Next CLBR Today – 12-12-12 (Day in History)

The next CLBR is today December 12, 2012 at 10AM PT.

This day in history is below.

1745

John Jay, first chief justice of the United States, born.

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1863

Edvard Munch, painter, born.

1870

Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina took his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming the first black congressman

1915

Frank Sinatra, singer and Academy Award-winning actor, born.

1925

The first motel, the Motel Inn, opened, in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

1957

Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his 1st wife Jane Mitcham

1963

Kenya gained its independence from Great Britain.

1980

US Copyright law amended to include computer programs.

The “Silent Witness” Arrow Air Flight 1285 memorial at Gander Lake

1985

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.

2000

The Supreme Court announces decision in Bush v Gore making George W Bush President-elect.

BIRTHDAYS

89

Bob Barker – Game Show Host

Clip is from famous fight scene in Billy Madison

88

Ed Koch, Former New York City mayor, turns 88

80

Bob Pettit – NBA Hall of Famer

Clip is of his 50-point game that gave the Hawks their only NBA championship

75

Connie Francis, Singer, actress

72

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.

63

Bill Nighy – Actor

Clip from Love Actually

60

Cathy Rigby, Actress, Olympic gymnast

55

Sheila E – singer

Clip of her signature hit, “The Glamourous Life”

50

tracyaustinTracy 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

44

Rory Kennedy – documentary film-maker, posthumous daughter of Bobby Kennedy

42

Regina Hall – Actress

Clip from Scary Movie series.

Jennifer Connelly – Oscar-winning actress

Clip from Oscar moment.

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