November 6 in Pop Culture History

06November 6 in Pop Culture History

1572 – A supernova was observed in constellation known as Cassiopeia. Queen Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus, King of Aethiopia and mother of Princess Andromeda in Greek mythology.

1789 – Pope Pius VI appointed Father John Carroll as the first Catholic bishop in the United States. He is also known as the founder of Georgetown University.

1860 – Abraham Lincoln (R-Ill) elected 16th American President. His election prompted seven southern slave states to form the Confederacy before he took the office.

1861 – Jefferson Davis was elected to 6 year term as Confederate president. After the war was over, Davis was captured and he was accused of treason but was not tried and was released after two years.

1862 – The direct telegraphic link between New York and San Francisco was established.

1869 – First intercollegiate football (soccer) game (Rutgers 6, Princeton 4). There were two games that season, and each team won one game. At that time, American Football was closer to the game of rugby.

1947 – Meet the Press was first televised as a local program in Washington DC. Meet the Press began on radio in 1945 as American Mercury Presents: Meet the Press.

1954 – #1 Hit November 6, 1954 – November 12, 1954: Rosemary ClooneyThis Ole House

1961 – #1 Hit November 6, 1961 – December 10, 1961: Jimmy DeanBig Bad John

1962 – The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution condemning South Africa’s apartheid policies and called for all UN member states to cease military and economic relations with the nation.

1965 – #1 Hit November 6, 1965 – November 19, 1965: The Rolling StonesGet Off of My Cloud

1965 – Cuba and the United States formally agreed to begin an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States.

1971 – #1 Hit November 6, 1971 – November 19, 1971: CherGypsys, Tramps & Thieves

1975 – First appearance of the Sex Pistols in the UK.

1976 – #1 Hit November 6, 1976 – November 12, 1976: Steve Miller BandRock’n Me

1982 – #1 Hit November 6, 1982 – November 26, 1982: Joe Cocker and Jennifer WarnesUp Where We Belong

1983 – Will Byers disappeared.

1990 – Arsenio Hall earned his star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Joanne Woodward, Olive Borden, Ronald Colman, Louise Fazenda, Preston Foster, Burt Lancaster, Edward Sedgwick, and Ernest Torrence were the first to get stars, in 1956.

1993 – #1 Hit November 6, 1993 – December 10, 1993: Meat LoafI’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)

2001 – 24 premiered on FOX – Starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) agent Jack Bauer.

2005 – Jersey Boys (Broadway Musical) Opened on November 6, 2005 and Closed: January 15, 2017

2012 – US territory Puerto Rico voted to become a US State.

2012 – Tammy Baldwin (D) became the first openly gay politician to be elected to the United States Senate.

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