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September 20

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2000  Terrorists launch a small missile at Britain's MI6 intelligence headquarters in London.
 
198412 people die when the US Embassy in Beirut is attacked by a suicide bomber.
 
1984The Cosby Show, starring comedian Bill Cosby, premieres on NBC-TV.
 
1977Dijbouti and Vietnam are admitted to the United Nations.
 
1973Singer/guitarist Jim Croce dies in a plane crash in Natchitoches, LA.
 
1973Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in three straight matches during a Battle of the Sexes televised tennis event in Houston.


1968
The Beatles: White Album (Capitol Records)
The Beatles finish the recording of Piggies, a song that will ultimately appear on the White Album, at Abbey Road Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)

 
1966Guyana is admitted to the United Nations.
 
1960Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivore, Cyprus, Gabon, Madagascar, Niger, Somalia, Togo, and Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) are admitted to the United Nations.
 
1881US president Chester A. Arthur takes the oath of office, succeeding James A. Garfield, who died of a gunshot wound.
 
1519Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Spain to search for a western passage to Indonesia.
 

Born today:

1967  Kristen Johnston - actress (3rd Rock from the Sun)

1964  Crispin Glover - actor

1951  Matt Blair - football player

1947  John Panozzo - drummer (Styx)

1947  Chuck Panozzo - bassist (Styx)

1934  Sophia Loren - actress (Oscar® winner, 1961)

1929  Anne Meara - comedienne, actress

1920  Jay Ward - TV animation producer (Rocky & Bullwinkle, Dudley Do-Right, George of the Jungle)

1917  Red Auerbach - basketball coach

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Virgo (The Virgin)   Virgo    

(The Virgin)

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