Today is Wednesday, September 19th. There are 96 days until Christmas.

In this date in 1876, Melville Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.

In 1958, Elvis Presley left the U.S. for Germany to serve in the Army.

In 1994, the medical drama "ER" premiered on NBC.

Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day, and Butterscotch Pudding Day.

Happy Birthday to Model and actress Twiggy is 69.

Musician and producer Nile Rodgers is 66. He was a member of the group Chic and has produced hits for artists such as Madonna, Sister Sledge and others.

Country singer Trisha Yearwood is 54.

Actor and comedian Jimmy Fallon is 44.