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On This Day

September 4

Wildlife Day

Newspaper Carrier

1781 Los Angeles is founded

1800 La Valletta & The French surrender Malta to the British troops

1952 Gladys Knight & the Pips become a band.

1959 The song Mack the Knife is banned from radio stations.

1972 At the 72 Olympics in Germany swimmer Mark Spitz wins 7 medals Olympics

1976 The song Beth is released by Kiss

1987 Randy Savage becomes WWF King of Ring pinning Hacksaw Jim Duggan

1996 MTV Music awards are held at Radio City Music Hall, Tonight Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins wins video of the year

1997 MTV Music Video Awards are held at Radio City Music Hall Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai wins video of the year

2001 Opening day at Tokyo DisneySea

2002 Kelly Clarkson wins the first American Idol.

2005 Walk The Line premiers at the Telluride Film Festival starring Reese Witherspoon

2008 The Michael Jackson funeral is held

Happy Birthday

1917 Henry Ford II

1942 Jerry Jarrett former wrestler co founded TNA

1942 Bubba Knight formed Gladys Knight and the Pips

1958 Drew Pinsky radio & television personality

1960 Damon Wayans actor SNL, Colors, Earth Girls are Easy, In Linking Color, Blankman

1968 Mike Piazza MLB catcher

1971 Anita Yuen model Miss Hong Kong

1974 Carmit Bachar model, actress, in the band The Pussycat Dolls

1981 Beyonce singer actress

1982 Whitney Cummings actress comedian

1986 Xavier Woods WWE Pro Wrestler 8 x Tag Team Champ

1990 Stefania Fernandez model Miss Universe 2009

We Remember

2014 Joan Rivers

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