What Happened on December 24, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Philip Cannon, British composer, dies at 87
  • Liz Smith [Betty Gleadle] British BAFTA Award-winning character actress (A Private Function; 2point4 Children -"Belle" and "Bette"), dies at 95
  • Richard Adams, English author (Watership Down), dies at 96
  • Rick Parfitt, British pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo - "Wanderer"; "Pictures of Matchstick Men"), dies at 68
  • Vera Rubin, American astronomer who discovered dark matter, dies at 88
2016 Highlights

About December 24, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
  • UK #1 Song: Rockabye - Clean Bandit