What is_Today_v3_purple_300KENTUCKY (12/9/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1916 – Birthday – Kirk Douglas, actor (Gunfight at OK Corral, Spartacus)

1934 – Birthday – Judi Dench, York England, actress (Henry V, Wetherby)

1941 – Birthday – Beau Bridges, Los Angeles California, actor (The Millers, My Three Sons)

1942 – Birthday – Dick Butkus, Chicago, NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears)/sportscaster

1963 – Frank Sinatra Jr. is kidnapped

1965 – "A Charlie Brown Christmas" premieres

1967 – Jim Morrison is arrested on stage for disturbing the peace

1968 – Birthday – Kurt Angle, Pittsburgh Pa, 220 lb. freestyle wrestler and 1996 Olympic gold medalist

1978 – First game of Women's Professional Basketball League (WBL), Chicago Hustle vs Milwaukee Does

1987 – Larry Bird, ends streak of 59 consecutive free throws

1985 – Phoenix, AZ, gets 3" of snow

1989 – "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) weds actress Pamela Bach (26) at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California

1992 – Vincent Gardenia, actor (All in the Family, LA Law), dies at 71 

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