The List: December

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1 December:
Steve Jansen b. 1959
Harold Budd – Lovely Thunder released 1986

2 December:
Peter Kingsbery b. 1952
Lucy Liu b. 1968
United Arab Emirates – National Day 1971
Laos – National Day 1975
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad released 1988
Michael Hedges d. 1997

3 December:
Mel Smith b. 1952

The emblems of the United Arab Emirates and Finland (Suomi)(wiki)

5 December:
David Bomberg b. 1890
Jean Michel Jarre – Oxygene released 1976

6 December:
Finland (Suomi) – Independence Day 1917
Steven Wright b. 1955

7 December:
Claudia Brucken b. 1963
Perry Blake – Still Life released 1999

8 December:
Bill Bryson b. 1951

Two versions of a geisha.

9 December:
Tanzania – Independence Day 1961
Imogen Heap b. 1977
Memoirs of a Geisha opens in the US 2005

10 December:
Leon Kossoff b. 1926
Jack Hues b. 1957

11 December:
Burkina Faso – Proclamation of Republic (no year)
Justin Currie b. 1964
Istanbul Modern opens 2004
Wang Chung – Tazer Up released 2012

12 December:
Kenya – Jamhuri Day 1963

13 December:
Dale Ryder b. 1955?

14 December:
The Jerk (Steve Martin) movie opens 1979
David Sylvian – Alchemy released 1985

15 December:
Don Johnson b. 1949
Jumanji movie opens 1995

16 December:
Kazakhstan – Independence Day 1991

17 December:
Sleeper movie released 1973
Genesis – Wind and Wuthering released 1976
Museum of Tomorrow opens in Rio, Brazil 2015

18 December:
Qatar – National Day 1878
Niger – Republic Day 1958
Dogs in Space movie opens in Australia 1986

19 December:
JMW Turner d. 1851

20 December:
Cardiff becomes capital of Wales 1955
Alain de Botton b. 1969

21 December:
Duran Duran – All You Need is Now released 2010

22 December:
The Pink Panther Strikes Again released 1976
Cast Away (Tom Hanks) movie released 2000

24 December:
Howard Hughes b. 1905

25 December:
Joan Miro d. 1983
Catch Me if You Can movie opens 2002
The Aviator movie opens in America 2004
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty opens in the US 2013

29 December:
Vaughan Oliver d. 2019

31 December:
Henri Mattisse b. 1869
Andy Summers b. 1942
Michael Hedges b. 1953