DYR Today, September 18

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“Born Today”

  • Patrick Schwarzenegger (22)
  • Jinkx Monsoon (28)
  • Angela Simmons (28)
  • Keeley Hazell (29)
  • Danielle Jonas (29)
  • Alison Lohman (36)
  • Barrett Foa (38)
  • Sara Haines (38)
  • Jason Sudeikis (40)
  • Xzibit (41)
  • Towanda Braxton (42)
  • James Marsden (42)
  • Lance Armstrong (44)
  • Jada Pinkett Smith (44)
  • Aisha Tyler (45)
  • Tara Fitzgerald (48)
  • Ricky Bell (48)
  • Holly Robinson Peete (51)
  • Lori and George Schappell (54)
  • Jeana Keough (60)
  • Ben Carson (64)
  • Anna Deavere Smith (65)
  • Satan’s Angel (71)
  • Frankie Avalon (75)
  • Fred Willard (76)
  • Robert Blake (82)
  • June Foray (98)
  • James Gandolfini (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Jimi Hendrix (Born: November 27, 1942 / September 18, 1970)
  • Pamela Brown (Born: July 8, 1917 / Died: September 18, 1975)
  • Steve Sabol (Born: October 2, 1942 / September 18, 2012)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1964 – The Beatles performed in Texas
  • 1965 – James Brown’s “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Part 1)” was the #1 song on the R&B chart

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  • 1965 – “You Were On My Mind” by We Five remained at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart
  • 1965 – The Beatles’ “Help!” was the #1 song for the 3rd week
  • 1966 – The Doors and The Seeds performed in Hollywood
  • 1967 – The Beach Boy released Smiley Smile
  • 1967 – The Doors released “People Are Strange”
  • 1971 – Pink Floyd performed at the Classic Music Festival in Switzerland. They were the first rock band to do so.
  • 1971 – The Who’s Who’s Next was the #1 album in the U.K.
  • 1971 – “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by Joan Baez spent its 3rd week as the #1 song on the Easy Listening chart
  • 1971 – Carole King’s Tapestry remained the #1 album for the 14th week
  • 1976 – Olivia Newton-John’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” was the #1 song on the Easy Listening chart
  • 1976 – On the R&B chart, K.C. and the Sunshine Band had the #1 with “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty”
  • 1976 – The Spinners’ “Rubberband Man” went from #84 to #62
  • 1976 – Wild Cherry’s “Play That Funky Music” was the #1 song
  • 1979 – The Eagles released “Heartache Tonight”
  • 1980 – Johnny Lee’s “Lookin’ For Love” was the #1 song on the Country chart. The song was feature in Urban Cowboy
  • 1982 – Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” was the #1 song in the U.K.
  • 1989 – Bob Dylan released Oh Mercy
  • 1993 – Meatloaf’s Bat Out of Hell II was the #1 album in the U.K.
  • 1993 – The #1 song on the R&B chart was “Right Here/Human Nature” by SWV
  • 1993 – Garth Brooks’s In Pieces was the #1 album
  • 1997 – The Rolling Stones performed in Chicago

“TV/Radio”

  • 1957 – CBS premiered The Big Record
  • 1957 – Wagon Train premiered on NBC
  • 1960 – The Tab Hunter Show aired on NBC
  • 1963 – ABC premiered The Patty Duke Show
  • 1964 – The Addams Family premiered on ABC
  • 1965 – I Dream of Jeannie premiered as well as Get Smart
  • 1971 – Getting Together aired on ABC starring Bobby Sherman  
  • 1983 – MTV featured a special with KISS, where the band gave their first performance without their signature makeup

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1995 – STS-69 Space Shuttle Endeavor landed at the Kennedy Space Center

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