Phil Spector Turns 72! Read His Bio.

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ON THIS DAY
December 26
On This Day: December 26

Phil Spector

Born: December 26, 1940
Age: 72 years old
Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Murderer, Musician

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Events
1908
104 years ago
Boxer Jack Johnson, nicknamed the Galveston Giant, becomes the first African-American world heavyweight champion.
http://www.biography.com/people/jack-johnson-9355980 >>

1933
79 years ago
Edwin Armstrong receives a patent for wideband frequency modulation (FM), an invention that delivers clearer radio broadcasts than AM radio.
http://www.biography.com/people/edwin-armstrong-9188800 >>

1965
47 years ago
The iconic Broadway musical Funny Girl has its closing night, having starred Barbra Streisand in the lead role.
http://www.biography.com/people/barbra-streisand-9497402 >>

1978
34 years ago
Controversial former prime minister of India Indira Gandhi is released from prison.
http://www.biography.com/people/indira-gandhi-9305913 >>

Born On This Day
Phil Spector
Born: December 26, 1940
Age: 72 years old
Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Murderer, Musician
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Steve Allen
Born: December 26, 1921
Died: October 30, 2000
Age: 78 years old
Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Television Personality
Best Known For >>

Charles Babbage
Born: December 26, 1791
Died: October 18, 1871
Age: 79 years old
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Mathematician, Inventor
Best Known For >>

Died On This Day
Dian Fossey
Died: December 26, 1985
Age: 53 years old
Place: Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Occupation: Anthropologist, Zoologist
Best Known For >>

Percy Sutton
Died: December 26, 2009
Age: 89 years old
Place: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Lawyer
Best Known For >>

Gerald Ford
Died: December 26, 2006
Age: 93 years old
Place: Rancho Mirage, CA, United States
Occupation: U.S. President
Best Known For >>

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