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On This Day December 30

Frank Sinatra recorded My Way in 1968.

The Golden Arches came to Australia in 1971 with the opening of the first McDonald’s at Yagoona in Sydney.

It was wedding bells for INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly and Deni Hines in 1993 but that union only lasted 10 months, ending in divorce two years later.

In 1999, George Harrison and wife Olivia were attacked at their English mansion – the former Beatle was stabbed a number of times by the intruder.

Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was hanged in 2006. He was found guilty of crimes against humanity a month earlier.

Today’s Birthdays:

Golfer Tiger Woods is 39 (1975).

Comedian Glenn Robbins is 57 (1957).

Jeff Lynne from ELO is 67 (1947).

Godmother of Punk, Patti Smith is 68 (1946).

Mike Nesmith is 72 (1942).

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