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DECEMBER 29

Performing Artists
1936 Mary Tyler Moore (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Biography.com History Channel
1938 Jon Voight (New York City-born Actor) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Biography.com
1947 Ted Danson (California-born Actor) California Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Film Biography.com
1972 Jude Law (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
Sports Figures
1881 Jess Willard (Kansas-born Member of the international Boxing Hall of Fame) Kansas Sports Figures Boxing Hall of Fame
1936 Raymond Ernest Nitschke (Illinois-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Illinois Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame Wisconsin Historical Society
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1967 Paul Whiteman ( Colorado Jazz Bandleader) Colorado Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database History Channel
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1913 Shooting Begins on The Squaw Man, the First Feature-Length Film Made in Hollywood Los Angeles, California Film Historic Firsts Internet Movie Database History Channel
1918 Louis B. Mayer's First Movie Virtuous Wives Premieres in New York City Russian Performing Artists Filmmakers Internet Movie Database Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1978 In Florida, Ohio State Football Coach Woody Hayes Punches a Clemson University Player in the Last Minute of the Gator Bowl Florida Ohio Sports Figures South Carolina College Football Hall of Fame Ohio State Fotball Clemson Football The Gator Bowl New York Times
1998 Six Die As Storm Waves Hit Competitors in Australia's Annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Australia Boating Storms Oceans Death BBC

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