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On This Day September 12th

On This Day in history:

1866- The first American burlesque show, "The Black Crook", opened in New York City.

1922- The Episcopal Church removed the word "obey" from the bride's section of wedding vows.

1948- Elvis Presley moved to Memphis, TN with his parents at age 13.

1953- U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.

1954- "Lassie" made its television debut on CBS.

1963- The last episode of "Leave it to Beaver" aired.

1966- The Beatles received a gold record for "Yellow Submarine."

1970- "Josie and the Pussycats," the cartoon, debuted on CBS.

1983- Arnold Schwarzenegger became a U.S. citizen.

1984- Michael Jordan signed a seven year contract to play basketball for the Chicago Bulls.

1998- Vince Gill made his 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

2002- The house that Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) lived in as a child sold on eBay for $210,000.  The house was valued at $52,660 in 2000.

 
 
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