On this day: December 19

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:58:49 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 19 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

"A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

OTD December 19 - Calendar Girl
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1960: Neil Sedaka's song "Calendar Girl" debuts on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 100 during its first week of release. The song would reach No. 4 on the chart in 1961, making it one of the singer's better-known songs.

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