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'Jersey Shore': Key dates in its history

October 03, 2012
  • 'Jersey Shore': Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'J-WOW' Farley, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Angelina 'Jolie' Pivarnick.
'Jersey Shore': Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'J-WOW'… (Getty Images )

Notable dates in "Jersey Shore" history

Dec. 3, 2009: "Jersey Shore" premieres to audience of 1.38 million viewers.

Dec. 14, 2009: Facing heavy criticism following its promotion, MTV removes footage of Snooki getting punched in the face from an upcoming episode.

Nov. 15, 2010: Snooki and John McCain exchange tweets — brought together in their opposition to President Barack Obama's tanning tax that summer.

Dec. 9, 2010: The cast of "Jersey Shore" makes Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People" special. (They count as one person.)

March 14, 2011: Snooki makes her professional wrestling debut on "WWE Raw."

April 5, 2011: Snooki quits professional wrestling.

March 20, 2012: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino checks into rehab.

April 13, 2012: The cast of "Jersey Shore" is immortalized in film history when they appear in the "Three Stooges" movie.

Aug. 26, 2012: Snooki gives birth to her first child, Lorenzo Dominic LaValle.

Oct. 4, 2012: "Jersey Shore" is set to begin its sixth and final season.

Compiled by Patrick Kevin Day

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