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What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (9/23/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1930 - Birthday - Ray Charles [Robinson], Albany Ga, singer/pianist (Georgia), (Georgia on My Mind, Mess Around) (d. 2004)

•1938 - Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World's Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman's hat, man's pipe & 1,100' of microfilm)

•1957 - "That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1

 

•1961 - 1st movie to become a TV series-How to Marry a Millionaire

•1962 - ABC's 1st color TV series-Jetsons

•1968 - WKAS TV channel 25 in Ashland, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKGB TV channel 53 in Bowling Green, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKLE TV channel 46 in Lexington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKMA TV channel 35 in Madisonville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKMR TV channel 38 in Morehead, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKON TV channel 52 in Owenton, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKSO TV channel 29 in Somerset, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - WKZT TV channel 23 in Elizabethtown, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

•1979 - Jane Fonda & 200,000 attend anti-nuke rally in Battery Park, NYC

•1985 - Jared High, American victim of bullying (d. 1998)

•1996 - Actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) weds "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) in Malibu

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