September 10 in Pop Culture History

10September 10 in Pop Culture History

1608 – James Smith was elected President of Jamestown colony (in Virginia)

1913 – The Lincoln Highway opened as the first coast-to-coast paved U.S. Highway.

1919 – Florida Keys Hurricane

1945 – Mike the Headless chicken survived his pre-meal beheading, living another year and a half without a head. (True story!)

1955 – Gunsmoke debuted on CBS-TV and ran until 1975. The radio version played from 1952 to 1961.

1965 – The first National Geographic Special, the 1963 US expedition to Mount Everest, aired on CBS.

1966 – #1 Hit September 10, 1966 – September 23, 1966: The SupremesYou Can’t Hurry Love

1967 – The Who destroyed their instruments during a performance on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

1983 – #1 Hit September 10, 1983 – September 23, 1983: Michael SembelloManiac

1988 – #1 Hit September 10, 1988 – September 23, 1988: Guns N’ RosesSweet Child O’ Mine

1990 – The Fresh Prince of Bel Air premiered on NBC

1990 – New York’s Ellis Island reopened as a museum.

2009 – The Vampire Diaries premiered on The CW

2011 – #1 Hit September 10, 2011 – September 16, 2011: Maroon 5 featuring Christina AguileraMoves Like Jagger

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