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On This Day

September 16

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

1908 GM The General Motors Corporation is born in Flint, Michigan

1916 In Ontario it’s Prohibition no liquor can be sold

1975 Papua New Guinea became independent from Australia

1977 Talking Heads Release their debut album 77

1988 The Opening Ceremonies for the 24th Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea

1994 The film The Glass Shield open at Toronto International Film Festival starring ICE-CUBE, Erich Anderson, & Michael Boatman, Directed by Charles Burnett

2007 At WWE Unforgiven '07 Batista wins World Heavyweight Title in a Triple Treat match vs Rey Mysterio, The Great Khali

Happy Birthday

1925 B.B. King musician

1944 Winston Grennan musician played drums for Toots and the Maytals

1952 Mickey Rourke actor

1956 David Copperfield magician

1958 Jennifer Tilly actress Bride of Chucky, Bound

1976 Tina Barrett actress

1979 Flo Rida Rapper

1981 Alexis Bledel actress in The Handmaid's Tale, & Gilmore Girls.

1991 Alexandra Paul Figure Skater



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