September 26 Events and Birthdays

September 26 Events and Birthdays
Today in History- September 26

Happy Birthday!
1774 Johnny Appleseed, apple tree planter
1888 T.S. Eliot, poet("The Waste Land", "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock")
1895 George Raft, actor (Scarface, Some Like It Hot, Casino Royale)
1897 Pope Paul VI, Pope 1963-1978
1898 George Gershwin, composer (Love Is Here To Stay, Porgy and Bess, Funny Face)
1914 Jack LaLanne, fitness trainer
1919 Barbara Britton, actress (One Life to Live, Secret of the Wasteland)
1925 Marty Robbins, country singer ("In The Jaihouse Now")
1926 Julie London, singer ("Cry Me a River")
1927 Patrick O'Neal, actor (Under Siege)
1933 Donna Douglas, actress (Elly May from the Beverly Hillbillies)
1947 Lynn Anderson, singer ("{I Never Promised You a} Rose Garden")
1948 Mary Beth Hurt, actress (Six Degrees of Separation)
1948 Olivia Newton-John, singer/actress (Grease, "You're the One That I Want")
1955 Carlene Carter, country singer ("Something Already Gone")
1956 Linda Hamilton, actress (Terminator, Beauty and the Beast)
1962 Melissa Sue Anderson, actress (Mary Ingalls from Little House on the Prairie)
1962 Tracey Thorn, singer from Everything But the Girl ("Before Today")
1968 James Caviezel, actor (The Count of Monte Cristo, High Crimes, The Passion of the Christ)
1981 Christina Milian, actress (Be Cool, Love Don't Cost a Thing)
1981 Serena Williams, tennis player

1820 Daniel Boone, frontiersman
1937 Bessie Smith, actress ("St. Louis Blues.")
2003 Robert Palmer, singer ("Simply Irresistable", "Addicted to Love")

1960 John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon debated for the Presidence.

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