September 11 in History

September 11 in History

September 11th is…
Hot Cross Bun Day
National Make Your Bed Day
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

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 in 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

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

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

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

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

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

2001 – Terrorists crashed two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. A third aircraft 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 behavior from four passengers casing the plane with no apparent luggage. Six weeks later, these same passengers carried out the 9/11 attacks. The FBI received Woods’ FAA report the evening of September 11.

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

#1 Hit September 11 – September 17: Butter – BTS

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