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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
Robert Conness
12/24/1867-01/15/1941
114
Died Aged:73
Wilfred Noy
12/24/1883-03/29/1948
98
Died Aged:64
Hélène Dieudonné
12/24/1884-09/29/1980
97
Died Aged:95
Evelyn Hall
12/24/1884-08/22/1968
97
Died Aged:83
Eulalie Jensen
12/24/1884-10/07/1952
97
Died Aged:67
Michael Curtiz
12/24/1886-04/10/1962
95
Died Aged:75
Louis Jouvet
12/24/1887-08/16/1951
94
Died Aged:63
Bob Kortman
12/24/1887-03/13/1967
94
Died Aged:79
Michael Curtiz
12/24/1888-04/10/1962
93
Died Aged:73
Palmyre Levasseur
12/24/1888-08/04/1963
93
Died Aged:74
Mario Bonnard
12/24/1889-03/22/1965
92
Died Aged:75
Ruth Chatterton
12/24/1892-11/24/1961
89
Died Aged:68
Carl Brisson
12/24/1893-09/26/1958
88
Died Aged:64
Danny Borzage
12/24/1896-06/17/1975
85
Died Aged:78
Nino Pipitone
12/24/1902-12/12/1977
79
Died Aged:74
Paul Renay
12/24/1906-02/04/1953
75
Died Aged:46
Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya
12/24/1908-11/03/1980
73
Died Aged:71
Jeanne Herviale
12/24/1908-10/29/1989
73
John Bagni
12/24/1910-02/13/1954
71
Died Aged:43
Betty Ann Davies
12/24/1910-05/14/1955
71
Died Aged:44
Noel Dryden
12/24/1910-03/23/1970
71
Died Aged:59
Fritz Leiber
12/24/1910-09/05/1992
71
Dorothy Hyson
12/24/1914-05/23/1996
67
Helen Brown
12/24/1915-09/09/1994
66
Henry Vroom
12/24/1916-09/11/1969
65
Died Aged:52
Alan Fordney
12/24/1918-07/07/1997
63
Polly Burson
12/24/1919-04/04/2006
62
John Barron
12/24/1920-07/03/2004
61
Betty Jane Graham
12/24/1920-07/01/1998
61
Jimmy Clitheroe
12/24/1921-06/06/1973
60
Died Aged:51
Mickey Knox
12/24/1921-11/15/2013
60
Ava Gardner
12/24/1922-01/25/1990
59
David F. Friedman
12/24/1923-02/14/2011
58
Carol Haney
12/24/1924-05/10/1964
57
Died Aged:39
Innes Lloyd
12/24/1925-08/23/1991
56
Joe Abdullah
12/24/1926-03/10/1999
55
Thelma Pelish
12/24/1926-03/06/1983
55
Donna Martell
12/24/1927
54
Norman Rossington
12/24/1928-05/21/1999
53
Serena Sande
12/24/1928-07/18/2001
53
Neil Vipond
12/24/1929
52
Jim Gallant
12/24/1930-05/06/2014
51
Jill Bennett
12/24/1931-10/04/1990
50
Amilcar Botica
12/24/1931-01/28/1993
50
Robert Ridgely
12/24/1931-02/08/1997
50
Brian Smith
12/24/1932
49
Noëlle Adam
12/24/1933
48
Everett Creach
12/24/1933-11/10/1994
48
Philippe Nahon
12/24/1938
43
Christiane Schmidtmer
12/24/1939-03/30/2003
42
Janet Carroll
12/24/1940-05/22/2012
41
Sharon Farrell
12/24/1940
41
David Arkin
12/24/1941-01/14/1990
40
Michael Billington
12/24/1941-06/06/2005
40
John Levene
12/24/1941
40
Christopher Neame
12/24/1942-06/12/2011
39
Claude Brosset
12/24/1943
38
Barry Chuckle
12/24/1944-08/05/2018
37
Lemmy
12/24/1945-12/28/2015
36
Nicholas Meyer
12/24/1945
36
Rick Gates
12/24/1947
34
Ryan Seacrest
12/24/1947
34
Edwige Fenech
12/24/1948
33
Barra Grant
12/24/1948
33
Andy Bumatai
12/24/1953
28
Timothy Carhart
12/24/1953
28
Sandor Boros
12/24/1954
27
Grand L. Bush
12/24/1955
26
Clarence Gilyard Jr.
12/24/1955
26
Charley Lang
12/24/1955
26
John Arndt
12/24/1956-08/15/2017
25
Stephanie Hodge
12/24/1956
25
Scott Spiegel
12/24/1957
24
Perry Lang
12/24/1959
22
Jesús Ochoa
12/24/1959
22
Carol Vorderman
12/24/1960
21
Ricky Grover
12/24/1961
20
Wade Williams
12/24/1961
20
Kate Spade
12/24/1962-06/05/2018
19
Caroline Aherne
12/24/1963-07/02/2016
18
Mark Valley
12/24/1964
17
Shirley Henderson
12/24/1965
16
Diedrich Bader
12/24/1968
13
Amaury Nolasco
12/24/1970
11
Will Oldham
12/24/1970
11
Ricky Martin
12/24/1971
10
Heather Donahue
12/24/1972
9
Thure Lindhardt
12/24/1974
7
Sean Meehan
12/24/1974
7

Passed on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
James Murdock

Released on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
Mad Max 2 (1981)CinemaAustralia

Aired on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
TenkoEpisode #1.10
Morecambe & Wise ShowChristmas Special
Kenny Everett Television ShowEpisode
Only When I LaughAway for Christmas
Country PracticeSecrets: Part 2
Are You Being Served?Roots

Aired on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
UK
ITV
 4:45 pmTheatre BoxYou Must Believe All This

Aired on Thursday, Dec 24 1981
USA
CBS
Magnum, P.I.Ghost Writer

UK Chart
Saturday, Dec 19 1981
Don't You Want MeThe Human League1
Daddy's HomeCliff Richard2
One Of UsABBA3
Ant RapAdam & The Ants4
It Must Be LoveMadness5
Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar)Julio Iglesias6
Why Do Fools Fall In LoveDiana Ross7
Wedding BellsGodley & Creme8
BedsitterSoft Cell9
The Land Of Make BelieveBucks Fizz10
Let's GrooveEarth, Wind & Fire11
Rock N' RollStatus Quo12
Spirits In The Material WorldThe Police13
My Own WayDuran Duran14
CambodiaKim Wilde15
Under PressureQueen & David Bowie16
I Go To SleepPretenders17
FlashbackImagination18
Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)Dollar19
The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum)The Fun Boy Three20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 19 1981
PhysicalOlivia Newton-John1
Waiting For A Girl Like YouForeigner2
Let's GrooveEarth, Wind and Fire3
Oh NoCommodores4
Young TurksRod Stewart5
I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)Daryl Hall & John Oates6
Why Do Fools Fall In LoveDiana Ross7
Harden My HeartQuarterflash8
Don't Stop Believin'Journey9
Leather And LaceStevie Nicks10
TroubleLindsey Buckingham11
Every Little Thing She Does Is MagicThe Police12
Yesterday's SongsNeil Diamond13
Comin' In And Out Of Your LifeBarbra Streisand14
Turn Your Love AroundGeorge Benson15
The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)Juice Newton16
Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)Air Supply17
Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)Kool & The Gang18
Cool NightPaul Davis19
Our Lips Are SealedGo-Go's20