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September 16 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- September 16

US Constitution Day!

Happy Birthday!
1875 James C. Penney, founder of J C Penneys
1914 Allen Funt, TV producer/host (Candid Camera)
1924 Lauren Bacall, actress (Key Largo, How to Marry a Millionaire)
1925 B.B. King, blues singer (The Thrill is Gone)
1927 Peter Falk, actor (Columbo, The Princess Bride)
1927 Jack Kelly, actor (Maverick, Gunsmoke)
1930 Anne Francis, actress (Funny Girl)
1944 Linda Henning, actress (Petticoat Junction)
1949 Ed Begley Jr., actor (St. Elsewhere, The Accidental Tourist)
1950 Susan Ruttan, actress (Roxanne from L.A. Law)
1955 Robin Yount, baseball player
1956 Mickey Rourke, actor (Body Heat, Diner, Nine 1/2 Weeks, Sin City)
1956 David Copperfield, magician
1958 Orel Hershiser, baseball player
1958 Jennifer Tilly, actress (Liar,Liar , Stuart Little, Seed of Chucky) Some say 1961.
1963 Richard Marx, singer (Right Here Waiting)
1964 Molly Shannon, actress (Saturday Night Live, Serendipity)
1969 Marc Anthony, singer/ actor (Hackers, You Sang To Me)
1971 Amy Poehler, actress (Saturday Night Live, Envy, Mean Girls)

1736 Gabriel Fahrenheit, physicist (developed Fahrenheit scale)

1620 Mayflower leaves port.
1810 Mexican War of Independence begins.

History Lesson:

Allen Funt was on a plane that was being hijacked, but the passagers thought it was a Candid Camera joke. No one was hurt.

Peter Falk lost his eye at 3 from cancer.

Jennifer Tilly is a poker player that has been winning big.

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