Today is Saturday, September 30th, the 273rd day of the year . There are 92
days remaining until the end of the year and 86 days remaining until Christmas.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Classical Music Month,
Hispanic Heritage Month, National Courtesy Month, Chicken
Month, Baby Safety Month, Little League Month, Honey Month,
Suicide Prevention Month, Self Improvement Month, National
Piano Month, National Mud Pack Day
Cissy Houston, 90, singer (Whitney’s mom)
Johnny Mathis, 88, singer
Marilyn McCoo, 80, singer
Sylvia Peterson, 77, singer (Chiffons-He’s So Fine)
Patrice Rushen, 69, singer/pianist
T-Pain, 39, rapper/singer
Keisha Buchanan, 39, singer
Frankie Lymon, 81, singer (d. 1968)
George Kirby, 1995, comedian/impressionist (b. 1924)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1864 – 13 Black soldiers given U.S. Medal of Honor.
1935 – Gershwin’s “Porgy & Bess” premieres in Boston.
1960 – Flintstones premieres (1st prime time animation show).
1962 – Pres. Kennedy routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi, James Meredith
registers for classes at University of Mississippi
1968 – Supremes release “Love Child”.
1973 – Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions.
1980 – A’s Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100.
1988 – Robin Givens & Mike Tyson appear on Barbara Walter’s Show.
1993 – General Colin Powell retires at 56.
As a Libra born on September 30th, you are perhaps most well-known for your diplomacy and imagination. Among your friends, you often find yourself playing the role of peace keeper. You detest conflict and often know exactly what to do to restore order. In all aspects of life, you apply imagination and creativity, which is a fact that your friends and family greatly enjoy.