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Dec 11
UNICEF is established The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is established (1946)The United Nations: History and Functions
All About UNICEF

1951
American baseball star Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement American baseball star Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement (1951)Joe DiMaggio Biography: Life and Career of Baseball's Yankee Clipper

1958
Birthday of Nikki SixxBirthday of Nikki Sixx, bassist for Motley Crue (1958)Top 10 Motley Crue Songs
Top 10 Hard Rock Bands of the 1980s
Top 10 Musicians Who Surprisingly Didn't Die From Drugs

1961
U.S. Army helicopters and troops arrived in SaigonVietnam War: 32 U.S. Army helicopters and 400 troops arrived in Saigon. This was the USA's first direct military support for South Vietnam's battle against the Vietcong (1961)Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

1962
Birthday of Demi MooreBirthday of Demi Moore (1962)Top 10 Celebrity Commercials from Before They Were Stars

1973
Birthday of Mos DefCountdown of the best Rappers and Hip Hop Artists Turned ActorsTop 10 Rappers and Hip Hop Artists Turned Actors

1980
The TV show Magnum, P.I. airs its first episodeThe TV series Magnum, P.I. airs its first episode (1980)Top 10 TV Detectives
Top 10 Live-Action TV Cars
Top 10 Ferraris from Movies and TV

1985
Release: The Jewel of the NileThe film The Jewel of the Nile is released (1985)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

1987
Release: Wall StreetThe film Wall Street is released (1987)Top 10 Greatest Business Movie Speeches

1992
Release: A Few Good MenThe film A Few Good Men is released (1992)Top 10 Movie Comeback Lines
Top 10 Movie Rants
Top 10 Movie Lawyers
Top 10 Jack Nicholson Performances

1996
Birthday of Hailee SteinfeldBirthday of Hailee Steinfeld (1996)Top 10 Acting Debuts in Movies

2000
Release: Release of Warning by Green DayRelease of Warning by Green Day (2000)Top 10 Rip-off Songs

2001
The People's Republic of China joins the World Trade OrganizationThe history and rise of China as a global empire since 1911.The History and Rise of China

2008
Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi schemeBernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme (2008)Top 10 Scams
How To Avoid A Bernie Madoff Scam

2009
Release: InvictusThe film Invictus is released (2009)Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

2009
Release: The Princess and the Frog is releasedThe Princess and the Frog is released (2009)Top 10 Disney Villain Songs

2011
Release: Release of The GreyRelease of The Grey (2011)Top 10 Unresolved Movie Cliffhangers
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