In no particular order:
• 1990 – Ivana Trump was divorced from Donald Trump after 12 years of marriage.
Donald Trump and daughter Tiffany Trump.
Ivana Trump in the “Got Milk” campaign 1995-1999.
• 2009 – The game Angry Birds was released.
• 2013 – Standard & Poors announced that Facebook would join its S&P 500 index “after the close of trading on December 20.”
•1894 – The world’s first motor show opened in Paris with nine exhibitors.
•1930 – The Bank of the United States in New York failed.
•1946 – The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was established by the U.N. General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in countries devastated by war.
•1981 – Muhammad Ali fought his last fight. He lost his 61st fight to Trevor Berbick.
•1985 – General Electric Company agreed to buy RCA Corporation for $6.3 billion. Also included in the deal was NBC Radio and Television.
•1986 – The government of South Africa expanded its media restrictions by imposing prior censorship and banning coverage of a wide range of peaceful anti-apartheid protests.
•1987 – Charlie Chaplin’s trademark cane and bowler hat were sold at Christie’s for £82,500.
•1994 – The world’s largest free trade zone was created when leaders of 34 Western Hemisphere nations signed a free-trade declaration known as “The Miami Process.”
•1997 – More than 150 countries agreed at a global warming conference in Kyoto, Japan, to control the Earth’s “greenhouse gases.”
•2001 – CNN Ted Turner purchased 12,000 acres in Nebraska for Bison ranches.
•2001 – Federal agents seized computers in 27 U.S. cities as part of “Operation Buccaneer.” The raids were used to gain evidence against an international software piracy ring.
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Compiled by: Jimmy Adesanya (Facebook.com/LinkedIn)
For: theBRAND Radio / BLOG