September 16 in Pop Culture History

16September 16 in Pop Culture History
1620 – The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims.
1630 – The Massachusetts village of Shawmut changed its name to Boston.
1908 – William C. Durant. founded General Motors.
1953 – 20th Century-Fox released The Robe, using its new wide-screen stereophonic film process.
1964 – Shindig (a pop music show) premiered on ABC.
1972 – #1 Hit September 16, 1972 – September 22, 1972: Three Dog NightBlack and White
1972 – The Bob Newhart Show debuted on CBS
1974 – President Ford announced conditional amnesty for Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders.

1977 – Marc Bolan (of T. Rex fame) died in an auto crash
1984 – E/R premiered on CBS
1989 – #1 Hit September 16, 1989 – September 22, 1989: Gloria EstefanDon’t Wanna Lose You
1992 – FCC voted to allow competition for local phone service.
1996- The jackpot wedge appeared for the first time on Wheel Of Fortune
2000 – #1 Hit September 16, 2000 – October 13, 2000: MadonnaMusic

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