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Calendar for September 30th, 2013

1860s

  • Born 1861: William Wrigley, Jr. (manufacturer)

  • 1910s

  • Born 1915: Lester Maddox (politician)

  • Born 1917: Buddy Rich (drummer & bandleader)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1921: Deborah Kerr (actress)

  • Born 1924: Truman Capote (author)

  • Born 1928: Elie Wiesel (author)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1931: Angie Dickinson (actress)

  • Born 1935: Z. Z. Hill (blues musician)

  • Born 1935: Johnny Mathis (singer)

  • 1935: Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin opened at the Colonial Theater in Boston, Massachusetts

  • 1940s

  • Born 1943: Marilyn McCoo (singer)

  • Died 1948: Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (U.S. First Lady)

  • 1950s

  • Died 1955: James Dean (actor)

  • Born 1957: Fran Drescher (actress)

  • 1960s

  • 1960: The Flintstones made its television debut

  • Born 1961: Eric Stoltz (actor)

  • Born 1968: Monica Belluci (actress)

  • 1970s

  • Born 1971: Jenna Elfman (actress)

  • 1980s

  • Born 1980: Martina Hingis (tennis player)

  • Born 1981: Dominique Moceanu (gymnast)

  • 1982: Cheers, the place where everyone knows your name, debuted on television

  • Born 1982: Kieran Culkin (actor)

  • Born 1982: Lacey Chabert (actress)

  • 1988: John Lennon was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

  • 1990s

  • Died 1994: Lina Basquette (actress)

  • 2000s

  • 2008: More than 160 people were killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in India


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