THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Sunday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2016. There are six days left in the year. This is Christmas Day.
IN THE WORLD
1990: The World Wide Web was born in Geneva, Switzerland, as computer scientists Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau created the world’s first hyperlinked webpage. 1991: Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev went on television to announce his resignation as the eighth and final leader of a communist superpower that had already gone out of existence.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actor Dick Miller is 88. Singer Jimmy Buffett is 70. Pro and College Football Hall-of-Famer Larry Csonka is 70. Country singer Barbara Mandrell is 68. Actress Sissy Spacek is 67. Former White House adviser Karl Rove is 66. Singer Annie Lennox is 62. Reggae singer-musician Robin Campbell (UB40) is 62. Singer Shane MacGowan (The Pogues, The Popes) is 59. Baseball Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson is 58.