September 11 in Pop Culture History

11September 11 in Pop Culture History

1950 – Dick Tracy debuted on ABC.

1954 – The Miss America contest was aired for the first time on television, hosted by Bob Russell. Lee Meriwether, was crowned Miss America 1955.

1959 – Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for Americans in need.

1961 – World Wildlife Fund was founded.

1962 – The Beatles recorded their first single Love Me Do.

1966 – The Rolling Stones made another appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show

1971 – #1 Hit September 11, 1971 – October 1, 1971: Donny OsmondGo Away Little Girl

1976 – #1 Hit September 11, 1976 – September 17, 1976: KC and the Sunshine Band(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty

1982 – #1 Hit September 11, 1982 – October 1, 1982: ChicagoHard to Say I’m Sorry

1993 – #1 Hit September 11, 1993 – November 5, 1993: Mariah CareyDreamlover

1995 – Sailor Moon made its debut in the US for the first time

2001 – Terrorist crashed two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. A third aicraft was crashed into the Pentagon and a fourth plane crashed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Ben Sliney, the man that ordered all commercial planes to be grounded on 9/11, did so on his first day on the job. Actor James Woods observed and reported suspicious behaviour from four passengers, with no apparent luggage, casing the plane. Six weeks later, these same passengers carried out the 9/11 attacks. The FBI received Woods’ FAA report the evening of September 11.

2004 – #1 Hit September 11, 2004 – October 29, 2004: Ciara featuring Petey PabloGoodies

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