Today is Sunday, December 10th, the 344th day of the year. There are 21

Walter "Clyde" Orange
Walter “Clyde” Orange

days remaining until the end of the year and 15 days remaining until Christmas.


Write a Friend Month, Human Rights Day


Theodore Wilson, 80, actor (That’s My Mama, Sanford Arms)

Walter “Clyde” Orange, 77, singer (Commodores)

Ralph Tavares, 75, singer (Tavares)


Paul Hardcastle, 65, keyboardist

Mark Aguirre, 64, basketball player

Nia Peeples, 62, actress/singer/dancer

Bryant Stith, 53, basketball player

Monique Dupree, 49, actress

Raven-Symoné, 38, actress/singer

Matt Forte, 38, football player

Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan

Dion Waiters, 32, basketball player


William Lloyd Garrison, 218, abolitionist (d. 1879)

Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones, 95, singer (d. 1959)

Michael Clarke Duncan, 64, actor, (d. 2012)


Otis Redding, 1967, singer (b. 1941)

Otis Redding
Otis Redding

Jimmy King, 1967, musician/singer (Bar-kays)

Phalin Jones, 1967, musician/singer (Bar-kays)

Ron Caldwell, 1967, musician/singer (Bar-kays)

Shirley Hemphill, 1999, actress (b. 1947)

Richard Pryor, 2005, comedian/actor (b. 1940)


1810 – Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial

boxing championship (40 rounds).

Richard Pryor
Richard Pryor

1846 – Norbert Rillieux patented sugar-making equipment.

1950 – Ralph J. Bunche becomes the 1st black American presented Nobel

Peace Prize.

1964 – Nobel Peace Prize presented to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo.

1967 – Otis Redding and three members of the Bar-Kays are killed in a

plane crash near Madison, Wisconsin.

1968 – Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title.


Being a Sagittarius born on December 10th, your openness and restlessness define you. Your friends can attest to the fact that you always share when something is on your mind. You take this same honesty in all of your dealings. While others may describe you as blunt, you simply have an appreciation for the truth. You have many interests, which is mainly because it is so hard for you to pick just one! You are so restless in your hobbies and work that you can truly be considered a Jack of all trades.

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