Today is September 27. There are 88 days until Christmas.

On this date in 1919, the Democratic National Committee voted to admit women.

In 1954, "The Tonight Show" debuted on NBC with comedian Steve Allen as host.

In 2007, U2's Bono received the Liberty Medal in to honor his work to help Africa.

In 2011, Melissa Etheridge got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Today is Chocolate Milk Day, Corned Beef Hash Day, and Crush a Can Day.

Happy Birthday to Actor Wilford Brimley, from Cocoon, and commercial spokesman for Quaker Oats and Liberty Medical diabetes testing kits is 84.

Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 46.

Actress Anna Camp, from Pitch Perfect and The Mindy Project, is 36.

Singer Avril Lavigne is 34.

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