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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