THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2016. There are 22 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1965: “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was first broadcast on CBS.
IN THE WORLD
1992: Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana announced their separation.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actor Kirk Douglas is 100. Actor-writer Buck Henry is 86. Actress Dame Judi Dench is 82. Actor Beau Bridges is 75. Football Hall-of-Famer Dick Butkus is 74. Comedian-songwriter Neil Innes is 72. Actor Michael Dorn is 64. Actor John Malkovich is 63. Singer Donny Osmond is 59. Rock musician Brian Bell (Weezer) is 48. The Associated Press