Charles Edward Greene, known as “Mean Joe” Greene, (born September 24, 1946 in Elgin TX) is a former all-pro football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Throughout the early 70's, Greene was one of the most dominant defensive players in the NFL. Greene is also known for his appearance in the "Hey Kid, Catch!" Coca-Cola commercial in 1979, considered to be one of the best television commercials of all time. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in 1987.
|September 24,1935 Boxer Joe Louis became the first|
African American boxer to draw a million dollar gate
|Edgar Huff, a native of Gadsden, Alabama, enlisted in the Marine Corps on|
September 24, 1942 as one of the first African-Americans to do so.
|Telegram from Paul Robeson to A. Philip Randolph, September 24, 1955|
|Jet magazine, September 24, 1953 — Sugar Ray Robinson|
|Jet Magazine, September 24, 1953|
|Dorothy Dandridge and Laverne Andrews (of the Andrews Sisters)|
Jet Magazine, September 24, 1953
|Life Magazine, September 24, 1971|