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Message 11757 - Posted: 7 Sep 2012, 4:59:31 UTC

Born on this day in 1936 – Buddy Holly

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Message 11764 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 4:57:50 UTC

On this day in 1966, the first Star Trek series premieres on NBC.

Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller.
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Message 11767 - Posted: 8 Sep 2012, 13:58:44 UTC - in response to Message 11764.  

John,

Thank you so much for the fun history facts and the lovely music. Your posts have encouraged me to go back to updating the "This Day in History" thread more frequently!

It is great having you participate at Cosmology@Home!

Best wishes,

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Message 11775 - Posted: 9 Sep 2012, 6:47:09 UTC

On this day in 1947, the first actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

Charles Penrose – The Laughing Policeman – 1922.
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Message 11785 - Posted: 10 Sep 2012, 6:10:34 UTC

On this day in 2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history, is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ripples – Genesis, from the days when Phil Collins had hair………
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Message 11795 - Posted: 11 Sep 2012, 6:19:17 UTC

Today is Patriot Day

Born on this day in 1816 – Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (d. 1888).

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Message 11810 - Posted: 12 Sep 2012, 5:11:58 UTC

On this day in 1959 – Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color.

Tainted Love – Soft Cell.
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Message 11815 - Posted: 13 Sep 2012, 5:17:45 UTC

On this day in 1956 – IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.

Spike Jones and his City Slickers – You always hurt the one you love

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Message 11819 - Posted: 14 Sep 2012, 6:48:02 UTC

On this day in 1814 – The poem Defence of Fort McHenry is written by Francis Scott Key. The poem is later used as the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner.

America – cover of Simon & Garfunkel piece by Yes.
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Message 11822 - Posted: 15 Sep 2012, 0:37:36 UTC

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Message 11825 - Posted: 15 Sep 2012, 6:21:35 UTC

Born on this day in 1907 – Fay Wray, Canadian-born American actress (d. 2004)

Warsaw Concerto – Richard Addinsell.
This marvellous composition comes from the British Wartime Film "Dangerous Moonlight" and starred Anton Walbrook as a Polish Royal Air Force Fighter pilot, composer and pianist.
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Message 11833 - Posted: 16 Sep 2012, 6:41:18 UTC

Born on this day in 1924 – Lauren Bacall, American actress.

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Message 11836 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 4:57:04 UTC

On this day in 1976 – The first Space Shuttle, Enterprise, is unveiled by NASA.

In A Broken Dream – Python Lee Jackson.
First – the original from 1972,
Followed by the 1992 re-make.
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Message 11837 - Posted: 17 Sep 2012, 7:31:22 UTC

Apologies for unavailable video - correct link for 1992 remake should be http://youtu.be/TQ1m0SiZCy4
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Message 11847 - Posted: 18 Sep 2012, 5:06:14 UTC

On this day in 1977 – Voyager I takes first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together.

Glenn Miller – In The Mood
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Message 11857 - Posted: 19 Sep 2012, 5:25:07 UTC

On this day in 1981 – Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a free concert in New York's Central Park.

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Message 11867 - Posted: 20 Sep 2012, 5:57:31 UTC

On this day in 1893 – Charles Duryea and his brother road-test the first American-made gasoline-powered automobile.

Adagio in G Minor – Albinoni.
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Message 11870 - Posted: 21 Sep 2012, 6:02:09 UTC

On this day in 2001 – Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.

The Beatles – Across The Universe
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Message 11873 - Posted: 22 Sep 2012, 7:57:41 UTC
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On this day in 1994 – The television sitcom Friends, about six young adults living in New York City, debuts on NBC.

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Message 11877 - Posted: 23 Sep 2012, 5:21:21 UTC

Born on this day in 1920 – Mickey Rooney

Samba Pa Ti – Santana.
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