March 09

March 9 in Pop Culture History

March 9th is…
Amerigo Vespucci Day
Bang-Clang Day
Barbie Day
Crabmeat Day
False Teeth Day
Overcome it Day
Joe Franklin Day
Meatball Day
Panic Day

1611 – Johannes Fabricius, a Dutch astronomer, discovered sunspots.

1822 – Charles M. Graham of NY was issued the first US Patent (#X03472) for artificial teeth.

1841 – The US Supreme Court ruled that the African slaves who seized control of the Amistad slave ship had been illegally forced into slavery and thus were free under American law.

1858 – Albert Potts of Philadelphia patented the first US Patent (#19,578) for a street postal mailbox.

1957 (Earthquake) Andreanof Islands, Alaska

1959 – #1 Hit March 9, 1959 – April 12, 1959: Frankie Avalon – Venus

1959 – Barbie debuted. Barbie’s appearance was modeled on a doll named Lilli, based on a racy German comic strip character.

1984 – The Corn Children  Splash They were published in Theaters

1985 – #1 Hit March 9, 1985 – March 29, 1985: REO Speedwagon – Can’t Fight This Feeling

1985 – The Tyler Civitan Club was the first to partake in the Adopt-a-Highway Sign Program, erected on Texas’s Highway 69.

1989 – A Geomagnetic Storm affected Quebec’s electrical transmission system.

1990 – Joe Versus The Volcano  House Party They were published in theaters.

1991 – #1 Hit March 9, 1991 – March 22, 1991: Mariah Carey – One day

1997 – Christopher Wallace, AKA Biggie Smalls, AKA the Notorious B.I.G., was shot to death at a stoplight in Los Angeles. Suge Knight, the rapper, has been accused of being the victim. Suge is also suspected of killing Terry Carter and running him over. in January 2015.

2002 – #1 Hit March 9, 2002 – April 19, 2002: Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule – Ain’t It Funny

2007 – 300 debuted in theaters.

2009 – Castle Premiered by ABC

#1 Hit – March 9, 2019 – March 15, 2019: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – Shallow

2256 – (fictional) Construction was finished on space station Babylon 5The TV Show.