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December 28th History

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December 28th In Pop Culture History

1065 - Westminster Abbey was consecrated.

1869 - The Knights of Labor, a labor union of tailors in Philadelphia, PA, held the first Labor Day.

1895 - Louis and Auguste Lumiere screened a series of short scenes from everyday French life (and charged admission for the viewing) at the Grand Cafe in Paris.

1908 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Messina, Italy.

1957 - #1 Hit December 28, 1957 - January 10, 1958: Pat Boone - April Love

1959 - #1 Hit December 28, 1959 - January 3, 1960: Frankie Avalon - Why

1973 - The Endangered Species Act was passed in the United States.

1974 - #1 Hit December 28, 1974 - January 3, 1975: Helen Reddy - Angie Baby

1974 - Tom Baker made his first full appearance as the Fourth Doctor on Doctor Who.

1991 - Nine people were killed in a mini-riot at a hip-hop event promoted by Dwight "Heavy D" Myers and Sean "P Diddy" Combs. Over 3000 tickets were sold for the event, which had space for less than 2800 people.

1996 - E! True Hollywood Story has its debut episode.

2000 - Founded in 1872, retailer Montgomery Ward announced it was going out of business.

2001 - Black Hawk Down debuted in theaters.

December 28th
Celebrity Birthdays

Gentlemen, Just Say 'Yes'...

Woodrow Wilson (1856,d.1924)
Frank Butler (1890)
Mortimer Adler (1902)
Earl Hines (1903, d.1983)
Cliff Arquette (1905)
Lew Ayres (1908, d.1996)
Billy Williams (1909, d.1972)
Sam Levenson (1911)
Lou Jacobi (1913)
Bernard Youens (1914)
Lee Bowman (1914)
Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1915)
Noel Johnson (1916)
Johnny Otis (1921)
Stan Lee (1922)
Andrew Duggan (1923)
Hildegard Knef (1925)
Moe Koffman (1928, d.2001)
Martin Milner (1931)
Dorsey Burnett (1932)
Nichelle Nichols (1932)
Jack Perkins (1933)
David Warrilow (1934)
Maggie Smith (1934)
Peggy Wilson (1934)
Bruce Yarnell (1938)
Charles Neville (1938)
Janet Hough Bryant (1938)
Don Francisco (1941)
Bobby Comstock (1943)
Dwight Bement (1945)
Max Hastings (1945)
Edgar Winter (1946)
Dick Diamonde (1947)
Alex Chilton (1950)
S. Apatha Merkerson (1952)
Denzel Washington (1954)
Gayle King (1954)
Tony Rosato (1954)
Kenneth Grant (1956)
Michael Gibbons (1956)
Joe Diffie (1958)
Mike McGuire (1958)
Twila Paris (1958)
Phil Abrams (1959)
Chad McQueen (1960)
Marty Roe (1960)
Terri Garber (1960)
Malcolm Gets (1963)
Willow Bay (1963)
Colleen Dion (1965)
Chris Ware (1967)
Lior Ashkenazi (1969)
Elaine Hendrix (1970)
Leah Lail (1970)
Savannah Guthrie (1971)
Seth Meyers (1973)
Tannis Vallely (1975)
Joe Manganiello (1976)
John Legend (1978)
Noomi Rapace (1979)
Bree Williamson (1979)
Vanessa Ferlito (1980)
Elizabeth Jordan Carr (1981)
Sienna Miller (1981)
TV host, Kevin Pereira (1982)
Beverly Mullins (1984)
Thomas Dekker (1987)
Mackenzie Rosman (1989)
David Archuleta (1990)

The other night, my wife and I were going out for dinner. She put on eyebrow pencil, eye shadow, eyeliner, eyelashes,  mascara, toner, blush and lipstick, then turned to me and  said, "Does this look natural?"


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