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Happy Day after Christmas, Bombers! It's finally over. No more in-laws (until the next holiday), no more worrying about what to give someone (just how to pay for what you got), no more fancy cooking (just eating all the stuff you did cook). Today, some of us go back to work. Today, some of us wish we had work to go back to. Today, some of us wish the damned noisy kids had school.

Today, life gets back to normal. Tomorrow, you need to start planning what New Years resolutions you are going to break in 2013.

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Born on This Day

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1883 – Maurice Utrillo, French artist (d. 1955)


1891 – Henry Miller, American writer (d. 1980)

1893 – Mao Zedong, Chinese military leader and politician (d. 1976)

1902 – Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan, Russian painter (d. 1980)


1903 – Elisha Cook Jr., American actor (d. 1995)


1907 – Al Gore Sr., American Politician (d. 1998)

1914 – Richard Widmark, American actor (d. 2008)


1929 – Régine, French singer and nightclub owner

1935 – Abdul "Duke" Fakir, American singer (The Four Tops)

1939 – Phil Spector, American music producer

1948 – Candy Crowley, American journalist and traitorous debate moderator

1955 – Evan Bayh, American politician, 46th Governor of Indiana, and United States Senator from Indiana

1956 – David Sedaris, American essayist

1963 – Lars Ulrich, Danish-born drummer (Metallica)

1971 – Jared Leto, American actor who always seems to get beaten up in every movie

Died on This Day

1676 - Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter (b. 1635)


1909 – Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)

1972 – Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States (b. 1884)

1974 – Jack Benny, American comedian (b. 1894)

Jack Benny

1977 – Howard Hawks, American film director and writer (b. 1896)

1985 – Margarete Schön, German actress (b. 1895)

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1986 – Elsa Lanchester, British-born actress (b. 1902)

Elsa Lanchester & Laura Smithson in 'Rembrandt'

1999 – Curtis Mayfield, American musician (b. 1942)

2000 – Jason Robards, American actor (b. 1922)


2006 – Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States (b. 1913)

2010 – Teena Marie, American singer and composer (b. 1956)

2011 – Sam Rivers, American jazz musician (b. 1923)

Today is

Boxing Day
Mummer's Day (Cornwall)
St. Stephen's Day
National Candy Cane Day
National Whiners Day

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Boxing Day? What's that?

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