DECEMBER 29 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1851 – The YMCA opened for the first time in America on the 29th December 1851, in Boston, Massachusetts

1936 – Mary Tyler Moore the American actress was born on the 29th December 1936.

1938 – Jon Voight the American actor was born on the 29th December 1938.

1939 – Consolidated B-24 Liberator had its first flight on the 29th December 1939.

1941 – Ray Thomas the English singer-songwriter from The Moody Blues was born on the 29th December 1941.

1947 – Ted Danson the American actor and producer was born on the 29th December 1947.

1954 – Roger Voudouris the American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 29th December 1954 (died 2003 aged 48). Roger Voudouris was best known for his 1979 hit Get Used To It (YouTube video)…

1960 – David Boon the Australian cricketer was born on the 29th December 1960.

1965 – Dexter Holland the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from The Offspring was born on the 29th December 1965.

1970 ~ Aled Jones the Welsh singer was born on the 29th December 1970. Aled jones verified Twitter: 

1970 – Glen Phillips the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Toad the Wet Sprocket was born on the 29th December 1970.

1972 – Jude Law the English actor, director, and producer was born on the 29th December 1972.

2012 ~ Tony Greig the English Test cricket captain and commentator died on the 29th December 2012, aged 66, living in Australia. Tony was Born Anthony Greig on 6th October 1946 in South Africa.

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