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Celebrity Birthdays for September 13 – Fiona Apple and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Fiona Apple
Age: 35
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Hits like 'Shadowboxer' and 'Criminal' in the late 1990s before she unfortunately faded from view just a few years later

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This Day in History for September 13 – Oslo Accords Signed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1814 – Francis Scott Key pens a poem which is later set to music and in 1931 becomes America's national anthem, 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (More info)

1898 – Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film (More info)

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This Day in History for September 9 – California Gains Statehood and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1776 – The Second Continental Congress changes the name of the nation from the United Colonies to the United States of America (More info)

1850 – California is admitted as the 31st US state, bypassing the usual waiting period of being a territory first (More info)

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Ben Pruchnie, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for September 9 – Hugh Grant, Tom Wopat and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Hugh Grant
Age: 52
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Movies such as 'Four Weddings and a Funeral,' 'Notting Hill,' and 'Bridget Jones's Diary,' a long relationship with model Elizabeth Hurley, and a bout of temporary insanity when he hooked up with a street prostitute in 1995

Tom Wopat
Age: 61
Occupation: Actor and Singer
Known For: Playing Luke Duke in the long-running television series 'The Dukes of Hazzard,' Tony-nominated Broadway work, and recording eight albums

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This Day in History for September 7 – ESPN Debuts and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1979 – The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, better known as ESPN, makes its debut (More info)

1813 – The United States federal government gets its nickname, Uncle Sam (More info)

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for September 7 – Gloria Gaynor, Chrissie Hynde and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Gloria Gaynor
Age: 63
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Hits such as ‘Never Can Say Goodbye,’ ‘I Am What I Am,’ and the perennial favorite of drag queens the world over, ‘I Will Survive’

Chrissie Hynde
Age: 61
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Her trailblazing work as lead vocalist for the rock group The Pretenders, songs such as ‘Brass in Pocket,’ ‘My City Was Gone,’ and ‘Middle of the Road,’ and having children with Ray Davies of the Kinks and Jim Kerr of Simple Minds

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
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This Day in History for September 6 – Cal Ripken Breaks Record and More

 

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1522 – The Victoria, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition, returns to Spain, thus becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the globe (More info)

1901 – Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for September 6 – Roger Waters, Macy Gray and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Roger Waters
Age: 69
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Co-founding the legendary band Pink Floyd, selling 200 million albums worldwide, and songs such as ‘Wish You Were Here,’ ‘Comfortably Numb,’ ‘Another Brick in the Wall (Part II),’ and ‘Money’

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Category: Music News, News, Sports
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Patrick Smith, Getty Images
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Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty On 45 Counts of Child Sex Abuse

Former Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty of 45 child sex abuse charges on Friday, the jury reaching a verdict after a two-week trial.

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Elton John Tops Today’s Headlines – 5/24

To save you a bit of time, I have gathered a handful of links (in no particular order) to various stories that you will hopefully find interesting. I realize that not all of these stories are from "today", but they are worthy of your time nonetheless.

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