Saturday, September 25, 2010

Learn Somthing: Aug 19

Now that you have picked your big day, the date you will forever remember and expect gifts upon it is time to learn what other great things (and a few not so great) have happened on August 19 throughout history!

1848- The New York Herold reported the finding of GOLD in California

1883- CoCo Chanel was born

1909-First race held at on the Indianapolis track. It was the first brick track ever, with 3.2 million bricks layed down.

1917- Two managers, John McGraw and Christy Matthewson were arrested for breaking New York cities Blue Laws. There crime: having their teams play in a game on a Sunday.

1919-Afghanistan gained Independence from Britain

1934- Hitler took over all executive power in Germany

1960- Two dogs were launched into space by the Soviet Union.

1964- The First Beatles American Tour started.

1966- LeeAnn Wolmak was born

1967- All You Need Is Love, was the number one song in the country.

1969-Matthew Perry was born

1981- The final episode of Charlies Angles aired.

1986- Madonna's Papa Don't Preach was on top the billboard charts!

1993-Cheers Ended its 11 year run on NBC

1996- The Macarena was the number one song in the country.

2002- the number one song in the country was Dilemma by NELLY!!!

2004- Google began being traded on the stock market

2008- Lady GaGas album "the Fame" was released.

2009-The Number ONE song in the country was "I Gotta Feeling!"
one of my all time favorite clips ever!!!!

1 comment:

  1. Coolest video I have ever seen!!!!! I wish we knew that dance and were in the awesome would that be???? Also...I am proud to have my wedding day on the first day the American Beatles tour started! :D