On This Day September 10
1919 – Almost a year after an armistice officially ends World War I, New York City holds a parade to welcome home General John J. Pershing, commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF), and 25,000 soldiers who had served in the AEF’s 1st Division on the Western Front.
1953 – Swanson revolutionizes meal preparation when it introduces the first TV dinner. It sells for 89 cents and includes turkey, gravy, corn bread dressing, whipped sweet potatoes and peas. By the end of that year, Americans had gobbled up more than 10 million of them.
1993 – FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dr. Dana Scully pursue aliens and supernatural phenomena as “The X-Files” premieres on Fox Television, starring David Duchovny as Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Scully.
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Starring Robin Williams, Sally Field and Pierce Brosnan, and directed by Chris Columbus