Jim Croce, Bill Cosby, and Pepperoni – September 20
Today is Thursday, September 20th. There are 92 days until Christmas.
On this date in 1973, singer-songwriter Jim Croce died in a plane crash in Louisiana en route to a show in Sherman, Texas. He was only 30.
In 1984, "The Cosby Show" debuted on NBC. The show, starring Bill Cosby, went on to win several Emmy Awards during its eight-year run.
In 1975, Bruce Springsteen released the single "Born To Run."
Today is Pepperoni Pizza Day, Punch Day, and String Cheese Day.
Happy Birthday to Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren. Her credits include the movies "Grumpier Old Men," and "Nine." She is 84.
Emmy Award-winning actress Kristen Johnston is 51. She was Sally on "Third Rock From The Sun." Her other credits include two Austin Powers movies.
American Idol Season 11 winner, Phillip Phillips is 28.