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Friday, December 15th, 2017

National Cupcake Day
National Cupcake Day
Cupcakes have been around since the 19th century. For many years, cupcakes were known as one-two-three-four cakes because of their recipe: one cup of butter, two cups of sugar, three cups of flour, four eggs, plus one cup of milk and one spoon full of baking soda. This formula is still the traditional cupcake recipe that many people use today.
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Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Eddie Kendricks
Eddie Kendricks
Eddie Kendricks (December 17, 1939 – October 5, 1992) was a singer and songwriter, best known for his distinctive falsetto singing vocals and being a co-founder of the legendary singing group The Temptations. He was of their lead singers from 1960 until 1971 and was featured on such famous songs as "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "Get Ready", and "Just My Imagination". He became a solo artist and recorded several hits in the 1970s, including "Keep On Truckin". Kendricks was born in Union Springs, Alabama.
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Monday, December 18th, 2017

Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis
Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. Davis was born Raiford Chatman Davis in Cogdell, Clinch County, Georgia. Also an notable African American director, he directed movies like Gordon's War, Black Girl and Cotton Comes to Harlem. In 1948 he married Ruby Dee and they achieved continued success together.
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Monday, December 18th, 2017

Frankie Crocker
Frankie Crocker
Frankie "Hollywood" Crocker (December 18, 1937, Buffalo, New York, USA - October 21, 2000, North Miami Beach, Florida) was a famous New York radio DJ. (Coined "Hollywood" for his showmanship and self-marketing tactics.) Crocker once rode into New York Disco Club Studio 54 on a white stallion horse. He has introduced more than 30 artists and talents to the world and was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 2005.
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Monday, December 18th, 2017

Benjamin O. Davis Jr
Benjamin O. Davis Jr
Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. (December 18, 1912 – July 4, 2002) was the first Black General in the US Air Force and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen.
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Monday, December 18th, 2017

George
George "Smitty" Smith
George Hoza "Smitty" Smith (born in Florida) The second oldest in the original members of the Manhattans. He was born in Florida on December 18 in 1939. His mother couldn’t remember his actual birth date. It was either supposed to be December the 18th, or December the 28th.
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Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Maurice White
Maurice White
Maurice White (born December 19, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee ) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger and bandleader. He is the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. Winning 7 Grammys and nominated for 21 he is an American legend in the recording industry. As a drummer he played with many artists like Billy Stewart, the Dells and Ramsey Lewis. The older brother of current Earth, Wind & Fire member Verdine White, and former member Fred White.
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Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Betty Wright
Betty Wright
Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright (born December 21, 1953), a Grammy winning Miami-based soul and R&B singer-songwriter, who won fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight Is the Night".
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Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Vesta Williams
Vesta Williams
Mary Vesta Williams (December 1, 1957 – September 22, 2011) Born in Coshocton, Ohio, United States was an American R&B singer. Originally credited as Vesta Williams, she was sometimes simply billed as Vesta from the 1990s onwards. Williams scored six Top 10 hits on the US Billboard R&B chart from the mid 1980s to the early 1990s. Williams was known for the hits "Once Bitten, Twice Shy," "Sweet Sweet Love," "Congratulations" and "Special."
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Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Jordin Sparks
Jordin Sparks
Jordin Brianna Sparks (born December 22, 1989) is an R&B singer, actress and songwriter. Sparks won holds the distinction of being the youngest winner of the American Idol contest at the age of 17. Sparks was born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Jodi (Weidmann) Sparks and former professional football player Phillippi Sparks.
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