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Number of Records Matching Query: 26
 
AMERICAS CUP-1983
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 1983
Description: 1983 Americas Cup, Australia II
Summary: Australia II, skippered by John Bertrand, faced Dennis Conner sailing the 12-metre Liberty in the ocean off Newport, Rhode Island. Australia II came from behind to prevail 4 races to 3. Captained by John Bertrand, she was the first successful Cup challenger, ending a 132-year tenure (with 26 successful defenses) by the New York Yacht Club. Designed by Ben Lexcen, built by Steve Ward, owned by Alan Bond and helmed by John Bertrand.

LONDON PALLADIUM
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 1910
Description: Walter Gibbons, an early moving pictures manager, built the Palladium in 1910
Summary: The London Palladium is in the West End theatre located off Oxford Street in the City of Westminster. From the roster of stars who have played there and many televised performances, it is arguably the most famous theatre in London and the United Kingdom, especially for musical variety shows.

THE BEATLES
EVENT
 
Event Date: 26 December
Summary: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR. WORLD PREMIERE. 1967.

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1970
EVENT
 
Event Date: 26 December
Summary: GEORGE HARRISON. "MY SWEET LORD".

NOEL KELEHAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 December 1935
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Ireland

SEAN MCGUIRE (FIDDLER)
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 1927
Description: Fiddle, Ireland

PHIL SPECTOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 December 1939
Description: Record producer, Composer, USA

THE CATE BROTHERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 December 1942
Description: Duo and Band, USA

STEVE ALLEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 1921
Description: TV Host, Author, Actor, Composer, USA

UGLY DAVE GRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 December 1933
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australia

APACHE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 December 1964
Description: Vocalist , USA

BASHFUL BROTHER OSWALD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 December 1911
Description: Guitarist, USA

JARED LETO
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 December 1971
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA

JOHNNY CHESTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 26 December 1941
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, Australia

HURD HATFIELD
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 December 1998
Description: Actor, USA

VIC BERTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 December 1951
Description: Drummer, USA

JACK BENNY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 December 1974
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

LOWMAN PAULING
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 December 1973
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

TONY GREIG
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 December 2012
Description: England Test cricketer turned commentator.

CURTIS MAYFIELD
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 December 1999
Description: Musician, Actor, USA

JOE DOLAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 December 2007
Description: Vocalsit, Composer, Ireland

TEENA MARIE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 December 2010
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

BETTY MCQUADE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 2011
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

BERNARD COUTAZ
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 December 2010
Description: Musical publisher

EVIE HAYES
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 1988
Description: Vocalisit, Actress

KERRY PACKER
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 26 December 2005
Description: Nine television network, and Australian Consolidated Press

 
 
 
 
 
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