Today in History for Year 1961 (Part 9)

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 837 of 837

Dec 16th - William Melvin "Bill" Hicks, Valdosta, Georgia, American stand-up comedian and social critic
Dec 16th - Kelly Tough, playmate (Oct, 1981), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
Dec 17th - Sarah Dallin, rocker (Bananarama-Venus)
Dec 17th - Venice Kong, St Mary Jamaica, playmate (September, 1985)
Dec 18th - Brian Orser, Canada, figure skater (Olympics-Silver-88)
Dec 18th - Ken Foreman, rocker (Thrashing Doves-Reprobate's Hymm)
Dec 18th - Lalchand Rajput, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1985-86)
Dec 18th - Thomas Strittmatter, writer
NFL Legend Reggie WhiteNFL Legend Reggie White (Dec 19th) Dec 19th - Reggie White, Chattanooga Tennessee, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31)
Dec 20th - Bonnie Marino, playmate (Jun, 1990), born in Cleveland, Ohio
Dec 20th - Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
Dec 20th - Nate Newton, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
Dec 20th - Mohammad Fouad, Arab singer and actor
Dec 21st - Trevor Bayliss, cricketer (NSW batsman)
Dec 21st - Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor
Dec 21st - Ryuji Sasai, Japanese composer
Dec 22nd - Yuri Ivanovich Malinchenko, Russian lt-col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-19)
Dec 22nd - Andrew Fastow, American businessman
Dec 23rd - Carol Smillie, British television personality
Dec 24th - Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan Republic
Dec 24th - Jay Wright, American basketball coach
Dec 24th - Mary Barra, American CEO of General Motors (1st woman to head a global automotive company), born in Waterford, Michigan
Dec 25th - Storm Davis, baseball player
Dec 25th - Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
Dec 26th - Storm Davis, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Dallas, Texas
Dec 26th - Tahnee Welch, [La Tahn Renee Welch], actress (Cocoon), born in San Diego, California
Dec 26th - John Lynch, Irish actor
Dec 27th - Caroline Gowan, Greenville SC, LPGA golfer (SC Women's Amat-1981, 83)
Dec 28th - Heather Hafner, WPVA volleyballer (National-7th-90), born in Santa Barbara, California
Dec 28th - Kent Nielsen, Danish footballer and football coach
Dec 29th - Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer
Dec 29th - Jim Reid, Scottish singer (The Jesus and Mary Chain, Freeheat)
Dec 30th - Ben Johnson, Falmouth, Jamaica, Canadian 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1988-disqualified)
Dec 30th - Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)
Dec 30th - Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
Dec 31st - Joanna Johnson, actress (Caroline-Bold & Beautiful)
Dec 31st - Rick Aguilera, San Gabriel CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

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