Have You Heard – September 18, 2015

Have You Heard, today (9/18) marks 45 years since Jimi Hendrix died.
Hendrix was, perhaps, the greatest guitarist of the rock and roll era.
He was 27 when he died in London of asphyxia while intoxicated with barbiturates.

A fellow by the name of Daniel David Palmer performed the first-known chiropractic adjustment 120 years ago today in Davenport, Iowa.
Palmer is generally known as the “founder of chiropractic.”

The United States Air Force was founded 68 years ago today.

The CBS Radio Network went on the air 88 years ago today.

Today is “POW/MIA Remembrance Day.”

“Get Smart” premiered 50 years ago today on NBC, where it ran for four seasons. CBS aired the show in its final season (1969-1970).
Mel Brooks and Buck Henry created the wacky secret agent program that starred Don Adams, Barbara Feldon and Edward Platt.

Singer Frankie Avalon is 75 today.
And somewhat rare in the entertainment business, he’s been married to his only wife…for 52 years!

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is 64 today.

Former state senator and South Carolina Lt. Governor Yancey McGill (D-Kingstree) is 63.

Today is also Cheeseburger Day, Ceiling Fan Day and Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day!

You can see “Have You Heard” each weeknight after weather on News13 at 11:00.

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