DYR Today, December 9

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“Born Today”

  • Simon Helberg (36)
  • Jesse Metcalfe (38)
  • Imogen Heap (39)
  • Tre Cool (44)
  • Kara DioGuardi (46)
  • Lori Greiner (47)
  • Jakob Dylan (47)
  • Kurt Angle (48)
  • Kirstin Gillibrand (50)
  • Felicity Huffman (54)
  • Mario Cantone (57)
  • Donny Osmond (59)
  • John Malkovich (63)
  • Michael Nouri (71)
  • Dick Butkus (74)
  • Beau Bridges (75)
  • Dame Judi Dench (82)
  • Buck Henry (86)
  • Kirk Douglas (100) Featured Above
  • Margaret Hamilton (RIP)
  • Redd Foxx (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Archie Moore (Born: December 13, 1916 / Died: December 9, 1998)
  • Jenni Rivera (Born: July 2, 1969 / Died: December 9, 2012)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1961 – Jimmy Dean had the top song on the Adult chart with “Big Bad John”
  • 1962 – The Supremes released their debut album Meet the Supremes
  • 1964 – The Kinks released their single “All Day and All of the Night” in the US
  • 1972 – Neil Diamond released the live album Hot August Night
  • 1972 – Helen Reddy topped the charts with the single “I Am Woman”
  • 1974 – George Harrison released his album Dark Horse
  • 1978 – “Le Freak” by Chic was the #1 song
  • 1989 – Billy Joel topped the charts with “We Didn’t Start the Fire”
  • 1995 – “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” by Whitney Houston had its third week on the R&B chart
  • 1995 – “Tall, Tall Trees” by Alan Jackson was the top song on the country music charts

“TV & Radio”

  • 1960 – The British soap opera Coronation Street premiered
  • 1965 – CBS-TV broadcasted the premier of A Charlie Brown Christmas

https://youtu.be/cM64LfhmisU

  • 1995 – “Free as a Bird,” debuted on a six-hour ABC documentary on the Beatles

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1980 – The disease smallpox was certified eradicated

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