CMN Almanac

Today is Saturday, December 11th,  the 345th day of the year. There are 20

Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson

days remaining until the end of the year and 14 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Bingo Month,

Write a Friend Day, National Noodle Ring Day

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

McCoy Tyner, 83, jazz pianist

Monique
Monique

Rachel Renee Russell, 76, author

Jermaine Jackson, 67, singer

Stu Jackson, 66, NBA executive/coach

Gary Dourdan, 55, actor

DJ Yella, 54, DJ/music producer (N.W.A)

Monique, 54, actress

Derek Bell, 53, baseball player

Mos Def
Mos Def

Errict Rhett, 51, football player

Willie McGinest, 50, football player

Mos Def, 48, actor/rapper

Shareef AbdurRahim, 45, basketball player

Roy Hibbert, 35, basketball player

HISTORIC BIRTHDAYS

Marvelettes
The Marvelettes

DEATHS

Sam Cooke, 1964, singer (b. 1931)

ON THIS DATE IN…

1872 – 1st black U.S. governor took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart

Pinchback (La).

1917 – 13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot.

1926 – Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam.

Charlie Ward
Charlie Ward

1961 – “Please, Mr. Postman” by Marvelettes, released.

1981 – Muhammad Ali’s 61st & last fight, losing to Trevor Berbick.

1993 – 59th Heisman Trophy Award: Charlie Ward, Florida State (QB).

2009 – Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to

focus on his marriage.

HOROSCOPE

As a Sagittarius born on December 11th, you are assertive, open and often restless in your interests. In all matters of life, you make sure that your needs are understood and met. This direct and assertive personality makes sure that you get the best out of life and it is complimented well by your special brand of pure honesty. While your friends and family may feel you are a bit blunt at times, they can always count on you for sharing your genuine thoughts and feelings. If you have one problem, it may be committing to an issue or task, as you often want to experience a bit of everything!