Homemade Cookie Day – Bake some cookies with the kids and grand kids!
Today is also…
- International Coffee Day – Enjoy a cup of coffee for your friends around the world.
- International Music Day – Explore music from around the world today!
- Hair Day – Treat yourself to a hair mask or get a blowout today!
- Black Dog Day – Do you have a black and beautiful dog?
Birthdays! Sundays, October 1st:
- Brie Larson, 34 – Captain Marvel!
- Zach Galifianakis, 54 – He’s Alan from The Hangover
- Mark McGwire, 60 – “Big Mac” former first baseman. His infamous steroids scandal tarnished his MLB legacy.
- Julie Andrews, 88 – Iconic actress from Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, The Princess Diaries
- Jimmy Carter, 99 – The 39th President of the United States
- Tom Bosley (1927 – 2010) Howard Cunningham on Happy Days
Sunday In History:
- 1888:National Geographic magazine publishes for the 1st time
- 1908: Henry Ford introduced the Model T car, which cost $825.
- 1966: The Jimi Hendrix Experience forms.
- 1968 Night of The Living Dead premieres in theaters.
- 1971: Walt Disney World opens in Florida.
- 1977: Not only is Star Wars a hit at the movie box office, but “The Star Wars Theme” by Meco is the best-selling single in the US.
- 1982: Sony introduces the CD player.
- 1982: Marvin Gaye releases his last studio album, Midnight Love, featuring the single “Sexual Healing.”
- 1995: NSYNC joined together as a boy band!
- 2000: Jackass premiered on MTV
- 2008: Twenty-One Pilots formed as a band.
- 2010: The film based on Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network, starring Justin Timberlake, premiered
- 2017: Darius Rucker performs the national anthem at Wembley Stadium in London, where the NFL’s New Orleans Saints shut out his Dolphins, 20-0
- 2017: During Jason Aldean’s headlining set at the Route 91 Harvest festival on the Las Vegas strip, a gunman opens fire from his suite at the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel, killing 58 and injuring over 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in US history.