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The 55th Golden Globes are held

The most memorable moments were when Christine Lahti was announced as the winner of Best Actress in a Television Drama, she was in the restroom and came out a few minutes later to accept. After winning Best Actor, Ving Rhames brought fellow nominee Jack Lemmon on stage to give his award to the elder actor.

Cameron’s hit Titanic wins Golden Globe for Best Drama

James Cameron did not receive any major mainstream filmmaking awards prior to Titanic. For Titanic, he won several, including Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. Cameron is one of the few filmmakers to win 3 Oscars in a single evening and Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director.

The 49th Golden Globes are held

The 49th Golden Globes awarded the best in film and television for 1991. A film Bugsy by Barry Levinson won the Best Drama. The award for the Best Actor in a drama went to Nick Nolte for his role in a film The Prince of Tides and Jodie Foster was chosen as the Best Actress for a drama The Silence of Lambs.

Dionne & Friends are at #1 on the US singles chart

That's What Friends Are For is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager. A cover version by "Dionne & Friends", was released as a charity single for AIDS research and prevention. It was a massive hit, becoming the number-one single in the United States, and winning the Grammy Awards for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Song of the Year.

American actor and screenwriter Jason Segel is born

American actor, screenwriter, producer, and author, born in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his role of Marshall Eriksen in sitcom How I Met Your Mother. He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his performance in the 2015 film The End of the Tour.

Barry Manilow is at #1 on the US singles chart with "Mandy"

Mandy is a song originally written by Scott English and Richard Kerr. Barry Manilow's cover version of Mandy reached the top of the US Hot 100 Singles Chart. Later on, it was recorded by many other artists. The song was a UK #1 hit in 2003 for Irish boyband Westlife.

Johnny Preston tops US singles chart with "Running Bear"

"Running Bear" is a song written by Jiles Perry Richardson and sung most famously by Johnny Preston. The 1959 recording featured background vocals by Richardson and George Jones. It was No. 1 for 3 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

American actor Kevin Costner is born

Kevin Michael Costner is an American actor, director, producer, and musician. His accolades include 2 Academy Awards, 3 Golden Globe Awards, 1 Primetime Emmy Award, and 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Costner starred in movies like Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves; the Oliver Stone-directed JFK and The Bodyguard.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1892

Oliver Hardy

born 1982

Joanna Newsom

born 1969

Dave Bautista