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The Big Datebook for December 21

Last Updated 11-26-2021

⛪🎭Phil Donahue -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1935
Hall of Famer, Roman Catholic, TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland; RFN:Philip John; Danny Thomas' son-in-law, Marlo Thomas' hubby
TV Shows: The Phil Donahue Show

✍⛪🎭💻🏆Jane Fonda -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1937
Author, Episcopalian, Political Activist, Movie Actress, TV Producer, Internet Video Actress, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Peter's sister, Henry's daughter; was married to Roger Vadim, Tom Hayden, and Ted Turner
Misc: Workout Videos
TV Shows: Grace and Frankie
Movie Titles: Cat Ballou, Barefoot in the Park, Sunday in New York, Period of Adjustment, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, China Syndrome, On Golden Pond, Monster in Law, Georgia Rule

🎭Larry Bryggman -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1938 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: As the World Turns (as Dr. John Dixon 1969-2010 when the series ended)
Movie Titles: Die Hard with a Vengeance, Spy Game, ...and justice for all.

🎵Ray Hildebrand -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1940
Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Joshua, TX
Misc: some say b. Nov 21
Group Names: Paul & Paula (Paul)

🎭Saundra Sharp -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1942
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Wonder Woman (as Eve), St. Elsewhere (as Nurse Peggy Shotwell)

Hu Jintao -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1942
President, Chinese
Misc: former president who led China 2002-2012

🎵Carla Thomas -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1942
Songwriter, Soul Singer
Names/Places: Rufus' daughter
Song Titles: Gee Whiz

🎵Walter "Wolfman" Washington -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1943 N.S.
Musician, Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎵🎸Albert Lee -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1943
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: Buddy Holly & the Crickets, soloist

🎵Gwen McCrae -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1943
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: George's wife
Song Titles: Rockin' Chair

🎵Michael Tilson Thomas -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1944
Composer, Pianist, Conductor

🎭Skye Aubrey -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1945
Actress, Producer

🎵Cameron Brown -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1945
Bassist, Clarinetist, Pianist

🎭Joshua Mostel -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1946 N.S.
Actor
Names/Places: Zero's son
Misc: Stage: Unlikely Heroes, A Texas Trilogy
TV Shows: Delta House (as Jim Blotto Blutarsky)
Movie Titles: Rounders, State of Play, Going Home, Jesus Christ Superstar, Harry and Tonto, Sophie's Choice, Stoogemania, The Money Pit, Radio Days, Wall Street, City Slickers, Little Man Tate, Billy Madison, City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold, Great Expectations, The Out-of-Towners, Big Daddy

🎭Raymond Singer -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1948
Actor
TV Shows: Operation Petticoat, Mama Malone (as Austin)
Movie Titles: Star Trek: The Voyage Home, Feds, The Entity, Childs Play 2

🎭Samuel L. Jackson -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1948
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: A Time To Kill, Jackie Brown, Sphere, The Negotiator, Star Wars (Episodes I, II, and III as Mace Windu), Rules of Engagement, Shaft 2000, Unbreakable, Changing Lanes, Basic, S.W.A.T., Twisted, Coach Carter, Freedomland, Lakeview Terrace, Soul Men, The Spirit

🎭🎵Barry Gordon -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1948
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Song Titles: I'm Gettin' Nuttin' For Christmas
TV Shows: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, New Dick Van Dyke Show, Don Rickles Show (as Conrad Musk), Fish (as Charlie Harrison), Archie Bunker's Place (as Gary Rabinowitz)
Movie Titles: Love at First Bite

🏆⚾Dave Kingman -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1948
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN: Kong and Sky King; RN:David Arthur
Misc: memorable Wrigley Field homer, 442 HRs
Sports Teams: New Mets, New Yankees, San Francisco Giants

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🎭Jeffrey Katzenberg -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1950
Movie Producer
Misc: founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation
Movie Titles: Chicken Run, The Prince of Egypt, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens, How To Train Your Dragon

🎵🎸Nick Gilder -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1950
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Misc: other sources gave b. Nov 7 or 1951
Song Titles: Hot Child In The City

🎭Dennis Boutsikaris -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1952
Actor
TV Shows: Jackie Thomas Show (as Jerry), Better Call Saul (as Rick Schweikart)
Movie Titles: The Bourne Legacy, W., Money Monster, Batteries Not Included

🎭Devon Ericson -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1952
Actress
TV Shows: Chisholms

⛪🏆🎾Chris Evert-Lloyd -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1954
Hall of Famer, Roman Catholic, Tennis Player
Names/Places: aka Chris Evert Mill; b. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; RFN:Christine Marie; Andy Mill's wife
Misc: the first woman to win $1,000,000; .8996 winning %; Evert began playing at age 6 and turned pro at 18. She played in her first U.S. Open in 1971, winning it in 1975-'78, '80, and '82. She won at least 1 Grand Slam singles title every year from 1974-86; 18 Majors in all--7 French, 6 U.S., 3 Wimbledon and 2 Australian.

🎭Jane Kaczmarek -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1955
Actress
TV Shows: Paper Chase (as Connie Lehman), Equal Justice (as Linda), Malcolm in the Middle (as Lois)
Movie Titles: CHiPs (2017), Pleasantville, Falling in Love, Vice Versa

🎭Jim Rose -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1956
Actor, Producer

🎵Lee Roy Parnell -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1956
Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist, Country Singer/Guitarist

🎭Lisa Gerritsen -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1957
Actress
TV Shows: Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Bess Lindstrom), Phyllis (as Bess Lindstrom), My World & Welcome To It (as Lydia Monroe)
Movie Titles: Airport, The War Between Men and Women

🎭Ray Romano -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1957
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Everybody Loves Raymond (as Ray Barone), Men of a Certain Age (as Joe Tranelli)
Movie Titles: Welcome to Mooseport, Ice Age (series)

🏆⚾Tom Henke -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1957
MLB Pitcher

🎵Allan Johnson -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1957
Bassist, Australian
Group Names: Exciter, Real Life

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🎵Mowava Pryor -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1957
Pop Singer
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club
Movie Titles: Me and the Kid, Snake Eater, Across The Moon

🏆⚾Andy Van Slyke -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1960
MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: RFN:Andrew James
Misc: 3x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 2x Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates

Steven Munchin -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1962 N.S.
Government Official
Misc: Treasury Secretary

🎵Christy Forester -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1962
Country Singer
Group Names: Forester Sisters

🏆🏈Keith Taylor -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1964
NFL Safety

🎵🎸Murph -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1964
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Dinosaur Jr.

🏆🏒Joey Kocur -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1964
NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Joseph George Kocur

🎭Andy Dick -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1965
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Ben Stiller Show, Get Smart (as Zach Smart), NewsRadio (as Matthew), Less Than Perfect (as Owen Kronsky)
Movie Titles: The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, Road Trip, The Cable Guy

🎵🎸Gabrielle Glaser -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1965
Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Luscious Jackson

Rachel Sutherland -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1966 N.S.
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Kiefer's twin sister

🎭Danielle Von Zerneck -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1966
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Recovery Road
Movie Titles: Living on Oblivion, Left to Die, La Bamba

🎭Karri Turner -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1966
Actress
TV Shows: Jag (as Lt(j.g) Harriet Boumont Sims Roberts)
Movie Titles: Get Smart, The Bouncer, An American Carol

🎭Michelle Hurd -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1966 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Law and Order Special Victims Unit (as Det. Monique Jefferies), The Glades (as Colleen Manus), Blindspot (as Shepherd)
Movie Titles: Ash vs Evil Dead

🎭Kiefer Sutherland -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1966
Actor, Producer/Director, English
Names/Places: a twin; Donald's son
Misc: some say b. in 1965
TV Shows: 24 (as Jack Bauer), Designated Survivor (as Tom Kirkman)
Movie Titles: Phone Booth, Mirrors, A Few Good Men, Stand By Me, Young Guns, The Lost Boys, Cowboy Way, Dark City, Taking Lives, The Sentinel, Mirrors

Chala King -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1967
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Larry's daughter

✍🎭Chris Collins -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1967 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: The Sopranos, The Wire, Sons of Anarchy (producer)

🏆🏀Ervin Johnson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1967
NBA Center

🏆🏀Terry Mills -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1967
NBA Forward

Mikheil Saakashvili -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1967
President
Misc: former Georgian President

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🎭Khrystyne Haje -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1968
Actress
Names/Places: PRON:Christine
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as literary Simone Foster)

🏆🏈Anthony Lynn -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1968
NFL Runningback

🎵Brad Warren -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1968
Country Singer

🏆🏈Chuck Smith -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1969
NFL Defensive End

🏆🏈Leon Searcy -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1969
NFL Coach, NFL Tackle

✍🎭🎵Julie Delpy -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1969
Screenwriter, Movie Actress, Movie Director, Songwriter, Singer, American, French
TV Shows: ER (as Nicole)
Movie Titles: Before Sunset, Before Midnight, Before Sunrise, 2 Days in Paris, Broken Flowers

🏆🏈Ernest Hunter -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1970
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆🏈Irving Spikes -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1970
NFL Runningback

🎵Rhean Boyer -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1970
Musician, Country Singer
Group Names: Carolina Rain

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🎵Delious Kennedy -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1970
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: All 4 One

🎭Glenn Fitzgerald -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1971
Actor
Movie Titles: The Sixth Sense, Finding Forrester, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Tully

✍🎭Ryan Hopak -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1971
Writer, Producer
TV Shows: 1 vs. 100, Jeopardy!, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?, Cash Cab, Hollywood Squares, Win Ben Stein's Money, Debt

🏆🏈Tommie Boyd -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1971
NFL Runningback

🎵Brett Scallions -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1971
Singer/Musician
Group Names: Fuel

🎵Natalie Grant -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1971
Singer, Christian/Contemporary Performer
Song Titles: Alive, Held

🏆⚾Dustin Hermanson -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1972
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾LaTroy Hawkins -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1972
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Mike Alstott -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1973
NFL Fullback
Names/Places: NN: A-Train

🏆🏈Raymond Austin -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1974
NFL Player

🏆🏌Karrie Webb -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1974
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Australian

🏆🏀Keri Chaconas -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1974
Basketball Player

🎵🎸Lukas Rossi -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1976
Rock & Roll Singer
Misc: Rock Star Supernova (name subject to change)

Emmanuel Macron -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1977 N.S.
President, French

🎭Michael Anthony "Mike" Vitar -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1978
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1997
Movie Titles: The Sandlot, D2: The Mighty Ducks, D3: The Mighty Ducks, Sunset Grill

🎭Mahira Khan -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1982 N.S.
Actress, Pakistan
Movie Titles: Bol

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🎭Tom Payne -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1982 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Luck, Waterloo Road

🎵Luke Stricklin -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1982
Country Singer

🎵🎸Anna Bulbrook -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1982
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Airborne Toxic Event

🎭🎮Steven Yeun -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1983
Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor, South Korean
TV Shows: The Walking Dead (as Glenn Rhee)
Movie Titles: Carpe Millennium, I Orgins
Video Games: Crysis

Candice Brown -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1984 N.S.
Chef, English

🎵Eric Gunderson -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1984
Songwriter, Country Singer

Angelica Faith Santana -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1989
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Debbie and Carlos's daughter

🏆🏈Mark Ingram Jr. -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1989 N.S.
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (2009)
Sports Teams: University of Alabama

🏆🏈Ha Ha Clinton-Dix -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1992 N.S.
NFL Safety
Names/Places: RN: Ha'Sean

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🎭🎮Sebastian Todd -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1995 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Minecraft Diaries
Video Games: Bloodlust: Shadowhunters

🎭Kaitlyn Dever -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1996
Actress
TV Shows: Justified (as Loretta McCready), Last Man Standing (as Eve Baxter)
Movie Titles: "Men, Women and Children", Short Term 12, J. Edgar, Bad Teacher

🎭Sophie Bolen -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.12/21/1999 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: Rodeo Girl, A Dog for Christmas, The Dream Collector, Believe Again

John Michael Wright -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2000
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Laura and John's son

Charles Spencer Crowe -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Danielle Spencer and Russell's son

Brandon Rodríguez -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2004 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Michael Michele and Jimmy's son

Cameron John Mullinder -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Louise Brown and Wesley's son

D'lila Star Combs -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kim and Sean's daughter

Jessie James Combs -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kim and Sean's daughter

Natalia Scout Lee Stafford -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.12/21/2009
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Michelle's daughter

Saint Thomas A. Becket -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1118 Ju-1 d.12/29/1170 J-LD (52)
Religionist, English
Misc: Archbishop of Canterbury

Roger Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1603 d.4/1/1683 (79)
Hall of Famer, Religionist, Theologian, British
Misc: American settler; died between January and March 1683

🎨🎖⚛⚖Paul Revere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1734 J-LD or 1/1/1735 N.S. d.5/10/1818 N.S. (83)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Engraver, Revolutionary, Inventor, Statesman
Names/Places: b. in Boston; d. in Boston
Misc: Silversmith; Political; New England Patriot; False Teeth, Eye Glasses, Picture Frames, Surgical Tools, warned the colonists "The British Are Coming!"

🏆John "Jack" Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1795 N.S. d.4/28/1883 N.S. (87)
Sports Figure
Names/Places: NN:The Sporting Parson
Misc: hunter; dog breeder; ordained cleric

✍⚖Benjamin Disraeli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1804 d.4/19/1881 (76)
Novelist, Prime Minister, Statesman, British
Misc: Earl of Beaconsfield; P.M. of England

Laura Bridgman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1829 d.5/24/1889 (59)
Teacher
Misc: the first successfully educated blind & deaf-mute person in the world

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Joseph McCoy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1837 d.10/19/1915 (77)
Pioneer
Misc: Cattleman

Pyotr Kropotkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1842 d.2/8/1921 (78)
Anarchist, Russian

🏆🥊Billy Edwards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1844 d.8/12/1907 (62)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English

🎖⚛David L. Brainard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1856 d.3/22/1946 (89)
Military Leader, Explorer

Gustave Kahn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1859 d.9/5/1936 (76)
Poet, French
Misc: literary theorist who claimed to be the inventor of; vers libre; ("free verse").

🎖🎭Maude Gonne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1866 d.4/27/1953 (86)
Revolutionary, Feminist, Actress, English

✍📰Albert Payson Terhune -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1872 d.2/18/1942 (69)
Novelist, Children's Author, Journalist
Book Titles: Lad, a Dog

Joseph Stalin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1879 O.S. or 1/2/1880 N.S. d.3/5/1953 (73)
Head of State, Dictator, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Josif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili
Misc: Leader 1922-53, responsible for 11,000,000 murders; b. Dec 18, 1878?

🏆🏒Frank Patrick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1885 d.6/29/1960 (74)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Executive, Hockey Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1904-1924
Sports Teams: Vancouver Maroons (PCHA), Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), Nelson Hockey Club (WKHL), Renfrew Creamery Kings (NHA), Montreal Victorias (ECAHA)

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Sewall Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1889 d.3/3/1988 (98)
Scientist, Geneticist
Names/Places: He was the brother of the political scientist Quincy Wright.
Misc: one of the founders of population genetics

Frances Goodrich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1890 d.1/29/1984 (93)
Writer
Book Titles: Diary of Anne Frank

Hermann Joseph Mueller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1890 d.4/5/1967 (76)
Biologist, Geneticist
Misc: best remembered for his demonstration that mutations and hereditary changes can be caused by X rays striking the genes and chromosomes of living cells. His discovery of artificially induced mutations in genes had far-reaching consequences.

🏆🏌Walter C. Hagen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1892 d.10/5/1969 (76)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: won 2 U.S. Opens, 5 PGA, & 4 British Opens

✍📰Dame Rebecca West -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1892 d.3/15/1983 (90)
Novelist, Critic, Journalist, Irish
Names/Places: RN:Cicily Isabel Fairfield

🏆⚽Archie Stark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1897 d.5/27/1985 (87)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish

🎵Peetie Wheatstraw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1902 d.12/21/1941 (39)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Blues Performer

Francis Thomas Bacon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1904 d.5/24/1992 (87)
Engineer, English
Misc: developed the first practical hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells, which convert air and fuel directly into electricity through electrochemical processes.

Anthony Powell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1905 d.3/28/2000 (94)
Author
Book Titles: March of Time

🎭Sylvester L. "Pat" Weaver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1908 d.3/15/2002 (93)
Hall of Famer, TV Executive
Names/Places: RFN:Sylvester; Doodles' brother, Sigourney's father.
Misc: A top executive in history of TV though briefly
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows (creator), Today (creator), Tonight Show (creator)

🏆⚾Josh Gibson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1911 N.S. d.1/20/1947 N.S. (35)
Hall of Famer, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: NN:The Negro Babe Ruth
Misc: hit 800+ home runs
Sports Teams: Homestead Grays (1930-1931), Pittsburgh Crawfords (1932-1936), Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo (1937), Homestead Grays (1937-1939), Azules de Veracruz (1940-1941), Homestead Grays (1942-1946)

🏆⚽Raich Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1913 d.10/9/1994 (80)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: inside forward

Diana Athill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1917 N.S. d.1/23/2019 N.S. (101)
Author, Novelist, English

Heinrich Boll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1917 d.7/16/1985 (67)
Novelist, German

⚖💰Donald T. Regan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1918 d.6/10/2003 (84)
Government Official, Banker
Misc: Treasury Secretary

Kurt Waldheim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1918 d.6/14/2007 (88)
Head of State, Austrian
Misc: Austrian President; U.N. secretary general

🎵🎷David A. "Panama" Francis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1918 d.11/13/2001 (82)
Drummer, Jazz Performer

🏆🏈Steve Pritko -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1920 d.6/6/2015 (94)
NFL Player
Misc: was the oldest living former NFL player

🏆🏌Kel Nagle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1920 d.1/29/2015 (94)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Australian

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🎭Alicia Alonso -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1921 N.S. d.10/17/2019 N.S. (97)
Ballerina, Cuban

💰🎭🎵Luigi Creatore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1921 d.12/13/2015 N.S. (93)
Executive, Producer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: Luigi and his song writing partner Hugo Peretti wrote Elvis' hit "Can't Help Falling In Love With You". Hugo & Luigi also produced Sam Cooke and "Shout" by the Isley Brothers. They later founded Avco Embassy record label, home of the Stylistics during the run of success during the 70's.

⚛🎭Paul Winchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1922 d.6/24/2005 (82)
Inventor, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Puppet Actor, Ventriloquist
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: puppetmaster with Jerry Mahoney & Knucklehead Smiff; voiced many Hanna-Barbera shows; The Scrubbing Bubble; artifical heart inventor
TV Shows: The Paul Winchell Show (1950s), Circus Time (ringmaster), Dastardly & Muttley and Their Flying Machines (as Dick Dastardly), Goober & the Ghost Chaser (as Goober), The Smurfs (as Gargamel), Winnie the Pooh (as Tigger)

🏆🏁🏊Gloria Callen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1923 N.S. d.9/2/2016 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, American

🏆🏌Christy O'Connor Snr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1924 d.5/14/2016 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Galway

🎭John Harlan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1925 N.S. d.2/27/2017 N.S. (91)
Announcer
TV Shows: Press Your Luck, You Don't Say, Name That Tune, Password, All New Jeopardy! Tattletales, Queen for a Day
Movie Titles: UHF (as promo announcer)

🏆🏈Joe Paterno -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1926 d.1/22/2012 (85)
Hall of Famer, Outlaw, College Football Coach
Misc: has coached Penn State to 2 national titles (1982,86)
Sports Teams: Penn State (asst. coach 1950-1965), Penn State (coach 1966-2011)

🎵Freddie Hart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1926 N.S. d.10/27/2018 N.S. (91)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Fred Segrest
Misc: Los Angeles Police Academy self-defense instructor

🎭Ed Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1928 d.8/9/2014 (85)
TV/Movie/Soap Actor
TV Shows: Capitol (as Mark Denning), Peyton Place (as Dr. Michael Rossi)

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🎵🎷Dave Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1931 d.3/26/2016 N.S. (84)
Jazz Trombonist

🎵Hank Crawford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1934 d.1/29/2009 (74)
Composer, Pianist, Saxophonist, Bandleader

📰🎭John G. Avildsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1935 d.6/16/2017 N.S. (81)
Editor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Joe, Save the Tiger, Fore Play, The Formula, Neighbors, For Keeps, Lean on Me, The Power of One, 8 Seconds, Inferno, Rocky V, The Karate Kid (first three movies)

📰🎵Wes Farrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1939 d.2/29/1996 (56)
Publisher, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: label owner

✍⚖🎭🎵🎸Frank Zappa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1940 d.12/4/1993 (52)
Hall of Famer, Humorist, Satirist, Philosopher, Politician, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Rock & Roll Drummer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore; Gail's hubby; RFMN:Frances Vincent Jr.; NN:The Master of Avant-Garde Rock
Misc: Rock Blues and Jazz Music satarist; now has a planet in the galaxy, Zappafrank, named in his memory
Group Names: lead of Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention; soloist
Song Titles: Disco Boy, I Don't Wanna Get Drafted, Joe's Garage, Baby Snakes, Bleepies and Beer, I'm The Slime, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Don't Eat The Yellow Snow, Nanook Rubs It, Montana, Dancin' Fool, Valley Girl
Album Titles: Absolutely Free, We're Only In It For The Money, Uncle Meat, 200 Motels, Over-Nite Sensation, Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch, You Are What You Is, Sheik Yerbouti, Joe's Garage, Zappa in New York, Freak Out!, Apostrophe ('), Roxy and Elsewhere, One Size Fits All

🎭Jared Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 d.5/24/2017 N.S. (75)
Actor
TV Shows: Dallas (as Steven "Dusty" Farlow), War of the Worlds (as Dr. Harrison Blackwood)
Movie Titles: Westworld, Aenigma

🏆🏈Harold Jay "Hal" Bedsole -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 N.S. d.12/22/2017 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, NFL Tight End, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, Minnesota Vikings

🏆⚾Paul Casanova -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 N.S. d.8/12/2017 N.S. (75)
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican

🎭Jack Nance -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1943 d.12/30/1996 (53)
Actor
TV Shows: Twin Peaks

🎵Carl Dean Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1946 d.2/6/1998 (51)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hawthorne, CA
Group Names: of The Beach Boys

🎵Kevin Peek -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1946 d.2/11/2013 N.S. (66)
Singer/Guitarist, Australian
Misc: sessionist and soloist
Group Names: Sky

🏆⚾Joaquín Andújar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1952 d.9/8/2015 N.S. (62)
MLB Pitcher
Misc: 4x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals

🎭🎵Betty Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1953 N.S. d.5/10/2020 N.S. (66)
TV Talk Show Hostess, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer

🎵🎸Tony Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1957 N.S. d.10/19/2020 N.S. (62)
Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer, British
Group Names: The Outfield

🎭🏆🏁🏃Florence Griffith-Joyner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1959 d.9/21/1998 (38)
Soap Actress, Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: b. in Mojave Desert, Calif; NN:Flo Jo
Misc: sprinter set world records in 100 and 200 meters in 1988; won 3 gold medals at '88 Olympics (100m, 200m, 4x100m relay); Sullivan Award winner (1988); retired in 1989; designed NBA Indiana Pacers uniforms (1990); named as co-chairperson of President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in 1993.
TV Shows: Santa Barbara

🏆🏈🥊Del Wilkes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1961 N.S. d.7/1/2021 N.S. (59)
College Football Player, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring names: The Trooper and The Patriot

🎭Vanessa Márquez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1968 N.S. d.8/30/2018 N.S. (49)
Actress
TV Shows: ER (as Nurse Wendy Goldman)
Movie Titles: Stand and Deliver, Under Suspicion

🏆⚾John Hope -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/21/1970 N.S. d.4/18/2018 N.S. (47)
MLB Player

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Giovanni Boccaccio -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1313 d.12/21/1375 (62)
Poet, Italian

👑Queen Marguerite d'Angoulême Of France -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1492 O.S. d.12/21/1549 O.S. (57)
Queen, French
Names/Places: Henry II's wife

Tiberio Cavallo -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1749 N.S. d.12/21/1809 N.S. (60)
Inventor, Physicist, Italian

James Parkinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1755 d.12/21/1824 (69)
Physician, Surgeon, British
Misc: Parkinson's Disease founder

📰Benjamin Day -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1810 d.12/21/1889 (79)
Publisher
Misc: founded the New York Sun newspaper

🏆🏈🏒Hobey Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1892 N.S. d.12/21/1918 N.S. (26)
Hall of Famer, College Football Player, NHL Forward
Names/Places: RN:Hobart Amory Hare Baker
Misc: played 1910-1918; member of both college football and hockey Hall of Fame

💰James W. Cannon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1852 d.12/21/1921 (69)
Manufacturer
Misc: of towels

Knud Rasmussen -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1879 d.12/21/1933 (54)
Explorer
Misc: Danish-Greenlandian; Arctic pole explorer

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Sir Henry Dickens -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1849 d.12/21/1933 (84)
Judge/Jurist
Names/Places: Charles' son

🏆🏁🏇James "Tod" Sloan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1874 d.12/21/1933 (59)
Jockey
Misc: popularized the "monkey crouch" riding style

🎭Ted Healy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1896 d.12/21/1937 (41)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RN:Charles Earnest Lee Nash
Misc: the first Stooge; originated the Three Stooges & brought them to Hollywood

Frank B. Kellogg -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1856 d.12/21/1937 (80)
Statesman
Misc: Secretary of State (1925-29), tried to outlaw war (Nobel 1929)

F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1896 d.12/21/1940 (44)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter
Names/Places: b. in St. Paul, MN; RN:Francis Scott Key
Book Titles: The Great Gatsby

🎵Peetie Wheatstraw -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1902 d.12/21/1941 (39)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Pianist, Blues Performer

🎖George Smith Patton Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1885 d.12/21/1945 (60)
General
Names/Places: b. in San Gabriel, CA; NN:Old Blood & Guts
Misc: Tank warfare expert; a top colorful gen'l in history; WWII War Commander; died of injuries he'd suffered in a car accident in Heidelberg, Germany.

Quentin Roosevelt -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1919 d.12/21/1948 (29)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Theodore's son

Hattie Caraway -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1878 d.12/21/1950 (72)
Senator
Misc: the first woman elected to the Senate

🎭Dorothy Bernard -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1890 d.12/21/1955 (65)
Actress

Lewis M. Terman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1877 d.12/21/1956 (79)
Psychologist
Misc: developed Stanford-Binet IQ test

🎭H. B. Warner -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1876 d.12/21/1958 (82)
Actor
Names/Places: RN:Henry Bryan Warner Lickford
Misc: b. 1875?
Movie Titles: Ten Commandments, It's a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

🏆🥊Harry Willis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1889 d.12/21/1958 (69)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎭Sid Saylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1895 N.S. d.12/21/1962 N.S. (67)
Actor, Comic Actor, American
Misc: appeared in 395 films and TV series between 1926 and 1962
TV Shows: Waterfront (as Wally)

🏆Sir John Berry Hobbs -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1882 d.12/21/1963 (81)
Sports Figure, English
Misc: who was the world's greatest cricket batsman of his time.

🎭Stuart Erwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1902 d.12/21/1967 (65)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: played the amiable, well-meaning, but completely inept bumbler
TV Shows: Stu Erwin Show (star)

🎖Louis Washkansky -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1913 d.12/21/1967
Hero
Misc: the first heart-transplant receipient

🎵Freddy Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1910 d.12/21/1970 (60)
Songwriter, Banjoist, Pop Singer
Group Names: Spike Jones & City Slickers, Sunnysiders, soloist

📰Max Schuster -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1897 d.12/21/1970 (73)
Publisher, Austrian
Misc: with Richard Simon founded Simon & Schuster publishing team

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🏆⚾Alfred Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1915 d.12/21/1970 (55)
MLB Player

🏆🎾🏀Ora Mae Washington -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1898 N.S. d.12/21/1971 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Basketball Player
Misc: in the Basketball Hall of Fame

🎵Charlie Fuqua -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1910 d.12/21/1971 (61)
Hall of Famer, Soul Singer
Group Names: Ink Spots

Munro Leaf -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1905 d.12/21/1976 (71)
Children's Author, Humorist

🎨Russel Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1904 N.S. d.12/21/1976 N.S. (72)
Designer
Misc: of industrials

🎨Willard Mullin -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1902 d.12/21/1978 (76)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: sports, created Dodgers "Bum" and Mets "Kid"

🎭Rod Cameron -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1910 d.12/21/1983 (73)
TV/Movie Actor, Stuntman, Canadian
Names/Places: RFN:Rod Cox
TV Shows: City Detective, State Trooper (as Trooper Rod Blake), Coronado 9

📰🎭Robert Paige -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1910 d.12/21/1987 (77)
Newscaster, TV/Movie Actor, TV Host, Game Show Host

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🎭Bob Steele -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1906 d.12/21/1988 (82)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Robert North Bradbury Jr.
Misc: 1930-40s cowboy star (in 400 films in 50 years)
TV Shows: F Troop (as Trooper Duffy)

🏆⚾William Kamm -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1900 d.12/21/1988 (88)
MLB Player

🎵Johnnie Bailes -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1918 d.12/21/1989 (71)
Country Singer

Kelly Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1910 d.12/21/1990 (80)
Engineer
Misc: Highly innovative American aeronautical engineer and designer.

🎵Albert King -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1923 d.12/21/1992 (69)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Drummer, Guitarist, Blues Singer
Names/Places: B.B. King's distant cousin; NN:Godfather of the Blues
Group Names: Booker T & the MGs

⛪🎵Nathan Milstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1904 d.12/21/1992 (87)
Jewish, Violinist, Russian
Misc: concert virtuoso

Amelia Franzia Gallo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1910 d.12/21/1993 (83)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: Ernest's wife

🏆🏒Stewart Iglehart -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1910 N.S. d.12/21/1993 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player, Polo Player, Chilean
Misc: played 1969-1975
Sports Teams: Yale University, New York Athletic Club, Crescent-Hamilton A.C., New York Rovers, St. Nicholas Hockey Club

🎨Zack Mosley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1906 d.12/21/1993 (87)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Smilin' Jack

🎵Lee Barron -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1915 d.12/21/1993 (78)
Bandleader

🎭Eugene Zukor -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1897 d.12/21/1994 (97)
Producer

🎵Charles Tumahai -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1949 d.12/21/1995 (46)
Songwriter, Singer, Bassist, New Zealand
Group Names: Be Bop Deluxe

🎭Barry Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1916 d.12/21/1996 (80)
TV Talk Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: RN:Bernard Yaroslaw
Misc: pioneered call-in radio

Margaret Rey -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1906 d.12/21/1996 (90)
Children's Author
Misc: co-Curious George creator with husband H.A. Rey
Book Titles: Curious George (series)

🎭Roger Barkley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1936 d.12/21/1997 (61)
Radio Broadcaster
Misc: of the Lohman and Barkley radio comedy team

🎵Johnny Coles -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1926 d.12/21/1997 (71)
Flugelhorn, Trumpeter

🎵Amie Comeaux -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1976 d.12/21/1997 (21)
Country Singer

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📰🏆Dick Schaap -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1934 d.12/21/2001 (67)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Sports Commentator

🎭Susan Fleming -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1908 d.12/21/2002 (94)
Actress
Names/Places: Harpo Marx's wife

🎭Myron Healey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1923 d.12/21/2005 (82)
Actor
TV Shows: Wyatt Earp (as temporary Doc Holliday)

Dale Wasserman -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1914 d.12/21/2008 (94)
Dramatist/Playwright
Misc: Believed to be born in either 1914 or 1917 according to sources

🏆⚾Boyd Bartley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1920 d.12/21/2012 (92)
MLB Shortstop

🎵🎸Lee Dorman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1942 d.12/21/2012 (70)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Iron Butterfly

📰John Eisenhower -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1922 d.12/21/2013 (91)
Historian
Names/Places: Son of Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower and Marie Doud.

💰Edgar Bronfman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1929 d.12/21/2013 (84)
Businessperson, Executive, Brewer, Canadian
Misc: Liquor brewer

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🎭Billie Whitelaw -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1932 d.12/21/2014 (82)
Actress, English

🎭🏆⚾🏈🏀Dick Enberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1935 d.12/21/2017 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2015; also broadcasted golf, college football, college baseball, tennis, boxing, horse racing, and Olympics.
Sports Teams: California Angels, San Diego Padres
TV Shows: Baffle, Three For The Money, NBC Sports, Where's Huddles (voicist)

Bruce McCandless -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1937 d.12/21/2017 N.S. (80)
Astronaut

🏆🏌Forrest Fezler -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1949 N.S. d.12/21/2018 N.S. (69)
Golfer
Misc: Golf Course Design Consultant

🏆⚽Martin Peters -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1943 N.S. d.12/21/2019 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: MBE; midflelder and manager

🎨Emanuel Ungaro -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1933 N.S. d.12/21/2019 N.S. (86)
Fashion Designer, French
Misc: Neiman-Marcus Award-1969

🏆🏈Kevin Greene -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1962 N.S. d.12/21/2020 N.S. (58)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 160 sacks by a linebacker record setter
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (1985-1992), Pittsburgh Steelers (1993-1995), Carolina Panthers (1996), San Francisco 49ers (1997), Carolina Panthers (1998-1999), Green Bay Packers (coach 2009-2013)

🎵K. T. Oslin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1942 N.S. d.12/21/2020 N.S. (78)
Songwriter, Pianist, Country Singer
Names/Places: RFMN:Kay Toinette

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1963, ✪ “Be True To Your School” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, ✪ “Long Tall Texan” by Murry Kellum peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, ✪ “The Creature (From The Science Fiction Movie) (Parts 1 And 2)” by Buchanan And Ancell peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “'Till” by The Vogues peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1940, “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square” by Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Featuring Ray Eberle peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “All Through The Night” by Tone Loc peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Baby Don't You Weep” by Garnet Mimms And The Enchanters peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Baby I Do Love You” by Galens peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “BOP” by DaBaby peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Both Sides Now” by Judy Collins peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Can You Feel The Beat” by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Cat's In The Cradle” by Harry Chapin peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Crosstown Traffic” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Don't Mess With My Man” by Nivea Featuring Brian And Brandon Casey peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Don't Pat Me On The Back And Call Me Brother” by Kasandra peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Dream On” by The Righteous Brothers peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Good Time Girl” by Nancy Sinatra peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Gotta Lotta Love” by Steve Alaimo peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Have You Heard” by The Duprees peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Can't Turn You Loose” by Chambers Brothers peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “I Love You Baby” by Paul Anka peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “In My Room” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “It Won't Stop” by Sevyn Streeter Featuring Chris Brown peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Jellyhead” by Crush peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Keep Coming Back” by Richard Marx peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Keep On Dancing” by Alvin Cash peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Legends” by Juice WRLD peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Little Drummer Boy” by Pentatonix peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Loddy Lo” by Chubby Checker peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Love Me Forever” by Eydie Gormé peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Lucid Dreams” by Juice WRLD peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Mine For Me” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “My Main Man” by The Staple Singers peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1946, “Ole Buttermilk Sky” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra Featuring Michael Douglas And The Campus Kids peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Perfect Way” by Scritti Politti peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Rags To Riches” by Sunny And The Sunglows peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Raunchy” by Bill Justis And His Orchestra peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Right Down To It” by Damian Dame peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Say You, Say Me” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sha-La-La (Makes Me Happy)” by Al Green peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Shame, Shame” by Magic Lanterns peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “She's Gone” by Tavares peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Stay” by Florida Georgia Line peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Tender Kisses” by Tracie Spencer peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Thank You And Goodnight” by The Angels U.S.A. peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “That's All I Want From You” by The Silva-Tones peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “The Monster” by Eminem Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1946, “The Old Lamplighter” by Hal Derwin peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1940, “There I Go” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Unconditionally” by Katy Perry peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “When The Last Time” by The Clipse peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Who's Your Daddy?” by Toby Keith peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Why Do Kids Grow Up” by Randy And The Rainbows peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Within My Heart” by Voyce peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Yesterday's Rain” by Spanky And Our Gang peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry” by The Caravelles peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “You Send Me” by Sam Cooke peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “A Man And A Half” by Wilson Pickett peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “A Ray Of Hope” by The Rascals peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Air Force Ones” by Nelly Featuring Kyjuan, Ali And Murphy Lee peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “All That I Could Ever Be Is Me” by Bob Rapson peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Cloud Nine” by The Temptations peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Crosstown Traffic” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience peaked at number 45 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Do You Wanna Dance?” by The Mamas And The Papas peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Don't Speak” by No Doubt peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Everybody” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Everyday” by James Taylor peaked at number 93 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Falling” by Trevor Daniel peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Forget Him” by Bobby Rydell peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “God Made Me” by Chantal Kreviazuk peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Goodbye, Goodbye” by Tegan And Sara peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Great Balls Of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I Can Help” by Billy Swan peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Innocent” by Our Lady Peace peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Just Between You And Me” by DC Talk peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Legends” by Juice WRLD peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Let Me Down Easy” by Roger Daltrey peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Live Is Life” by Opus peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Longfellow Serenade” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Lost In Colorado” by Ron Nigrini peaked at number 57 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Memories” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Postcard” by The Who peaked at number 77 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Put Your Head On My Shoulder” by The Lettermen peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Say You, Say Me” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Scarborough Fair” by Sérgio Mendes And Brasil '66 peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sha-La-La (Makes Me Happy)” by Al Green peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Shame, Shame” by Magic Lanterns peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “She's Gone” by Tavares peaked at number 96 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Stormy” by Classics IV peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Talk Talk” by The Arrows peaked at number 45 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Tell Your Mother” by Downchild Blues Band peaked at number 54 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1957, “The Prettiest Girl In School” by Randy Starr or The Tempos peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa” by Gene Pitney peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Whatever You Got, I Want” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “When Will I See You Again” by The Three Degrees peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “White Houses” by Eric Burdon And The Animals peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Woman To Woman” by Shirley Brown peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You And I” by Johnny Bristol peaked at number 72 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, ✪ “Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives” by Queen peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing” by No Way Sis peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, ✪ “I'm The Urban Spaceman” by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town / My Home Town” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, ✪ “The Bare Necessities Megamix” by U.K. Mixmasters peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Your Christmas Wish” by The Smurfs peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Ain't Got No, I Got Life / Do What You Gotta Do” by Nina Simone peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “All By Myself” by Céline Dion peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “All The Love In The World” by Rose Marie peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Champagne” by Salt-N-Pepa peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Cheri Babe” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Christmas Party (Ep)” by Weekend peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Christmas Time” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Confident” by Justin Bieber Featuring Chance The Rapper peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Country Boy” by Heinz peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Family Portrait” by P!nk peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Geronimo” by The Shadows peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Get Dancin'” by Disco Tex And The Sex-O-Lettes peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hey Brother” by Avicii peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Horny” by Mark Morrison peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Shall Be Released” by The Tremeloes peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I'm In A Different World” by The Four Tops peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “If I Ruled The World” by Harry Secombe peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “In The Ones You Love” by Diana Ross peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “In Your Wildest Dreams” by Tina Turner Featuring Barry White peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “It's All About U” by SWV peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away” by Dunblane peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Land Of The Living” by Kristine W peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Live And Let Die” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Lonely This Christmas” by Mud peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Loving Every Minute” by The Lighthouse Family peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Ma! He's Making Eyes At Me” by Johnny Otis And His Orchestra with Marie Adams And The Three Tons of Joy peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Misunderstood” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Money” by Bern Elliott And The Fenmen peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Move Any Mountain '96” by The Shamen peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Mr. DJ” by Concept peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Naughty Girl” by Holly Valance peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Never Again” by The Happy Clappers peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Not Too Little - Not Too Much” by Chris Sandford peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Nothing Sacred - A Song For Kirsty” by Russell Watson peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Offshore” by Chicane peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “One And One” by Robert Miles Featuring Maria Nayler peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “One More Sleep” by Leona Lewis peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Only Human” by Dina Carroll peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Party Pops” by Russ Conway peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Pictures In The Dark” by Mike Oldfield And Aled Jones peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Puppy Love / Sleigh Ride” by S Club Juniors peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Race With The Devil” by Gun peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Raise The Roof” by Conway Brothers peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Reachin'” by Joey Negro peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Rockin' Good Christmas” by Roy Chubby Brown peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Salva Mea (Save Me)” by Faithless peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sha-La-La (Makes Me Happy)” by Al Green peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “She's Strange” by Cameo peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” by Blue Featuring Elton John peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sound Your Funky Horn” by K.C. And The Sunshine Band peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Tell Me Why” by Alvin Stardust peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Tell Me Why” by Declan Featuring Young Voices Choir peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Ballad Of Jayne” by L.A. Guns peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “The Other Side” by David Gray peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “The Witness EP” by Ann Nesby peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Thug Lovin'” by Ja Rule Featuring Bobby Brown peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Thunder” by Jessie J peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Tonight She Comes” by The Cars peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Un-Break My Heart” by Toni Braxton peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Walking Alone” by Richard Anthony peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Warrior Groove” by DSM peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Was It Worth It?” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “We Built This City” by Starship peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “We Should Be Together” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “What My Heart Wants To Say” by Gareth Gates peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Anything” by The Faces And Rod Stewart peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, ✪ “Christmas Day” by The Tin Lids peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, ✪ “Do It With Madonna” by The Androids peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, ✪ “Kung Fu Fighting / Gamblin' Man” by Carl Douglas peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Macarena Christmas” by Los del Rio peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “After The Goldrush / Johnson Bay” by Prelude peaked at number 87 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Age Of Consent” by Ronnie Burns peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Amazing Grace / Country Girl” by Dove peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Do Anything” by Natural Selection peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Don't Start Now” by Dua Lipa peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Dreams On Fire (EP)” by Boom Crash Opera peaked at number 44 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Jesamine” by The Casuals peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Let's Put It All Together / I Take It Out On You” by The Stylistics peaked at number 80 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me To The Doctor)” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Never Seen The Rain” by Tones And I peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Nikita” by Elton John Featuring George Michael And Nik Kershaw peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Please Don't Ask Me” by John Farnham peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Royal Telephone” by Jimmy Little peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Rude” by Magic! peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sad Sweet Dreamer / Surething, Yes I Do” by Sweet Sensation (U.K.) peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Taking Care Of Business / Stonegates” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Theme From 'Rush' / Theme From 'Seven Little Australians'” by Brian May And The ABC Melbourne Showband peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “This Is Your Night” by Amber peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Triple J - Christmas Number 1” by Lindsay McDougall, Abbe May, Laurence Pike, Touch Sensitive, Andy Bull, Bertie Blackman, Joyride, Phil Jamieson, Jeswon, Tuka And Thomas Rawle peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “We Three Kings / The First Noel” by Matthew Green's Orchestral Rainbow peaked at number 94 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “What About Love?” by Heart peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night / Beef Jerky” by John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band Featuring Elton John peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Who Do You Think You Are? / Fool's Way Of Lovin'” by Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods peaked at number 64 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Working Class Man” by Jimmy Barnes peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “You'll Never Walk Alone / It's Alright” by Gerry And The Pacemakers peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2002, ✪ “Do It With Madonna” by The Androids peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Broken Arrow” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Can't Let Go” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Don't Start Now” by Dua Lipa peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Heavy Fuel” by Dire Straits peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hey Brother” by Avicii peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “I See Fire” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Killer... On The Loose” by Seal peaked at number 37 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Make You Mine” by Benny Tipene peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Move” by Little Mix peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Music Gets The Best Of Me” by Sophie Ellis-Bextor peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Mysterious Ways” by U2 peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Ring My Bell” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Scarlet Ribbons” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” by Natalie Cole, Nat "King" Cole And The London Symphony Orchestra peaked at number 45 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “The Flame” by Fine Young Cannibals peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Show Must Go On” by Queen peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Thug Devotion” by Mo Thugs Family peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Where Do You Go?” by No Mercy peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Dance The Kung Fu” by Carl Douglas peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “5 uur” by De Dijk peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “7 Seconds” by Nomansland peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Age” by Julia van der Toorn peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “All Of Me” by John Legend peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Alles wat ademt” by Rob de Nijs peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Als alle lichten zijn gedoofd” by Jill Helena peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Arms Of A Woman” by Mitchell Brunings peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Christmas Hearts” by The Voice Of Holland Seizoen 4 peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Climbing” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 45 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Day By Day” by Al Jarreau With Shakatak peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “De waarheid” by Marco Borsato peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Eens komt er voor jou 'n dag” by Frans Bauer peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Elke vrouw” by Hanny peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Feel” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Forever” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Formidable” by Stromae peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Gambler” by Madonna peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Get Ready For This” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Geven voor leven” by Vader Abraham peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Groove To Move” by Channel X peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Hemel” by Jiskefet peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hoo Hoo Christmas” by BYentl peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Ik ben nou eenmaal zo” by Rene Schuurmans peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Ik vraag aan Sinterklaas een heel gelukkig Kerstfeest” by Henk Temming peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “In die Life” by JoeyAK And Lijpe peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Kofferbak” by Boef And Chivv peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Koud in mijn hart” by Frank Boeijen peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Land Of The Living” by Kristine W peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Lonely This Christmas” by Mud peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Love Child” by Diana Ross And The Supremes peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Lucinde” by Rob de Nijs peaked at number 49 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Mami So Bad” by Frenna peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Mazzel” by Rob Zorn peaked at number 36 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Mysterious Ways” by U2 peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Nobelprijs” by Clouseau peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Obsession” by Army Of Lovers peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Olee Olee Sinterklaas Is Here To Stay!!! / Het is weer kerstfeest dit jaar” by Ome Henk peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “One Moment Your Mind” by Total Touch peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Simply Beautiful” by Loïs Lane peaked at number 50 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Skat Strut” by MC Skat Kat And The Stray Mob peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Snoop's Upside Ya Head” by Snoop Dogg (as Snoop Doggy Dogg) Featuring Charlie Wilson peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Spiegelbeeld” by Willeke Alberti peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Stil in mij (Verspijkerd)” by Josylvio And Do peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Still On Your Side” by René Froger peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Streetkids” by Charly Lownoise And Mental Theo peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Take Me 2 Wonderland” by 4 Tune Fairytales peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “The Game” by DJ Galaga peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “This House” by Alison Moyet peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wake Me Up” by Jamai peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Zeven rozen zeven jaren” by Frans Bauer peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “Alright” by Dayeene peaked at number 31 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Belong” by Kevin Walker peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Do You The Right Way” by Consoul peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Hole Hearted” by Extreme peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Send Me An Angel” by Scorpions peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Stars” by Simply Red peaked at number 32 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Tuesday Afternoon” by Stonecake peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Un-Break My Heart” by Toni Braxton peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby And The Ken Darby Singers Featuring John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “XO” by Yasin And Dree Low peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, “Alien” by RIN peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Animals” by Martin Garrix peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Black Or White” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Bolingo (Love Is In The Air)” by La Bouche peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Born 2 Rock” by Rene Rodrigezz And PH Electro peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Breathe” by The Prodigy peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Child” by Mark Owen peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Colt” by Samra peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Count On Me” by Back Off! peaked at number 33 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Der Steuersong (Las Kanzlern)” by Die Gerd Show peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Der Weg” by Herbert Grönemeyer peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Falling (The Theme From Twin Peaks)” by Julee Cruise peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2002, “God Is A Girl” by Groove Coverage peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Himmel grau” by The Cratez, Luciano And Kontra K peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Kein Schlaf” by Nimo And Hava peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Live Like Horses” by Elton John And Luciano Pavarotti peaked at number 35 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Look Out, It's Christmas” by Como peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Lucid Dreams (Forget Me)” by Juice WRLD peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “One And One” by Robert Miles Featuring Maria Nayler peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Spending My Time” by Roxette peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Tiffany” by Shindy peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Tonight And Forever” by B3 peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Who Wants To Live Forever” by Dune peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, ✪ “Macarena Christmas” by Los del Rio peaked at number 34 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Always There” by Incognito Featuring Jocelyn Brown peaked at number 48 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Bad Boys de Marseille” by Akhenaton avec La Fonky Family peaked at number 13 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Booyah” by Showtek Featuring We Are Loud And Sonny Wilson peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ce soir” by Doums Featuring Nekfeu And Naë peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Changer” by Maître Gims peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Chanteur de jazz” by Michel Sardou peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Don't Stay (Far Away Baby)” by Yannick Noah peaked at number 39 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Moi, je prouve.” by Tayc Featuring Barack Adama peaked at number 30 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Moulaga” by Heuss L'Enfoiré x Jul peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Paris” by Marc Lavoine peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Part-Time Lover” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Plantation” by Kana peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Pourvu que ça dure” by Patrick Sébastien peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Timber” by Pitbull Featuring Kesha peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, “All By Myself” by Céline Dion peaked at number 15 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Be My Baby” by The Ronettes peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Christmas Time” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me” by George Michael And Elton John peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Don't Talk To Him” by Cliff Richard And The Shadows peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Friendship” by Sabrina Johnston peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “If You Go Away” by New Kids On The Block (as NKOTB) peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Jul i folkehjemmet” by Ragnhild Michelsen And Rolf Just Nilsen peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “No Diggity” by BLACKstreet Featuring Dr. Dre peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Se så glad nissen er” by Staysman And Lazz peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Stjernesludd” by Kurt Nilsen And Kork peaked at number 24 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Støveldance” by Howard And Christine peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, ✪ “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Monty Python peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “95 BPM” by Samra peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Crucified” by Army Of Lovers peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Der Steuersong (Las Kanzlern)” by Die Gerd Show peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Diamonds And Pearls” by Prince And The New Power Generation peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Eloise” by Barry Ryan peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Every Baby” by The Kelly Family peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Feel” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Feliz navidad” by José Feliciano peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I'm Your Man” by Wham! peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Keepin' The Faith” by De La Soul peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Lifesaver” by Sunrise Avenue peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “On Top Of The World” by Imagine Dragons peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “One And One” by Robert Miles Featuring Maria Nayler peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Power Of Love” by Jennifer Rush peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Träne” by Florian Ast And Francine Jordi peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Who Wants To Live Forever” by Dune peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, “Dimmi che non passa” by Violetta [IT] peaked at number 6 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Holly And Benji” by Ava Featuring Capo Plaza / Shiva peaked at number 5 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Invisibili” by Ape Escape peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “La vita e la felicità” by Michele Bravi peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Tutto questo sei tu” by Ultimo peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1620, Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower went ashore for the first time at what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. (December 11 Old Style Date)

In 1708, The French and the Native Americans capture the English settlement at Saint Johns in Newfoundland, giving the French control over the North Atlantic coastline.

In 1738, The Virginia cities of Augusta and Frederick are established.

In 1784, John Jay becomes first U.S. secretary of state (foreign affairs).

In 1817, Governor Lachlan Macquarie formally adopts name “Australia” for British colony.

In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional act authorizing the Navy Medal of Honor.

In 1864, During the Civil War, Union forces led by Major General William T. Sherman concluded their “March to the Sea,” which had begun in Atlanta on November 15 and ended with the capture of Savannah, Georgia.

In 1933, Fox signed Shriley Temple, five, but at the behest of the studio, her birth certificate was altered to make it appear she was a year younger.

In 1937, The first feature-length cartoon with color and sound, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, an animated masterpiece produced by Walt Disney, had its world premiere at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Hollywood, California. The cost to produce “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was $1.5 million. Disney got his total investment back in the first year of the filmʹs showing. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (now on video) is 83 minutes in length and is the work of 750 artists. Nearly one million drawings were made, of which 250,000 were used in the final print of the classic film.

In 1937, The first Doctor Seuss book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” was published by Vanguard Press.

In 1938, “Blondie” based on the Chic Young strip and starring Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake opened at the Criterion. It was the first in a series of 28 B pictures produced through 1950.

In 1940, Little Blabbermouse, Cartoon Character, by Warner Bros., debut.

In 1940, American composer and free speech advocate, Frank Zappa, was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He recorded more than 60 albums that spanned the musical genres before dying of prostate cancer at his Los Angeles home on December 4, 1993.

In 1941, The Bears and the Packers finished in a tie for the Western Division championship, setting up the first divisional playoff game in league history. The Bears won 33-14, then defeated the Giants 37-9 for the NFL championship.

In 1941, Ray McLean (Chicago Bears) performed the last drop kick for an extra point in the NFL.

In 1945, The Donald Duck film, “Old Sequoia” is released.

In 1951, Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from major league baseball.

In 1952, Paramount announces it will soon begin producing television programs, although nobody is quite ready for “Homeboys From Outer Space” and “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer” in later years.

In 1952, The number one Billboard Pop Hit: “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” Jimmy Boyd.

In 1953, Chilly Willy, Cartoon Character, by Walter Lantz, debut.

In 1956, Blacks win the right to sit in the front of buses with whites in Montgomery, Alabama, (and elsewhere) following Supreme Court action and a year long boycott by blacks of the Montgomery buses.

In 1957, Comedian Ray Romano is born. Romano was awarded his own Worldwide Pants sitcom after a killer stand-up performance on “Late Show With David Letterman” 5/23/95.

In 1958, Three months after a new French Constitution was approved, Charles de Gaulle was elected the first president of the Fifth Republic by a sweeping majority of French voters.

In 1959, R.C., “Uh! Oh! Part 1” by The Nutty Squirrels peaked at #45 on the pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Running Bear” by Johnny Preston entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1959, The Marty Robbins western classic “El Paso” takes over the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart

In 1959, Tom Landry accepted the position of head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Landry led the team to 22 consecutive winning seasons in his 29 years as coach.

In 1960, TV Guide Listing: 9:30 p.m./ET “Iʹve Got a Secret” (CBS): Comedienne Carol Burnett substitutes for panelist Betsy Palmer tonight. Other members of the panel include Bess Myerson, Bill Cullen and Henry Morgan. Garry Moore is moderator.

In 1961, The Beatles record “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “Ready Teddy”.

In 1963, R.C., “Be True To Your School” by The Beach Boys peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Drag City” by Jan and Dean entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1963, “The Jerry Lewis Show”, TV Variety; last aired on ABC.

In 1964, “Goldfinger” starring Sean Connery opened at the two movie theaters in the U.S.A. Shirley Bassey sang the title song.

In 1964, “Ode to a High Flying Bird,” a mainly pictorial tribute to sax player Charlie Parker, was published. Its author was Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones.

In 1965, Sean Connery is James Bond in “Thunderball” opening at New York Premier Showcase and at the Paramount where it played around the clock. Worldwide Gross: $141.2 Million

In 1966, The Beach Boys receive three gold-record citations by the RIAA for the single “Good Vibrations,” which hit number one eleven days ago and the albums “Little Deuce Coupe” and “Shut Down, Vol. 2.” “…Iʹm pickin' up good vibrations. Sheʹs givin' me excitations…”

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” album by New Vaudeville Band was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1967, The Rolling Stones album, “Their Satanic Majesties Request” is released by London Records in the U.S. It cost $50,000 to produce and came complete with a 3-D photograph of the Stones on the cover.

In 1967, The satirical comedy-drama “The Graduate” opened at theaters around the country. Dustin Hoffman was seduced by Anne Bancroft while Simon and Garfunkel sang several of their hits.

In 1967, “The Button-down Mind Strikes Back” album by Bob Newhart was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1968, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash premiered together in California. Nash was of the Hollies group, Crosby was an ex-Byrd, and Stills was of Buffalo Springfield. Neil Young, also a former Buffalo Springfielder, joined the trio in 1969.

In 1968, Janis Joplin made her first appearance after leaving “Big Brother and the Holding Company”. She performed in Memphis on a bill with Booker T and the M.G.'s, Rufus and Carla Thomas, and the Bar-Kays.

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Mickey Mouse, Mayberry RFD

In 1968, R.C., “I Canʹt Turn You Loose” by The Chambers Brothers peaked at #37 on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, Apollo Eight, the first manned voyage to orbit the moon, was launched. Apollo Eleven was the first mission to put astronauts on the moonʹs surface.

In 1968, Bob Segerʹs “Ramblin' Gamblin' Man” was released.

In 1969, Diana Ross made her final TV appearance as a member of the Supremes on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. The girls sang their last hit together. It was the last of 12 number one hits for the group, ironically titled “Someday Weʹll Be Together”.

In 1969, Vince Lombardi (Redskins) coached his last football game as his team, the Washington Redskins, lost to the Dallas Cowboys 20-10.

In 1970, Elvis Presley drove himself to the White House to volunteer his services to President Nixon to be named “Federal-agent-at-large” on fighting the nationʹs drug problems. He gave Nixon a chrome-plated Colt .45; The President gave Elvis a Narcotics Bureau badge. See? Elvis was a narc! The reason for Elvis? Jerry Garcia was way too busy.

In 1970, Three new albums are certified gold: Trafficʹs reunion album, “John Barleycorn Must Die,” the original British studio recording of “Jesus Christ Superstar” and Judy Collinsʹ “In my Life.”

In 1971, Martha and the Vandellas officially disband.

In 1972, Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany.

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Miss Popularity”, Jan makes promises she canʹt keep in order to win a popularity contest at school, and gets herself in hot water with family and friends. Peter agrees to be her campaign manager and the members of the family pitch in when Jan is nominated as the most popular girl in class. She promises all kinds of help to her classmates if they elect her, but she canʹt fulfill her campaign promises.

In 1973, “American Graffiti” album (soundtrack) was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, One famous American patriarch pays tribute to another as Henry Fonda hosts “The Best of 'All in the Family,'” highlighting the seriesʹ first 99 episodes.

In 1974, R.C., “Catʹs In The Cradle” by Harry Chapin peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, What would become the Doobie Brothersʹ first number-one single…“Black Water”…was released.

In 1975, The Buffalo Sabres score eight goals in the third period of a 14-2 victory over the Washington Capitals. Rick Martin scores four goals and Fred Stanfield gets three for Buffalo. The Sabres, who lead 6-2 after two periods, outshoot the Capitals 22-3 in the final period.

In 1976, “Car Wash (soundtrack)” album by Rose Royce was certified Gold by the RIAA.

In 1976, “Car Wash” single by Rose Royce was certified Gold by the RIAA.

In 1978, Sports cartoonist Willard Mullin, the creator of the lovable caricature known as the 'Brooklyn Bum,' dies in Corpus Christi at the age of 76. The cartoon featured a low-brow, working-class character who would proudly represent the borough of Brooklyn, quickly becoming a favorite of the Dodger fans.

In 1979, Having finished its British run, “Return Of The Saint” makes its American debut as part of the “CBS Late Movie,” with Ian Ogilvy in the role of detective Simon Templar.

In 1979, Originally released in August of 1979 rated PG due to language, an edited-version of C.H.O.M.P.S., starring Wesley Eure and Valerie Bertinelli, opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1979, The movie “Baby Snakes” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. Iʹm not sure if this has anything to do with one of Frank Zappaʹs songs!

In 1979, The Walt Disney Productions live-action feature film, “The Black Hole” is released in theaters in the U.S. It is the first Disney-created film to be given a PG rating. The original title was “Space Probe One”. It reportedly cost $20 million to make.

In 1979, The Eagles, Chicago and Linda Ronstadt perform at a benefit show for the presidential campaign for California governor Jerry Brown, who also happens to be Ronstadtʹs boyfriend. The show at the San Diego Sports Arena is followed-up by a similar show at the Addin Theater in Las Vegas. The two shows bring in over $450,000.

In 1980, Casey and Jean Kasem wed.

In 1982, “Mickey” single by Toni Basil was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1983, A troupe of entertainers, including comedian Bob Hope, actress Ann Jillian and actress Brooke Shields, were on their way to the Middle East abord an Air Force cargo plane to perform for U.S. peacekeeping troops.

In 1983, Madness founder Mike Barson announced he was leaving the group.

In 1985, A Special Honor For Bugs Bunny Heʹs awarded a star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in front of 7007 Hollywood Blvd.

In 1985, Bruce Springsteenʹs album, “Born in the USA”, passed Michael Jacksonʹs “Thriller” to become the second longest-lasting LP in the top 10. It stayed there for 79 weeks. Only “The Sound of Music” with Julie Andrews lasted longer: 109 weeks.

In 1985, Heartʹs “Heart,” album goes number one.

In 1985, R.C., “Can You Feel The Beat” by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam With Full Force peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Perfect Way” by Scritti Politti peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Say You, Say Me” by Lionel Richie peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. This song gave the movie “White Nights” two soundtrack singles in the top five. The other single,placing at number five, is Phil Collinsʹ and Marilyn Martinʹs “Separate Lives.” “White Nights” is only the sixth motion picture of the rock era to produce more than one number one single. The first five are: “Saturday Night Fever,” “Grease,” “Flashdance,” “Footloose,” and “Purple Rain.”

In 1989, VP Quayle sends out 30,000 Xmas cards with word beacon spelled beakon.

In 1990, Penny Marshallʹs “Awakenings” starring Robin Williams opened in theaters.

In 1991, Actress Jane Fonda married broadcasting executive Ted Turner on his ranch in Florida. It was her 54th birthday. (they divorced in May 2001).

In 1991, Eleven of the 12 former Soviet republics proclaimed the birth of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the death of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

In 2000, “Sealab 2021” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2000, “The Brak Show” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2008, Detroit becomes the first 0-15 team when itʹs routed 42-7 by the New Orleans Saints. The Lions also break NFL records by being outscored by a combined 176 points at home and by an average of 22 points.

In 2012, PSYʹs video for his hit song, “Gangnam Style,” became the first to hit one billion views on YouTube. Even before the milestone, the South Korean rapperʹs song was the most-watched video on the website.

In 2019, Mariah Careyʹs “All I Want For Christmas Is You” hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, 25 years after its release. A holiday song had not topped the chart since “The Chipmunk Song” in 1958 and ʹ59.

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Holidays

[Japan] Winter Solstice
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[Nepal] Independence Day/Unity Day (1923)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[Plymouth, Mass] Forefathers' Day (1620)
[USA] California Kiwifruit Day
[USA] Exercise Day
[USA] Forefathers Day (1620)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Homeless Memorial Day
[USA] Humbug Day
[USA] Look on the Bright Side Day
[USA] National Flashlight Day.
[USA] Wintertime
[USA] Yule Holiday. aka Alban Arthan
[World] Flower Day
[World] Language Week Ends
[World] Phileas Fogg Wins A Wager Day; he went around the world in 80 days in 1872
[World] Saturnalia. thru Dec 23; popular among Romans
[World] Shortest Day of the Year Day

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Astrological sign: Sagittarius: The Archer (thru 11-22 thru 12-21); Ruling Planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Traits: Bountiful, frank, versatile, philosophical. Body part associated with this sign: The thighs. Occupations: Travel, politics, meteorology, philosophy, religion.
Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
Flowers: narcissus, poinsettia and holly
Gems: turquoise and zircon
Full Moon: the Cold Moon and the Oak Moon, the Long Night's Moon
Art and Architecture Books Month
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Hi Neighbor Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
Made In America Month
National Indigestion Season-Jewish Book Month
Project Red Ribbon (Nov 1-Jan 1)
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Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Autumn-Winter
Ursid meteor shower (thru 12-23)
Winter Solstice in No Hemisphere, shortest day of year
[ancient Rome] Larentalia
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