Pruitts Of Southhampton”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1968, “To Tell The Truth”, TV Game Show, last aired on CBS, syndicated 1969-77, 80.

In 1969, After five years of cartoon shorts, the Pink Panther gets his own Saturday morning series on NBC. The toons now make their official debut on the network show then running before films released by United Artists. The series runs in a variety of formats for ten years worth of “dead-ants.”

In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor of Green Acres”. Other Articles: King Family

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In 1969, R.C., “Give Peace A Chance” by Plastic Ono Band peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, R.C., “Lay Lady Lay” by Bob Dylan peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, R.C., “Luna Trip” by Dickie Goodman peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.

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In 1969, “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC, moved to ABC.

In 1970, “Fantastic Voyage”, “Spider-Man”, and “The Dudley Do-Right Show”, TV Cartoon Shows; last aired on ABC.

In 1970, “Land Of The Giants”, TV Adventure; last aired on ABC.

In 1970, “The Adventures of Batman”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.

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In 1972, The Summer Olympics resumed in Munich, West Germany, a day after the deadly hostage crisis that claimed the lives of eleven Israelis and five Arab abductors.

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In 1975, R.C., “The Millionaire” by Doctor Hook peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Tush” by ZZ Top peaked at #20 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Funny Farm” began airing on CTV

In 1975, “Josie and The Pussycats”, TV Cartoon Show, moved to NBC.

In 1975, “Return To The Planet Of The Apes”, and “The Secret Lives Of Waldo Kitty”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.

In 1975, “Supersonic,” a pop music program, began airing on London Weekend Television (1975–77)

In 1975, “The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, moved to CBS.

In 1975, “The Dick Cavett Show”, TV Talk Show, last aired on CBS, moved to PBS 1977-1981, then U.S.A. in 1985.

In 1975, “The Ghost Busters”, “Far Out Space Nuts”, and “Isis”, TV Childrens; debut on CBS.

In 1975, “The New Tom And Jerry/Grape Ape Show”, “The Oddball Couple”, TV Cartoon Shows, “The Lost Saucer”, and “Uncle Crocʹs Block”, TV Childrens, starring Charles Nelson Reilly, debut on ABC.

In 1976, Fleetwood Mac topped the U.S. album chart for the first time with “Fleetwood Mac.”

In 1976, The comic strip “Motleyʹs Crew” debut.

In 1976, The Jerry Lewis 11th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $21,723,813. During the telethon, Lewis was reunited with Dean Martin by Frank Sinatra after 20 years of going their separate ways. The former comedy team warmly met each other again during a surprise visit by Martin to Lewisʹs annual “Labor Day Telethon” for Muscular Dystrophy.

In 1980, Johnny Leeʹs “Looking For Love” featured in the movie “Urban Cowboy” reaches number one on the country charts.

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “Richard Chamberlain of Shogun”. Other Articles: Game Show Prizes, Deborah Raffin. Due to the actorsʹ strike, NBC decided to show a first-run miniseries “Shogun” in mid-September instead of waiting for Novemberʹs sweeps period to air it.

In 1980, R.C., “Emotional Rescue” by Rolling Stones peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Into The Night” by Benny Mardones peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Upside Down” by Diana Ross peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.

In 1980, Paul Simonʹs “One Trick Pony” enters the album charts, as does The Carsʹ “Panorama,” The Allman Brothersʹ “Reach For The Sky” and Eddie Moneyʹs “Playing For Keeps.”

In 1982, The Jerry Lewis 17th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $28,415,339. It was also titled the “Jerry Lewis Extra Special Special”. It made over $3 million less than the previous year due to an economic recession.

In 1984, “Plop-Plop Goes Letterman” Clothes make the man. At least they did for David Letterman. Back in his NBC days, the sardonic late-night host gained a reputation for skits involving surreal suits made of sponge, Velcro, even potato chips. His most celebrated garment, however, was festooned with 3,400 Alka-Seltzer tablets. Sporting plastic goggles and an oxygen tank (so the gas soon to be released by the effervescent tablets wouldnʹt make him pass out), Dave was dangled over a 900-gallon water tank. “Boy, if I die,” he mused, “this is the worst possible way to go, isnʹt it?” Down went Dave, and up came a satisfying cloud of vapors. The stunt was the masterstroke in Lettermanʹs plan to put the fizz back in late night.

In 1986, “Mister T”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “Scooby-Doo (all versions of it)”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC; was on TV since September 13, 1969.

In 1986, “Snorks”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends”, TV Cartoon Adventure, last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour,” TV Cartoon Show, last aired on ABC.

In 1986, “The Flintstone Kids” began airing on ABC

In 1986, “The Littles”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.

In 1989, About 200 students from Carleton University in Ottawa marched on Parliament Hill demanding that British teen idol Rick Astley leave the country. Astley was in Ottawa for a concert. The protesters said his music was too much like disco, and they didnʹt like his haircut.

In 1989, Neil Youngʹs “This Note For You” wins the MTV award for Best Video — it was very ironic since the channel had initially refused to air the video.

In 1990, Twenty-six-year-old Charles Dougherty of Colorado Springs enrolls himself at Coronado High School as “Cheyen Weatherly,” female transfer student from Greece, Itʹs not until after heʹs made the all-girl cheerleading squad that school officials dig around in her fictional background records. Weatherly is arrested for criminal impersonation, but diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder and given two yearsʹ probation if he undergoes psychiatric counseling.

In 1992, The Doctor Demento Show was first syndicated via On The Radio Broadcasting with the subject of Cats; Whimsical Willʹs Demented News, heard on Los Angeles radio station KLSX exclusively since 1987, debuts in syndication.

In 1993, The Jerry Lewis 28th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $46,014,922.

In 1995, On May 30, 1982, Cal Ripken began his streak of consecutive games played; today, he played in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrigʹs unbreakable record and becoming the most dependable, most durable athlete in the history of Major League Baseball (and hits a HR for the third night in a row), Orioles four, Angels two. (Camden Yards cheers for 22 minutes, 15 seconds as Ripken does several curtain calls and a thank-you lap around the ballpark.).

In 1998, “The NFL Today” returned to be airing new episodes on CBS the season after it acquired the rights to the Sunday afternoon AFC broadcasting package from NBC. CBS lost its NFC package to Fox before the start of the 1994 season.

In 1999, The Jerry Lewis 34th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $53,116,417.

In 1999, “Sabrina, The Animated Series” TV cartoon began airing on UPN, 30 years less one week after the original “Sabrina” cartoon series debut on CBS when the latter was part of the “Archie Comedy Hour”

In 2003, Rockford College beat Trinity Bible College 105-0.

In 2004, The Jerry Lewis 39th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $59,398,915. Due to Hurricane Frances, it was the first telethon since 1982 not to make “$1 more”.

In 2010, The Jerry Lewis 45th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $58,919,838. It was the final long-form telethon (21.5 hours) after 45 calendar years and it was Jerry Lewisʹ last telethon as host.

In 2010, “Mad TV (as MAD)” returned to be airing new episodes on Cartoon Network.

In 2010, “Regular Show” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2010, “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” began airing on PBS Kids. It premiered on Treehouse TV in Canada on August 7, 2010.

In 2015, Megabirthdays.com domain was launched as a new alias for the Mega Today in Birthdays and Demented Datebook web sections, which, along with its related sections, have been on the web under different domains since 1995.

In 2018, The agent for actor Burt Reynolds confirmed that Reynolds, known for his roles in “Deliverance,” “The Cannonball Run” and “Smokey and the Bandit,” had died at the age of 82.

In 2054, 09 x 06 = 54

The Holiday Almanacs September 6, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Mon Sep the 6 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 249 of the year
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Julian date = 2459452 O.S.= 8 - 24 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Onesiphorus, martyr.
Feast of St. Zachariah, minor prophet of the Old Testament.
Feast of the Transfiguration.
[Canada] Labor Day (1894)
[Namibia, South Africa] Settlers' Day
[USA, Canada, Guam, Virgin Islands] Labor Day (1st observed 9-5-1882, legal holiday 9-3-1894)
Full Employment Week Begins
Mental Health Workers Week (Day 2)
National Mind Mapping in Schools Week Begins
National Wilderness Week (Day 2)
National Spanish Green Olive Week (Day 2)
National Religious Reference Books Week (Day 2)
National Financial Services Week (Day 2)
[USA] Comedy Appreciation Week (Day 2)
Kiss a Bald Head Week (Day 2)
National Spanish Green Olive Week (Day 5)
[Pakistan] Defense Day
Baltic States Independence Day. (1991)
Child Injury Prevention Week (Day 6)
Co-Ed College Day
National Oral Hygiene Week (Day 6)
Sao Tome and Principe Dia dos Martires da Liberdade (Liberation of Martyrs).
Self University Week (Day 6)
Swaziland Independence Day (Britain 1968) or Somhlolo/The National Holiday of Swaziland.

Reminders

Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon, also the Wine Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Adult Literacy Awareness Month
American Newspaper Month
Baby Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
National Papaya Month
Board and Care Recognition Month
Bourbon Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Cable Television Month.
Childhood Cancer Month
Children's Books Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Classical Music Month
Emergency Care Month
Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Hand-Craft Soap Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Breakfast Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Cooperation Learning Month
International Gay Square Dance Month
International Solar Month
International Visitors Month
Jazz Month
Latino Heritage Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Marriage Health Month
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
National Alcohol and Drug Treatment Month
National Beach Clean Up Month
National Bed Check Month!
National Chicken Month
National Cholestrol Education and Awareness Month
National Courtesy Month
National Courtesy Month.
National Honey Month
National Ice Cream Sandwich Month
National Literacy Month
National Mind Mapping Month
National Piano Month
National Rice Month
National School Success Month
National Sewing Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Organic Harvest Month
PTA Membership Enrollment Month
Philatelic Publications Month.
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Potato Bread Month
Project Aware Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self Improvement Month
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Southern Gospel Music Month
Stop the Violence and Save Our Kids Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women's Health Month!
The sixth day of the week-long Virgin of the Remedies Festival (Mexico).
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