On This Day September 17
‘Bewitched’ aired for the first time in 1964… while M*A*S*H premiered in 1972.
Billy Joel started recording Piano Man on this day in 1973.
Pink Floyd earned their third gold record for the album ‘Wish You Were Here’ in 1975.
Vanessa Williams became the first African-American to win the Miss America title in 1983 but was forced to give up her crown ten months later when nude photos of her surfaced in Penthouse magazine.
And in 2000, British TV host Paula Yates died of a drug overdose. She and Michael Hutchence had a child together.
Pop singer Anastacia turns 47 (1968)
And film director Baz Luhrmann is 53 (1962)