\u201cBorn Today\u201d \tHailie Scott (20) \tEmma Slater (27) \tThe Veronicas (31) \tArmin van Buuren (39) \tRob Mariano (40) \tDido (44) \tJustin Trudeau (44) \tHelena Christensen (47) \tAlannah Myles (57) \tShane MacGowan (58) \tAnnie Lennox (61) \tCCH Pounder (63) \tKarl Rove (65) \tSissy Spacek (66) \tBarbara Mandrell (67) \tTwink Caplan (68) \tJimmy Buffett (69) \tHumphrey Bogart (RIP) Featured Above \tRod Serling (RIP) \u201cDied Today\u201d \tCharlie Chaplin (Born: April 16, 1889 \/ Died: December 25, 1977) \tDean Martin (Born June 7, 1915 \/ Died: December 25, 1995) \tJuan Miro (Born: April 20, 1893 \/ Died: December 25, 1983) \tJames Brown (Born: May 3, 1933 \/ Died: December 25, 2006) \tBirgit Nilsson (Born: May 17, 1918 \/ Died: December 25, 2005) \tEartha Kitt (Born: January 17, 1927 \/ Died: December 25, 2008) \u201cMovies\u201d \t1965 - The Sergeant \t1968 - The Stalking Moon \t1969 - December 25: The Reivers \t1973 - The Sting \t1973 - Magnum Force \t1974 - Abby \t1975 - Lucky Lady \t1975 - Aaron Loves Angela \t1975 - The Black Bird \t1975 - Friday Foster \t1975 - Hustle \t1975 - The Hindenburg \t1976 - High Anxiety \t1980 - Altered States \t1980 - First Family \t1981 - Modern Problems \t1985 - Murphy's Romance (limited; wide January 1986) \t1985 - Revolution \t1985 - The Trip to Bountiful \t1986 - December 25 - The Morning After \t1987 - Empire of the Sun \t1987 - Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night \t1990 - The Godfather Part III \t1991 - The Prince of Tides \t1992 - Trespass \t1992 - Hoffa \t1993 - Philadelphia \t1993 - Grumpy Old Men \t1993 - Tombstone \t1993 - Batman: Mask of the Phantasm \t1994 - The Jungle Book \t1994 - I .Q. \t1995 - Four Rooms \t1996 - The People vs. Larry Flynt \t1996 - Michael \t1996 - The Evening Star \t1997 - As Good as It Gets \t1997 - Jackie Brown \t1997 - The Postman \t1997 - An American Werewolf in Paris \t1997 - Mr. Magoo \t1998 - Patch Adams \t1998 - Mighty Joe Young \t1998 - Stepmom \t1998 - The Faculty \t1998 - The Thin Red Line \t1999 - Galaxy Quest \t1999 - Magnolia \t1999 - The Talented Mr. Ripley \t1999 - \u00a0Angela's Ashes \t2000 - All the Pretty Horses \u201cMusic\u201d \t1954 - Bing Crosby's \u2018White Christmas\u2019 entered the Billboard Pop chart for the eleventh time. Bing's rendition has sold over 100 million copies around the world, with at least 50 million sales as singles. It was the largest selling single in music history until it was surpassed by Elton John's \u2018Candle in the Wind 1997\u2019. \t1965 - Dave Clark Five went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Over And Over'. They became the 7th UK act of 1965 to score a US No.1 single. \t1965 - The Beatles 6th album Rubber Soul started a nine-week run at No.1 on the UK chart. It spent a total of 42 week's on the UK chart and was also a No.1 in the US. \t1965 - The Rascals saw their first single--I Ain't Gonna' Eat Out My Heart Anymore" debut on the chart. https:\/\/youtu.be\/AbyHPxFrFU8 \t1971 - \u00a0Melanie started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Brand New Key', the first release on her new label Neighbourhood Records. \t1976 - American MOR singer Johnny Mathis was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'When A Child Is Born', the singers only UK No.1 and the Christmas hit of 1976. \t1976 - "Car Wash" by Rose Royce was the new #1 on the R&B chart. https:\/\/youtu.be\/PkxaunLybuM \t1976 - \u00a0A new group from the Midwest first entered the chart as Kansas debuted with their first single "Carry On Wayward Son". \t1981 - \u00a0Michael Jackson phoned Paul McCartney and suggested they write and record together, the first result being \u2018The Girl Is Mine\u2019. The song was a US No.2 & UK No.8 in 1982. \t1982 - David Bowie had a No.3 UK hit with a duet with Bing Crosby, 'Peace On Earth - Little Drummer Boy.' \t1982 - Duran Duran debuted on the chart with their first single "Hungry Like The Wolf" \t1993 - Mariah Carey was at #1 with "Hero" https:\/\/youtu.be\/0IA3ZvCkRkQ \u201cTV\/Radio\u201d \t1937 - Arturo Toscanini conducted the first broadcast of "Symphony of the Air" over NBC radio. \t1939 - "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, was read on CBS radio for the first time. \t1964 - \u00a0The Beatles recorded six songs for the BBC radio program Saturday Club in London: \u2018Rock and Roll Music\u2019, \u2018I'm a Loser\u2019, \u2018Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby\u2019, \u2018I Feel Fine\u2019, \u2018Kansas City\/Hey Hey Hey Hey\u2019 and \u2018She's a Woman.\u2019 \t1978 - \u00a0ABBA's appearance on The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show aired on BBC-TV in Britain. https:\/\/youtu.be\/3JRXnrg5HKg \u201cOther Important Events...\u201d \t1818 - "Silent Night" was performed for the first time, at the Church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorff, Austria. \t1894 - The University of Chicago became the first Midwestern football team to play on the west coast. U.C. defeated Stanford, 24-4, in Palo Alto, CA. \t1930 - The Mt. Van Hoevenberg bobsled run at Lake Placid, New York opened to the public. It was the first bobsled track of international specifications to open in the U.S. . \t1950 - Dick Tracy married on Tess Truehart. \t1962 - The Department of Commerce Census Clock in Washington, DC, recorded the U.S. population on this day as 188,000,000. \t1989 - Former baseball player and manager Billy Martin died in a truck crash in Fenton, NY. \t1998 - Seven days into their journey, Richard Branson, Steve Fossett and Per Lindstrand of Sweden gave up their attempt to make the first nonstop round-the-world balloon flight. They ditched near Hawaii.