DYR Today, September 12

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“Born Today”

  • Alfie Allen (29)
  • Emmy Rossum (29)
  • Kroy Biermann (30)
  • Jennifer Hudson (34)
  • Yao Ming (35)
  • Benjamin McKenzie (37)
  • Ruben Studdard (37)
  • Elisabetta Canalis (37)
  • 2 Chainz (38)
  • Bizzy Bone (39)
  • Jennifer Nettles (41)
  • Josh Hopkins (45)
  • James Frey (46)
  • Paul F. Tompkins (47)
  • Louis C.K. (48)
  • Ben Folds (49)
  • Amy Yasbeck (53)
  • Hans Zimmer (58)
  • Rachel Ward (58)
  • Joe Pantoliano (64)
  • Linda Gray (75)
  • Sir Ian Holm (84)

“Died Today”

  • Anthony Perkins (Born: April 4, 1932 / Died: September 12, 1992)
  • Ruth Wilson (Born: August 2, 1905 / Died September 12, 1992)
  • Johnny Cash (Born: February 26,1932 / Died: September 12, 2003)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1953 – Luigi Vena sang “Ave Maria” at Senator John F. Kennedy’s wedding
  • 1954 – Frank Sinatra’s “Three Coins in the Fountain” was #1
  • 1960 – Elvis Presley’s “It’s Now or Never” remained at #1
  • 1963 – The Beatles’ “She Loves You” reached #1
  • 1964 – The Animals were #1 for the second week with “House of the Rising Sun”
  • 1966 – The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” received a certified Gold
  • 1970 – Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Cosmo’s Factory was the #1 album in the U.K.
  • 1970 – Ronnie Milsap’s “Loving You is a Natural Thing” debuted on the charts
  • 1970 – Smokey Robinson and The Miracles were #1 in the U.K. with “Tears of a Clown”
  • 1970 – #1 on Easy Listening was Anne Murray’s “Snowbird”
  • 1970 – The Woody Guthrie Memorial Concert took place in L.A. with performances by Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Arlo Guthrie
  • 1975 – Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here released in the U.K.
  • 1977 – B.T. Express performed for President Jimmy Carter at the White House
  • 1977 – Paul and Linda McCartneys’ son, James Louis, was born in London
  • 1981 – Diana Ross and Lionel Richie’s “Endless Love” was #1 for the fourth week on the R&B chart
  • 1981 – Journey’s Escape was #1 on the album chart
  • 1987 – Michael Jackson’s Bad World Tour began in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1989 – Aerosmith released their album Pump
  • 1989 – Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville released a cover of “Don’t Know Much”
  • 1990 – Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie announced they were leaving the band
  • 1992 – Peter Cetera’s “Restless Heart” was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart
  • 1992 – Boyz II Men were #1 for the fourth week with “End of the Road”
  • 1995 – Michael Hutchence of INXS plead guilty to punching a photographer
  • 1998 – The Grand Ole Opry hosted Vince Gill for the 100th time
  • 1999 – The Vengaboys were #1 in the U.K. with “We’re Going to Ibiza!”

“TV/Radio”

  • 1959 – Bonanza aired on NBC
  • 1966 – The first episode of The Monkees aired on NBC
  • 1966 – The Roger Miller Show premiered on ABC
  • 1970 – The cartoon Josie and the Pussycats aired

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1953 – John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1956 – Black students entered the elementary school in Clay, Kentucky under the protection of the National Guard. The students were barred from the school five days later
  • 1992 – Astronaut Mae Jemison was the first black woman to enter space

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