On This Day September 10th
On This Day in history:
1847- The first theater opens in Hawaii.
1913- The Lincoln Highway opens. It is the first paved coast-to-coast highway in the U.S.
1935- "Popeye" is heard on NBC radio for the first time.
1950- Joe DiMaggio becomes the first to hit three home runs in a game at Griffith Stadium.
1961- Mickey Mantle ties a Major League Baseball record for home runs when he hits his 400th career hr.
1963- Twenty black students enter public schools in Alabama at the end of a standoff between federal authorities and Alabama governor George C. Wallace.
1966- "The Last Train to Clarksville" is released by the Monkees.
1980- "Uptown" is released by Prince.
1990- Will Smith makes his debut on the TV show, "Fresh Prince of Bel Air"
1990- The Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, NV, opens.
1993- "The X-Files" premieres on FOX.
1996- Wal-Mart bans Sheryl Crow's second album because of the song, "Love is A Good Thing."
1998- U.S. President Bill Clinton meets with members of his Cabinet to apologize and ask forgiveness in the wake of the public scandal involving Monica Lewinsky.
1974- Ryan Phillipe (39)
1968- Guy Ritchie (45)
1950- Joe Perry (63)
1949- Bill O'Reilly (64)