The next CLBR is today December 12, 2012 at 10AM PT.
This day in history is below.
John Jay, first chief justice of the United States, born.
Edvard Munch, painter, born.
Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina took his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming the first black congressman
Frank Sinatra, singer and Academy Award-winning actor, born.
The first motel, the Motel Inn, opened, in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his 1st wife Jane Mitcham
Kenya gained its independence from Great Britain.
US Copyright law amended to include computer programs.
Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashes after takeoff in Gander, Newfoundland, killing 256, including 236 members of the United States Army’s 101st Airborne Division. It is the deadliest aviation accident to occur on Canadian soil.
The Supreme Court announces decision in Bush v Gore making George W Bush President-elect.
Bob Barker – Game Show Host
Clip is from famous fight scene in Billy Madison
Ed Koch, Former New York City mayor, turns 88
Bob Pettit – NBA Hall of Famer
Clip is of his 50-point game that gave the Hawks their only NBA championship
Connie Francis, Singer, actress
Dionne Warwick, R&B singer
Clip of her comeback hit “I’ll Never Love This Way Again” which I saw her perform while working at a performing arts center in the late 1970’s.
Bill Nighy – Actor
Clip from Love Actually
Cathy Rigby, Actress, Olympic gymnast
Sheila E – singer
Clip of her signature hit, “The Glamourous Life”
Tracy Austin, Tennis Hall of Famer
Since 1979, she has held the record as youngest ever US Open female singles champion and is the youngest inductee of all time in the International Tennis Hall of Fame
Rory Kennedy – documentary film-maker, posthumous daughter of Bobby Kennedy
Regina Hall – Actress
Clip from Scary Movie series.
Jennifer Connelly – Oscar-winning actress
Clip from Oscar moment.