Today is Sunday, December 11th, the 345th day of the year. There are 20
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
McCoy Tyner, 84, jazz pianist
Rachel Renee Russell, 77, author
Jermaine Jackson, 68, singer
Stu Jackson, 67, NBA executive/coach
Gary Dourdan, 56, actor
DJ Yella, 55, DJ/music producer (N.W.A)
Monique, 55, actress
Derek Bell, 55, baseball player
Errict Rhett, 52, football player
Willie McGinest, 51, football player
Mos Def, 49, actor/rapper
Shareef Abdur Rahim, 46, basketball player
Roy Hibbert, 36, basketball player
Sam Cooke, 1964, singer (b. 1931)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1872 – 1st black U.S. governor took office, Pinckney Benton Stewart
1917 – 13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot.
1926 – Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam.
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.
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!