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On this day: December 25

Published On: Dec 23 2012 12:30:23 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 25 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington crosses the Delaware, "To Kill a Mockingbird" premieres, Gorbachev resigns, and passengers on a Christmas flight into Detroit foil the "Underwear Bomber," all on this day.

OTD December 25 - Dido
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1971: Singer-songwriter Dido, best known for the songs "Thank You" and "White Flag," is born Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong in London, England. She became known to American audiences in 2001 when Eminem sampled the first verse of "Thank You" in his hit rap song "Stan."

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