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The Big Datebook for September 23

Last Updated 02-18-2021

🎭🎵Pat Suzuki -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.9/23/1930 N.S. or 9/23/1931 N.S.
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Misc: Asian-American
Song Titles: The Flower Drum Song
TV Shows: Mr. T & Tina (as Michi)

🎭🎵Pat Suzuki -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.9/23/1930 N.S. or 9/23/1931 N.S.
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Misc: Asian-American
Song Titles: The Flower Drum Song
TV Shows: Mr. T & Tina (as Michi)

🎭Richard Tyler -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1932
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1978
TV Shows: The Aldrich Family (as Henry Aldrich)
Movie Titles: Hooper, The Bells of St. Mary's, Tea and Sympathy, The Atomic Submarine

🏆🏌Judy Bell -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1936
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: administrator; first female President of the USGA

🏆🏁🎿Sylvain Saudan -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1936
Skier, Swiss
Misc: holder of the worlds record for skiing a descent of 60 degrees.

🏆🏈Bob Vogel -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1941
NFL Tackle
Misc: Super Bowl III, V
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts

🎵🎷Norma Winstone -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1941
Lyricist, Jazz Singer, English
Group Names: Azimuth

🏆⚾Jim Rooker -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1942
Sportscaster, MLB Pitcher

🎵Steve Boone -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Rhythm Guitarist, Pop Singer
Group Names: The Lovin' Spoonful

🎵Wallace "Scotty" Scott -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Walter's twin
Misc: b. Sep 3?; in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Group Names: The Whispers

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🎵Walter (Rhythm And Blues) Scott -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Wallace's twin
Misc: in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Group Names: The Whispers

⚖🎵🏆⚽Julio Iglesias -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943
Attorney/Lawyer, Songwriter, Foreign Singer, Soccer Player, Spanish
Names/Places: b. in Madrid, Spain
Misc: Spanish popular singer; some say b. Sep 26 or 1944 or 1947 (AP)

🎵🎸Tony Hymas -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943
Composer, Pianist, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, English
Group Names: Jeff Beck

🎵John Banks -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1943
Pop Singer, English
Group Names: The Merseybeats

🎭🏆Anne Randall -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1944 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 1967
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎵Eric Bogle -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1944
Songwriter, Folk Singer, Scottish

✍🎭🎵Paul Petersen -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1945
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Glendale, CA; Patty's brother
Misc: some say b. 1944
TV Shows: The Donna Reed Show (as Jeff Stone), The Mickey Mouse Club

🎭Caroline Lagerfelt -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1947
Actress, French
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Sheila Silver 95-96), Gossip Girl (as Celia "CeCe" Rhodes)
Movie Titles: Minority Report

🎵🎸Neal Smith -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1947
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Names/Places: not to be confused with Neal Smith of the Plasmatics
Group Names: Alice Cooper

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✍🎭🎵Mary Kay Place -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1947
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actress, Director, Country Singer
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Loretta Haggers), Big Love (as Adaleen Grant), Lady Dynamite (as Marilyn Bamford)
Movie Titles: Being John Malkovich, Sweet Home Alabama, City of Ember, The Rainmaker, The Big Chill

🎵Bruce Springsteen -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Composer/Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Freehold, NJ; RN:Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen, Julianne Phillips, then Patty Scialfa's hubby
Misc: Top rock star of the 1980s
Group Names: The E. Street Band (lead)
Song Titles: Blinded by the Light, Born To Run, Hungry Heart, Dancing in the Dark, Cover Me, Born in the U.S.A., I'm on Fire, Glory Days, I'm Goin' Down, My Hometown, War, Brilliant Disguise, Tunnel of Love, One Step Up, Human Touch, Better Days, 57 Channels (And Nothin' On), Trapped
Album Titles: Born To Run, Darkness on the Edge of Town, The River, Nebraska, Born in the U.S.A., Tunnel of Love, Human Touch, Lucky Town, The Rising, Devils and dust, We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions, Magic, Working on a Dream, Wrecking Ball, High Hopes

🏆Kristine Hanson -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1951
Playmate
Misc: TV Broadcaster; September 1974 Playmate

✍🎭George C. Wolfe -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1954 N.S.
Playwright, Actor, Director
Misc: stage: Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk
Movie Titles: Lackawanna Blues, Nights in Rodanthe, You're Not You, Garden State

🎭Jim Garrett -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1954
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1966
TV Shows: The Lucy Show (as Jerry Carmichael)
Movie Titles: Munster Go Home!

🎭Nancy Fox -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1954
Actress
TV Shows: The New Temperatures Rising Show (as Student Nurse Ellen Turner)
Movie Titles: Warlock, 18 Again!

🎭Patty Weaver -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1955
Actress
TV Shows: The Young and the Restless (as Gina Roma for 30 years)
Movie Titles: Huckleberry Finn (1975)

🎵🎸Leon Taylor -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1955
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Ventures

🎭🏆Maren Jensen -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1956
Actress, Model
Misc: retired from acting in 1981
TV Shows: Battlestar Galactica (as Athena)
Movie Titles: Battlestar Galactica

🎵June Forrester -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1956
Country Performer
Group Names: Forrester Sisters

🎭Rosalind Chao -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1957
Actress
TV Shows: Star Trek Deep Space Nine (as Keiko O'Brien)
Movie Titles: What Dreams May Come, I Am Sam, Freaky Friday (2003), Just Like Heaven

🎭Rosalind Allen -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1957
Actress, New Zealand
TV Shows: seaQuest DSV (as Dr. Wendy Smith)
Movie Titles: Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Ticks

🎭🏆Sylvie Garant -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1957
TV Hostess, Model, Playmate, Canadian, French
Misc: November 1979

🏆⚾Tony Fossas -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1957
MLB Pitcher, Cuban

🏆🏌Larry Mize -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1958
Golfer

🎭🎵Jason Alexander -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1959
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Newark, N.J.; RN:Jay Greenspan
Misc: Rold Gold pretzel ads
TV Shows: E/R (the 80s sitcom), Seinfeld (as George Costanza), Aladdin (voice), Duckman (voice, as Eric Duckman), Listen Up (as Tony Clineman)
Movie Titles: Pretty Woman, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

🏆🏀Hortencia De Fatima Marcari -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1959
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: NN:The Queen
Misc: First played on the Brazil national team at age 15; gold medals at the 1991 Pan American Games and 1994 FIBA World Championship for Women; silver medal at the 1996 Olympics; four wins in the South American Championships; inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002 and the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2007.

🎵🎸Martin Page -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1959
Songwriter, Bassist, New Wave Singer, English
Group Names: Q-Feel

🎭Jason Carter -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1960
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Roy Randolph 93-94), Babylon 5 (as Marcus Cole)

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🎭Chi McBride -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1961
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Pushing Daisies, Human Target, Golden Boy, John Larroquette Show (as Heavy Gene), Boston Public (as Steven Harper), Hawaii Five-O (as Lou Grover)
Movie Titles: The Terminal, I Robot, Gone in Sixty Seconds, The Kid

🏆🏈John Harbaugh -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1962 N.S.
NFL Coach, NFL Defensive
Sports Teams: Baltimore Ravens

🎵Don Herron -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1962
Country Performer
Names/Places: RN:Donald John Herron, Jr.

🎭🎮Erik Todd Dellums -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1964
Actor, Narrator, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Doctor Dolittle, The Doors
Video Games: Fallout 3, Skyrim, Star Wars (series)

🏆🏀Larry Krystkowiak -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1964
NBA Forward, College Basketball Coach

🏆🎾Mark Woodforde -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1965
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian

🎨💰🎭🏆Lisa Raye McCoy-Misick -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1966 N.S.
Fashion Designer, Businessperson, Actress, Director, Model
Names/Places: aka LisaRaye or Lisa Raye McCoy
TV Shows: All of Us (as Neese James), Single Ladies (as Keisha Greene)
Movie Titles: Beauty Shop, The Players Club, Civil Brand

🏆🏈Doug Widell -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1966
NFL Guard

🏆🏈Tony Joseph Mandarich -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1966
NFL Tackle, Canadian

🏆⚾Pete Harnisch -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1966
MLB Pitcher

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🏆⚾Jeff Cirillo -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1969
MLB Third Baseman

🏆🏒Donald Audetee -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1969
NHL Forward, Canadian

🏆🏀Randy Woods -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1970
NBA Guard

✍🎵Ani DiFranco -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1970
Poet, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Folk Singer

🏆🏀Cuonzo Martin -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1971
NBA Player, College Basketball Coach

🏆🏀Eric Montross -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1971
NBA Player

Sean Spicer -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1971 N.S.
Government Official
Misc: former White House press secretary who lasted less than a year

🏆⚾Willie Greene -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1971
MLB Third Baseman

🎭Karl Pilkington -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1972 N.S.
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: The Ricky Gervais Show (writer), An Idiot Abroad, The Monaing of Life

✍💻Ana Marie Cox -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1972
Author, Internet Website Blogger

🎵Jermaine Dupri -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1972
Music Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rapper

🎵🎸Sam Bettens -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1972
Rock & Roll Performer
Names/Places: born as Sarah Bettens, a female
Group Names: K's Choice

🎵🎸Mike Felumlee -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1974
Alternative Rock Performer
Group Names: Smoking Popes

🎭🏆Jaime Bergman -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1975
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: January 1999

🎭Kip Pardue -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1976 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Remember the Titans, Thirteen, Driven, The Rules of Attraction

🎵Rachel Yamagata -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1977 N.S.
Singer

🎭Anthony Mackie -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1978
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Movie Titles: Captain America (series), The Hurt Locker, Million Dollar Baby

🎭Liberty Ross -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1978 N.S.
Actress, Producer, English
Movie Titles: Snow White and the Huntsman, W.E., Sweetheart, The Spirit Game

🎭Keri Lynn Pratt -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1978
Actress
Movie Titles: A Single Man, Cruel Intentions 2, America's Sweethearts, Drive Me Crazy

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🎵Erik-Michael Estrada -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1979
Pop Singer
Names/Places: Erik's son
Group Names: O-Town
TV Shows: Making The Band

🎵Red -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1979
Rap Music Performer
Group Names: Another Bad Creation

🎭Aubrey Dollar -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1980
Actress
TV Shows: Battle Creek
Movie Titles: One Small Hitch, Prime, Failure to Launch, Save the Last Dance 2

🎭Brandon Victor Dixon -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1981 N.S.
Actor
Misc: Play: Hamilton

🎵Natalie Horler -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1981 N.S.
Singer, Euro Dance Performer, German
Group Names: Casada

🎭David Lim -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1983 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Quantico, S.W.A.T.

🏆🏒Joffrey Lupul -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1983 N.S.
NHL Left Wing, Canadian

🏆⚾Matt Kemp -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1984 N.S.
MLB Player
Misc: 2x All-Star, 2x Silver Slugger, 2x Gold Glove; hit for cycle in 2015; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres

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🎭Cush Jumbo -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1985 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Vera, Getitng On, Lip Service, The Good Wife, The Good Fight

🎭Hasan Minhaj -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1985 N.S.
Comedian

🏆🏈Chris Johnson -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1985 N.S.
NFL Runningback
Sports Teams: Tennessee Titans, New York Jets

🎵Diana Ortiz -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1985
Pop Singer
Group Names: Dream

🎭Kaylee DeFer -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1986
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Gossip Girl, The War at Home (as Hillary Gold)
Movie Titles: Red State, Flicka

Sean Timothy McEnroe -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1987
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tatum O'Neal and John's son

🎭🎵Skylar Astin -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1987 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
Movie Titles: Pitch Perfect (series), 21 and Over, Hamlet 2, Taking Woodstock, Wreck-It Ralph (as Roy, voice)

🏆🏀Brandon Jennings -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1989 N.S.
NBA Guard
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

🏆🎾Melanie Oudin -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1991
Tennis Player

Cairo Alexander -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1993
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Beverly Peele & Jeffrey's girl

Robert Mitchum Van Dien -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1993
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Carrie Mitchum & Casper's son

🎵Willie Jones -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.9/23/1994 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Country Singer

Ashton Sky Waite -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.9/23/2001
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Natasha Henstridge and Liam's son

Josselyn Sydney Hess -- is 14 in the year 2021 and 15 in the year 2022; b.9/23/2007
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Samantha Harris and Michael's daughter

🎭Eric Woodall -- b.9/23/????
Actor

🎭Rick Fitts -- b.9/23/????
Actor

👑Augustus Caesar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/63BC Romn d.8/19/14AD O.S. (76)
King, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Rome; RN:Gaius Octavius
Misc: first Roman emperor; Roman Empire founder; born on VIII Kal. Oct, the 23rd day of the month on the Roman calendar; when Julius Caesar reformed the calendar, he expanded the month of September to 30 days, resulting in VIII Kal. Oct to slide to the 24th day of the month, and the day before on the 23rd was now IX Kal. Oct.

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Kublai Khan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1215 d.2/18/1294 (78)
Explorer
Misc: Mongol conqueror and Emperor

👑King Ferdinand VI Of Spain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1713 N.S. d.8/10/1759 N.S. (45)
King, Spanish
Misc: ruled 1746-59; He supported economic and military reforms and increased the state's control over the Roman Catholic church.

🎖Isaac Hayne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1745 d.8/4/1781 (35)
Revolutionary

⚛⚖John Sevier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1745 d.9/24/1815 (70)
Pioneer, Governor
Misc: first governor of Tennessee

Sir Charles Bagot -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1781 d.5/19/1843 (61)
Diplomat

Jane Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1783 d.4/13/1824 (40)
Novelist, Poet, English
Song Titles: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (songwriter)

Johann Franz Encke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1791 d.8/26/1865 (73)
Astronomer, German
Misc: established the period of Encke's Comet at 3.3 years (shortest period of any known)

William Holmes McGuffey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1800 N.S. d.5/4/1873 N.S. (72)
Author, Educator, Professor
Misc: remembered chiefly for his series of elementary school readers.

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Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1819 d.9/18/1896 (76)
Physicist, French
Misc: He was the first to measure the speed of light successfully without using astronomical calculations.

Victoria Chaflin Woodhull -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1838 N.S. d.6/9/1927 N.S. (88)
Feminist, Social Reformer
Names/Places: b. in Homer, Ohio.
Misc: the first woman to run for President (against Grant), New York stockbroker, newspaper publisher; a pioneer of women's rights and free love

✍📰Eugene Field -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1850 d.11/4/1895 (45)
Poet, Humorist, Journalist
Misc: Little Boy Blue

William Stewart Halsted -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1852 d.9/7/1922 (69)
Surgeon
Misc: established the first surgical school in the U.S.

⚛💰Robert Bosch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1861 d.3/9/1942 (80)
Engineer, Industrialist, German
Misc: invented the spark plug and magneto for automobiles

Mary Church Terrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1863 N.S. d.7/24/1954 N.S. (90)
Author, Civil Rights Leader, Suffragate, Educator

Baroness Emmusky Orczy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1865 d.11/12/1947 (82)
Author, Hungarian
Book Titles: The Scarlet Pimpernel

✍🎵John Avery Lomax -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1867 d.1/26/1948 (80)
Hall of Famer, Author, Music Producer, Folk Singer
Misc: folklorist who collected folk songs & tales, documenter of musical heritage

Mary Mallon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1869 N.S. d.11/11/1938 N.S. (69)
British
Misc: a cook who was ther first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.

✍📰Walter Lippmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1889 d.12/14/1974 (85)
Author, Philosopher, Journalist, Editor, Columnist
Misc: Political analyst; who in a 60-year career made himself one of the most widely respected political columnists in the world.

🎨Paul Delvaux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1897 d.7/20/1994 (96)
Painter, Belgiumese
Misc: dreamlike depictions of skeletons, trains and nudes made him a master of surrealism

🎭🎵Walter Pidgeon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1897 N.S. d.9/25/1984 N.S. (87)
TV/Movie Actor, Singer, Canadian
Misc: he had a long movie career 1925-78, MGM major star; some say b. 1898
Movie Titles: Madame Curie, Mrs. Miniver, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forbidden Planet, Advise & Consent, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Funny Girl, Harry in Your Pocket

🎨Louise Nevelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1899 d.4/17/1988 (88)
Artist, Sculptor, American, Russian
Names/Places: RLN:Berliawsky

Tom C. Clark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1899 d.6/13/1977 (77)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: reigned 1949-67; d. in New York

✍🎖⚖🎭Elliott Roosevelt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1910 d.10/27/1990 (80)
Author, General, Mayor, Announcer
Names/Places: Franklin & Eleanor's son, Theodore's great nephew; wed 5x's
Misc: WWII Air Corps

🎭🏆🥊Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1917 N.S. d.2/5/1984 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Mexican
Names/Places: NN: El Santo (The Saint)

🎭🎵Mickey Rooney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1920 d.4/6/2014 (93)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Joe Yule Jr., Ava Gardner's ex-; wed 8x's
TV Shows: Mickey McGuire (star), The Mickey Rooney Show (as Mickey), Mickey (as Mickey Grady), One of the Boys, Black Stallion (as horse trainer)
Movie Titles: A Midsummer Night's Dream, National Velvet

🏆Gene Olaff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1920 d.1/17/2017 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Goal Keeper, American

🎭Margaret Pellegrini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1923 d.8/7/2013 (89)
Actress
Movie Titles: The Wizard of Oz (as a munchkin)

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🎭Barry Linehan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1925 d.6/8/1996 (70)
Actor

🎵🎷Jimmy Woode -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1926 d.4/23/2005 (78)
Bassist, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎵🎷John "Trane" Coltrane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1926 N.S. d.7/17/1967 N.S. (40)
Composer, Soprano-sax, Tenor-sax, Jazz Musician
Misc: tenor & soprano sax innovator; some say b. Sep 26
Group Names: Miles Davis Quintet

🏆🏌Bill Collins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1928 d.4/8/2006 (77)
Golfer

🎵🎷Foster Frank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1928 d.7/27/2011 (82)
Arranger, Composer, Tenor-sax, Jazz Singer

🎭Colin Blakely -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1930 d.5/7/1987 (56)
Movie Actor, Irish
Movie Titles: Shattered, Equus, King Lear

⛪🎵Ray Charles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1930 N.S. d.6/10/2004 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Baptist, Music Executive, Arranger, Composer/Songwriter, Clarinetist, Organist, Pianist, Alto-sax, Bandleader, Blues Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Albany, GA; LN:Robinson
Misc: Coke and Diet Pepsi singer: You've Got The Right One Baby Uh Huh!
Song Titles: I've Got a Woman, What'd I Say, Georgia on My Mind, Hit the Road Jack, I Can't Stop Loving You, You Don't Know Me, Busted
Album Titles: Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Volume Two, Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul
TV Shows: Three's Company (theme singer)

🎭Romy Schneider -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1938 d.5/29/1982 (43)
Movie Actress, Austrian
Names/Places: b. in Vienna; RN:Rosemarie Albach-Retty

⛪🎭Tom Lester -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1938 N.S. d.4/20/2020 N.S. (81)
Evangelist, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Green Acres (as Ed Dawson), Petticoat Junction (as Eb Dawson)
Movie Titles: Benji, Gordy

🎵🎸Roy Buchanan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1939 d.8/14/1988 (48)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Blues-Rock Performer

🎭Johnny Weissmuller Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1940 d.7/27/2006 (65)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: American Graffiti

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🎵Tim Rose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1940 d.9/24/2002 (62)
Songwriter, Folk Singer
Group Names: Big Three, soloist

🎵🎷Jeremy Steig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1942 d.4/13/2016 N.S. (73)
Flautist, Flutist, Jazz Musician
Misc: solo and with Johnny Winter among others

🏆🏈Marty Schottenheimer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1943 N.S. d.2/8/2021 N.S. (77)
NFL Coach, NFL Player, College Football Coach, UFL Figure

🎵Duster Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1946 N.S. d.3/26/1976 N.S. (29)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Blues Performer, British

🎵🎸Jerry Corbetta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1947 d.9/16/2016 N.S. (68)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Sugarloaf

🎵🎷Don Grolnick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1947 d.6/1/1996 (48)
Jazz Musician

🎵🎸Dan Toler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1948 d.2/25/2013 (64)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Allman Brothers Band

🏆🏌Forrest Fezler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1949 N.S. d.12/21/2018 N.S. (69)
Golfer
Misc: Golf Course Design Consultant

🎭Charlie Barnett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1954 N.S. d.3/16/1996 N.S. (41)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Miami Vice (as Neville "Noogie" Lamont)

🎭Elizabeth Peña -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1959 d.10/14/2014 (55)
TV/Movie Actress, Cuban
TV Shows: L.A. Law (as Jinx Baldasseri)
Movie Titles: La Bamba, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Free Willy 2

🎭Michelle Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1969 d.12/22/1998 (29)
Actress
TV Shows: The Cosby Show (as Justine), Family Matters (as Myra)

✍🎵Michael Friedman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/23/1975 N.S. d.9/9/2017 N.S. (41)
Satirist, Composer
Arts Titles: PL: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (co-creator, a satirical musical about the seventh President of the United States)

🎖⚖💰Silas Deane -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1737 J-LD or 1/4/1738 N.S. d.9/23/1789 (51)
Revolutionary, Politician, Diplomat, Merchant
Misc: First U.S. diplomat sent abroad (1776), who helped secure much-needed French aid for the American Revolutionary cause.

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1768 d.9/23/1830 (62)
First Lady
Names/Places: James' wife

🎵Vincenzo Bellini -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1801 d.9/23/1835 (33)
Composer, Sicilian
Misc: of operas

🎵Maria Malibran -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1808 d.9/23/1836 (28)
Opera Contralto, French, Spanish

🎖José Gervasio Artigas -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1764 d.9/23/1850 (86)
Revolutionary
Misc: considered the father of Urugayan independence

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Prosper Merimee -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1803 d.9/23/1870 (66)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, French
Misc: Carmen

Urbain Jean Joseph Leverrier -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1811 d.9/23/1877 (66)
Astronomer, French
Misc: Neptune co-discoverer

Friedrich Wohler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1800 d.9/23/1882 (82)
Chemist, German
Misc: co-discovered Vandium

William "Wilkie" Collins -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1824 N.S. d.9/23/1889 N.S. (65)
Novelist, English

Paul Kammerer -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1880 d.9/23/1926 (46)
Biologist, Austrian
Misc: claimed to have produced experimental evidence that acquired traits could be inherited.

✍🎭Sime Silverman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1873 d.9/23/1933 (60)
Writer, Entertainment Figure
Misc: founder and publisher of Variety

🎭DeWolf Hopper -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1858 d.9/23/1935 (77)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Misc: wed 6x's; gave the first recital of Casey at the Bat

✍⚛Dr. Sigmund Freud -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1856 d.9/23/1939 (83)
Author, Scientist, Psychiatrist, Czech
Misc: Psychoanalysis founder; d. in London

🎨🎖Lewis Nixon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1861 d.9/23/1940 (79)
Architect, Naval Officer
Misc: designed battleships & built over 100 naval ships

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🏆⚾🏈🏀Justin McCarthy "Sam" Barry -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1892 N.S. d.9/23/1950 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Knox College (football 1918-1921, basketball 1918-1922, baseball 1923-1924), Iowa (football 1922-1928, basketball 1922-1929, baseball 1923-1924), USC (football 1929-1941, 1945-1950, basketball 1929-1941, 1945-1950, baseball 1930-1942, 1946-1950)

💰George Hartford -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1864 d.9/23/1957 (92)
Merchant

⚖🎵🏆🥊Stanislaus Zbyszko -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1879 d.9/23/1967 (88)
Hall of Famer, Attorney/Lawyer, Pianist, Wrestler, Polish

🎵Boots Mussulli -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1917 d.9/23/1967 (49)
Teacher, Musician, Reeds

🎭Billy Gilbert -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1894 d.9/23/1971 (77)
Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: d. Sep 9?
Movie Titles: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (as Sneezy, voice)

🎭Carl Frank -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1909 d.9/23/1972 (63)
Actor
TV Shows: Mama (as Uncle Gunnar Gunnerson)

✍⚖Pablo Neruda -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1904 d.9/23/1973 (69)
Author, Poet, Diplomat, Chilean
Names/Places: RN:Neftali Richardo Reyes y Basoalto

🎭Cliff Arquette -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1905 d.9/23/1974 (68)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Panelist
Names/Places: Rosanna Arquette's grandfather; aka Charley Weaver
Misc: some say b. Dec 28
TV Shows: The RCA Victor Show, The Jack Paar Show, Hollywood Squares (panelist), The Jonathan Winters Show

🎵Robbie McIntosh -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1950 d.9/23/1974 (24)
Drummer, Scottish
Group Names: Average White Band

🏆⚾Lyman Bostock -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1950 d.9/23/1978 (27)
MLB Player

🎭Chief Dan George -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1899 d.9/23/1981 (82)
Movie Actor, Native American, Canadian
Misc: Indian chief

🎭🎵Jimmy Wakely -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1914 d.9/23/1982 (68)
Movie Actor, Songwriter, Pianist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Misc: 1940s western films & music man

🎭George O'Brien -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1900 d.9/23/1985 (85)
Movie Actor, Stuntman
Misc: Horseman; westerns; d. Sep 4?

🏆🏒Gordon Arthur "Gordie" Drillon -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1913 N.S. d.9/23/1986 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1935-1950
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Montreal Canadiens (NHL), Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets (EHL), Syracuse Stars (IAHL), Valleyfield Braves (QPHL), Saint John Beavers (MSHL)

🎭Bob Fosse -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1927 d.9/23/1987 (60)
Actor, Producer, Movie Director, Stage Director, Choreographer, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Robert Louis
Misc: Broadway & movie leader, directed Roy Scheider playing him in "All That Jazz"

🎵O. B. McClinton -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1942 d.9/23/1987 (45)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer

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🎵Bradley Kincaid -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1895 d.9/23/1989 (94)
Guitarist, Folk Singer

🏆🏌Jerry Barber -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1916 d.9/23/1994 (78)
Golfer

Robert Bloch -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1917 d.9/23/1994 (77)
Author, Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: some say b. Apr 17
Movie Titles: Psycho, Psycho II

💰Alec Dickson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1914 d.9/23/1994 (80)
Founder
Misc: of the USO

🎭Thomas Beck -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1909 d.9/23/1995 (85)
Movie Actor

🎭Shirley Clarke -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1919 N.S. d.9/23/1997 N.S. (77)
Filmmaker, Movie Director

🎭Mary Frann -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1943 d.9/23/1998 (55)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, King's Crossing, Newhart (as Joanna Loudon)

🏆⚾Aurelio Rodríguez -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1947 N.S. d.9/23/2000 N.S. (52)
Hall of Famer, MLB Player, Mexican
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: California Angels (1967-1970), Washington Senators (1970), Detroit Tigers (1971-1979), San Diego Padres (1980), New York Yankees (1980-1981), Chicago White Sox (1982), Baltimore Orioles (1983), Chicago White Sox (1983)

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📰⚖Carl T. Rowan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1925 d.9/23/2000 (75)
Journalist, Columnist, Diplomat
Misc: USIA dir; Washington Post columnist

🎵Roy Horton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1914 d.9/23/2003 (88)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Country Performer

🎵Roy Drusky -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1930 d.9/23/2004 (74)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Pop Performer

🏆🏒William "Billy" Reay -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1918 N.S. d.9/23/2004 N.S. (86)
NHL Player

🎭Timothy Hayes "Tim" Rooney -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1947 N.S. d.9/23/2006 N.S. (59)
Actor
Names/Places: Mickey's son
Misc: almost was a Mickey Mouse Club mouseketeer in the 1950s but was fired for getting into mischief in the Disney paint shop

🎵Sir Malcolm Arnold -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1921 d.9/23/2006 (84)
Composer, English

🏆🏈Orlando Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1970 d.9/23/2011 (40)
NFL Player

🎭Jane Connell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 d.9/23/2013 (87)
Actress
Misc: a Broadway great

Christopher Koch -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1932 d.9/23/2013 (81)
Novelist, Australian
Book Titles: The Year of Living Dangerously

🏆Zoe Ann Olsen-Jensen -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1931 N.S. d.9/23/2017 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🎵Charles Bradley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1948 N.S. d.9/23/2017 N.S. (68)
Soul Singer

🎭Gary Kurtz -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1940 N.S. d.9/23/2018 N.S. (78)
Filmmaker, English
Movie Titles: American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Dark Crystal, Return To Oz, Slipstream

🎭Brian Turk -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1970 N.S. d.9/23/2019 N.S. (49)
Actor
TV Shows: Carnivale

✍🎵🎸Robert Hunter -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1941 N.S. d.9/23/2019 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Poet, Translator, Lyricist, Songwriter, Singer, Classic Rock Performer
Group Names: Grateful Dead

🏆🏈Gale Sayers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1943 N.S. d.9/23/2020 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: NN: The Kansas Comet; b. in Wichita, KS
Misc: Kick Returner; Chicago Bears Halfback 2X's led NFC in rushing, career 9435 net yards, 4956 rushing, 336 points, 3 Pro Bowls; 2-time All-America at Kansas; NFL Rookie of Year (1965) and 5-time All-Pro with Chicago; scored then-record 22 TDs in rookie year; returned 2,781 yards in kickoff with 6 TDs; Bears #40 retired; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Kansas, Chicago Bears (1965-1971)

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In 1817, Spain signs treaty with Britain to end slave trade.

In 1845, The rules of baseball were written by Alexander Joy Cartwright, who also established the first organized team, the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club of New York.

In 1846, German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory. Neptune generally is the eighth planet from the sun.

In 1908, One of baseballʹs most famous blunders occurred in a game between the New York Giants and the visiting Chicago Cubs. With the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the ninth and two runners out, the Giants batted in what should have been the winning run. However, Fred Merkle, who was on first base, began to leave the field apparently without bothering to tag second; the Cubs then claimed to have forced Merkle out. Merkle was eventually ruled out, negating the winning run and leaving the game tied. (The Cubs won a rematch game on October 8 and with it, the National League pennant; Chicago then went on to win the World Series.)

In 1912, Mack Sennettʹs first Keystone short subject, a “split-reel” of two comedies both starring Mabel Normand and Ford Sterling (“Cohen Collects a Debt” and “The Water Nymph”), was released.

In 1926, Gene Tunney scored a ten-round decision over Jack Dempsey to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Philadelphia.

In 1930, Johannes Ostermeier of Athegnenber, Germany, patented his invention: the photographic flashbulb. He also invented temporary red spots in your eyes in that same moment he demonstrated his flash.

In 1938, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Brave Little Tailor” is released.

In 1949, The Goofy film, “Goofy Gymnastics” is released.

In 1952, The first closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event featured a boxing match; Rocky Marciano KOed heavyweight champ Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was Rockyʹs 43rd consecutive victory.

In 1955, The Donald Duck film, “Up a Tree” is released. Chip ʹn Dale also appear.

In 1957, R.C., “Gotta Get To Your House” by David Seville peaked at #77 on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, R.C., “Honeycomb” by Jimmie Rodgers peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, R.C., “Mr. Lee” by The Bobbettes peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, R.C., “Thatʹll Be The Day” by The Crickets peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. It was their only number one single.

In 1957, “The Restless Gun”, TV Western Drama; debut on NBC.

In 1961, NBC-TV inaugurated “Saturday Night at the Movies” with “How to Marry a Millionaire”, the beginning of regularily scheduled showings of recent Hollywood films with “HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE” (Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall). This alliance between the Big Studios and the three networks works so well that by 1968, Movies were apprearing in prime time every night of the week.

In 1961, “Rocky And His Friends”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.

In 1962, “McKeever And The Colonel”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1962, “The Jetsons”, an animated cartoon series about a space-age family, premiered on ABC-TV; it was the first program to be carried by the network in color.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #38. “Beauty Is As Beauty Does”. Gilligan suggests a beauty contest to decide which of the three women will become “Ms. Castaway.” Mr. Howell attempts to sabotage the other contestants by spreading glue on the stage before Mary Annʹs big dance scene, and by shooting spit-wads at Ginger while she performs. The Professor then distorts the music when it is Mrs. Howellʹs turn. Then, when all the competitions are complete, the final decision rests with the judge…..Gilligan!

In 1966, The Rolling Stones released “Have You Seen Your Mother Baby”/“Whoʹs Driving Your Plane.”

In 1967, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention played their first British concert at Londonʹs Royal Albert Hall, backed by an orchestra. Their albums seemed so incomprehensible to mainstrean record buyers than they gained a reputation as “weird” and “off the wall”.

In 1967, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Monkees”. Other Articles: Barbara Eden, Rock Hudson

In 1967, R.C., “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie” by Jay and The Techniques peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “Groovin'” by Booker T. and The M.G.'s peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “I Dig Rock And Roll Music” by Peter, Paul and Mary peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “I Had A Dream” by Paul Revere and The Raiders peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “Knock On Wood” by Otis and Carla peaked at #30 on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “The Letter” by The Box Tops peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; Doctor Dave parodied it into “Vanna, Pick Me A Letter” about the “Wheel Of Fortune” game show in 1986.

In 1967, The Doorsʹ “People Are Strange” is released.

In 1967, READING ABOUT THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS Tom and Dick are featured in a “SATURDAY EVENING POST” story

In 1968, “Hereʹs Lucy”, TV comedy, debut on CBS as Lucille Ballʹs third TV series in her 23-year continuous reign as the queen of TV comedy.

In 1968, “Mayberry, R.F.D.”, TV Comedy evolution of The Andy Griffith Show; debut on CBS.

In 1968, The Beatles recorded “Happiness is a Warm Gun”

In 1969, The film “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, which starred Robert Redford, Paul Newman and Katherine Ross, was first seen at the Robert Sherman Theater in New Haven, Connecticut. The song “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head” in the movie became a smash hit.

In 1969, The Northern Star started a rumor with an article that Paul McCartney died in 1966. Many so-called clues were cited in Beatle records.

In 1969, “Marcus Welby, M.D.”, TV Medical Drama; debut on ABC and became the networkʹs first top-rated series.

In 1969, “Puzzle People” album by Temptations was released. You have to put the record together before you could play it on your turntable.

In 1969, “The Governor And J.J.”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1970, “Dan August” (TV Crime Drama) first went on the air, a month late in September!

In 1970, “Make Room For Granddaddy”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1972, R.C., “Baby Donʹt Get Hooked On Me” by Mac Davis peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “Honky Cat” by Elton John peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “Saturday In The Park” by Chicago peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, New York Jets vs. Baltimore, eight passes were intercepted!

In 1973, The largest known prime number, 2 ^ 132,049 — 1, is calculated.

In 1974, “Doctor Zonk and the Zunkins” began airing on CBC

In 1974, John Lennon (with Elton John)'s “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night” was released

In 1976, “The Tony Randall Show”, TV comedy, debut on ABC.

In 1977, Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor Ladd, better known as Cheryl Ladd, replaces Farrah Fawcett in the role of “the blonde one” on “Charlieʹs Angels.” She was once a voicist for “Josie and the Pussycats” playing Melody.

In 1977, The Randy Newman album “Little Criminals” (featuring the song “Short People”) was released by Warner Bros. records.

In 1978, R.C., “An Everlasting Love” by Andy Gibb peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Badlands” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #42 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Dreadlock Holiday” by 10cc peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “If They Could See Me Now” by Linda Clifford peaked at #54 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart; clocking in at seven minutes and 55 seconds, it was the longest-playing record to ever hit the Billbaord Hot 100 chart and held that honor until Cathy Dennisʹs “Everybody Move” (8:09) hit the chart in 1991. “Stairway to Heaven” was never a pop single (45), only an album track. “American Pie” was issued as a two-sided 45, Parts One and Two. Neither side was over seven minutes.

In 1978, R.C., “You And I” by Rick James peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Archieʹs Bunkerʹs Place” opens for business on CBS, and our loutish hero gets a new business partner, Jewish liberal Murray Klein. It was a successor of “All in the Family”.

In 1979, “The Associates”, an underrated TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1979, “Trapper John, M. D.”, TV Medical Drama starring Pernell Roberts; debut on CBS.

In 1979, TVʹS “60 MINUTES” JOHNNY CARSON is interviewed and profiled by MIKE WALLACE

In 1980, David Bowie replaces Philip Anglim in the title role of the hit Broadway play, “The Elephant Man,” in New York City.

In 1981, Getty and ABC Video announce letter of intent for pay sports venture involving ESPN; deal also involves supplementary coverage by ESPN of various events from ABC and an option for ABC to acquire ten percent of ESPN.

In 1983, Circus orangutan Cha Cha drinks an experimental enzyme and gains not only an IQ of 256, but also the ability to talk. Consulting for the government, our hero is code named “Mr. Smith,” in one of the lamest sitcoms ever not to feature Jerry Van Dyke. “Mr. Smith” played by “C.J.,” had become a star in Clint Eastwoodʹs primate and/or trucker epics “Any Which Way You Can,” and “Every Which Way but Loose,” and was one of the few involved whose career survived the show.

In 1983, The last show of “Walt Disney” airs on CBS TV.

In 1983, “EDDIE AND THE CRUISERS”. Rock and Roll Mystery opens in theaters, but doesnʹt become a hit until it plays cable the next year. The soundtrack also gives Springsteen sound-alike JOHN CAFFERTY a Top Ten song with “ON THE DARK SIDE.”

In 1983, Gerry Coetzee knocks out Michael Dokes in the tenth round to win the WBA heavyweight title in Richfield, Ohio.

In 1984, “Paper Dolls”, TV General Drama; debut on ABC. It bombed just like “Models Incorporated” did ten years later.

In 1986, “Matlock” began airing on NBC (wikipedia states beginning March 3, 1986 but it may have been a TV movie)

In 1986, “Sledge Hammer!” TV Comedy debut on ABC.

In 1986, “The Dick Cavett Show”, TV Talk Show, last aired on U.S.A. and moved to ABC that same day.

In 1987, “Hooperman”, TV Crime Drama; debut on ABC.

In 1987, “The Slap Maxwell Story”, TV comedy, debut on ABC.

In 1989, R.C., “18 and Life” by Skid Row peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Heaven” by Warrant peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “If I Could Turn Back Time” by Cher peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Puss N' Boots/These Boote (Are Made For Walkin')” by Kon Kan peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Right Back Where We Started From” by Sinitta peaked at #84 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Runnin' Down A Dream” by Tom Petty peaked at #23 on the pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Dream On” began airing on HBO

In 1990, “Heʹs 30 years old, He still lives with at home. He has a paper route. So why is this man so happy? Thatʹs the secret to…” former “Late Show with David Letterman” writer/nutbar Chris Elliotʹs sitcom “Get A Life,” premiering on the Fox network, on this night

In 1991, “Baywatch” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1992, “Mad About You”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC.

In 1994, Joe Diffie topped the charts with “Third Rock From The Sun.” In 1996, the TV series “Third Rock From the Sun” premiered on NBC. Guess where they got the title from?

In 1996, Comic actor Jim Carrey married Picket Fences actress Lauren Holly in Malibu. She later filed for divorce.

In 1997, “Batman: The Animated Series (as The New Batman Adventures)” returned to be airing new episodes on Kidsʹ WB.

In 1997, “Hiller and Diller” began airing on ABC

In 1997, “Muppets Tonight” returned to be airing new episodes on Disney Channel.

In 1999, “Stark Raving Mad” TV sitcom premiered on NBC

In 2006, “Legion of Super Heroes” began airing on Kidsʹ WB

In 2006, “Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!” began airing on Kidsʹ WB

In 2006, “Tom and Jerry Tales” began airing on Kidʹs WB

In 2008, “The Mentalist” began airing on CBS

In 2009, “Cougar Town” began airing on ABC

In 2009, “Modern Family” began airing on ABC

In 2010, “$h*! My Dad Says” began airing on CBS

In 2011, After 41 years and 8½ months, the daytime soap opera “All My Children” broadcast its final episode on ABC-TV. It has since returned on the Internet with new episodes on April 29, 2013 but has since ceased production by fall of that year.

In 2012, At the Emmy Awards, “Modern Family” received four awards, including their third as best comedy series.

In 2013, “Mom” began airing on CBS

In 2014, “NCIS: New Orleans” began airing on CBS

In 2016, “MacGyver (reboot)” began airing on CBS

In 2016, “Van Helsing” began airing on Syfy. A commercial-free preview of the pilot aired on July 31, 2016.

The Holiday Almanacs September 23, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Thu Sep the 23 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 266 of the year
Serialnumber = 44450
Julian date = 2459469 O.S.= 9 - 10 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Sukkot
Feast of St. Linus, 2nd pope (c 67-c 76), martyr.
International Priorities Week (Day 4)
National Turn Off Your TV Week (Day 4)
National Coasts Weeks (Day 12)
National Adult Day Care Center Week (Day 5)
National Farm Animals Awareness Week (Day 5)
National Farm Safety Week (Day 5)
National Laundry Workers Week (Day 5)
National Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Week (Day 5)
National Rehabilitation Week (Day 5)
National Singles Week (Day 5)
National Sports Junkie Week (Day 5)
National Tie Week (Day 5)
Safety Awareness Week (Day 5)
National Ballroom Dance Week Ends
National Banned Books Week (Day 5)
National Mind Mapping for Problem Solving Week (Day 5)
National Dog Week (Day 5)
Religious Freedom Week (Day 5)
Roller Skating Week (Day 5)
[Japan] Autumnal Equinox Day (thru 9-24)
[Puerto Rico] Battle at Grito the Lares/Grito de Lares Day (1868)
[Saudi Arabia] Unification of Kingdom Day (1932)
[USA] Constitution Week thru 9-23
[USA] Constitution Week Ends
[Wyoming] Frontier Day (1897) in Cheyenne
Checkers Day (Nixon's Dog)
Future Family Life Day (Jetsons prem 1962)
National Multiple Wives Day

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!
Autumnal Equinox Day (Japan).
Festival of Ceres begins (Roman week-long festival honoring Ceres, the corn goddess).
Festival of the Greater Eleusian Mysteries begins (Ancient Greek week-long festival honoring Demeter's - Earth-goddess-mother, goddess of the fruitful earth - departure for the Underworld, confined to married women).
First Day of the Naked Festival (Japan - two-day festival).
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
Mabon (Celtic - Wiccan Sabbat - religious festival marking the second harvest).
The first day of Fall.
[Northern Hemisphere] 1st day of fall/Autumn Begins (most years)
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