September 24 in Pop Culture History

24September 24 in Pop Culture History

1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed.

1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk.

1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan.

1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted by Steve Allan.

1957 – MLB’s Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.

1964 – The Munsters premiered on CBS.

1966 – #1 Hit September 24, 1966 – October 14, 1966: The AssociationCherish

1968 – 60 Minutes debuted on CBS.

1976 – Oh! Calcutta! (Broadway Review) Opened on September 24, 1976 and Closed: August 6, 1989 (revival)

1977 – The Love Boat premiered on ABC

1983 – #1 Hit September 24, 1983 – September 30, 1983: Billy JoelTell Her About It

1988 – #1 Hit September 24, 1988 – October 7, 1988: Bobby McFerrinDon’t Worry, Be Happy

1991 – Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Blood Sugar Sex Magik & Nirvana’s Nevermind were released on the same date – September 24, 1991

1992 – The Sci-Fi Channel (now SyFy) debuted with Star Wars

2007 – The Big Bang Theory premiered on CBS

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