175: Agatha Christie

September 15, 2015

Author Agatha Christie was born on this date in 1890. Here are a few facts you may not have known about her. Christie was born in Torquay, England, to a British mother and American father. …

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173: “Louie Louie”

September 11, 2015

Today would have been the 72nd birthday of Jack Ely, the lead singer of The Kingsmen, who are best known for their version of “Louie Louie.” Here are a few facts about Ely, The Kingsmen …

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172: Arnold Palmer

September 10, 2015

Today is the 86th birthday of golf legend Arnold Palmer. Here are a few facts about the man known as “The King.” He was born on Sept. 10, 1929 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, a suburb of …

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171: Colonel Sanders

September 9, 2015

Today is the birthday of fried chicken magnate Colonel Harland Sanders. Here are a few things you may not have known about him. Sanders was born in 1890 in Henryville, Indiana, just north of Louisville, …

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170: Sid Caesar

September 8, 2015

Today is the birthday of American television comedy pioneer Sid Caesar. Here are a few things you may not have known about him. Caesar was born Isaac Sidney Caesar on September 8, 1922 in Yonkers, …

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169: Labor Day

September 7, 2015

Today is Labor Day in the United States and Canada. Here’s a few facts about the end-of-summer holiday. The holiday was promoted by labor unions to celebrate the importance of workers in the United States. …

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168: Ford Introduces Edsel

September 4, 2015

On this date in 1957, the Ford Motor Company introduced its Edsel division. Here are a few facts about one of the biggest marketing disasters in automotive history. In 1955, Ford began developing a new …

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