December 31

Happy Birthday RIP “John Denver”(Henry Deutschendorf Jr 1943–1997) “Donna Summer”(LaDonna Gaines 1949–2012) ; Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins–81 “Ben Kingsley”(Krishna Bhanji)–75 Diane Von Furstenberg(Diana Halfin)–73 Timothy Matthieson–71 Beatrice “Bebe” Neuwirth–60 Val Kilmer–59 Michael McDonald–54 Joseph “Joey” McIntyre–46 ; 1983 – The AT&T Bell System is broken up by the United States Government due to antitrust laws