December 12, 1915: Frank Sinatra's birthday. Here is Sinatra's mug shot, his reason for arrest? “Carrying on with a married woman” — a criminal offense at the time. The charge was eventually dismissed, but his reputation as a ladies’ man only grew...
Here’s a photo of Jim Morrison performing with The Doors for the last time on December 12, 1970 in New Orleans at The Warehouse. It was at this show that keyboardist Ray Manzarek said, he felt Morrison ”leave the stage” even though Morrison was still standing in front of the microphone. When his spirit returned, Morrison smashed a hole through the stage with his microphone stand ending the concert early.
December 12, 1958: On the set of "A Hole in the Head," a joint birthday celebration is going on for Frank Sinatra (turning 43) and Edward G. Robinson (turning 65). Pictured, left to right, are Eleanor Parker, Sinatra, Robinson, Carolyn Jones, Frank Capra and Thelma Ritter.
There aren't too many people that will complain if you break out a hot cocoa bar at your next event. In fact, there may not be any individuals who complain. The truth is that you may get some cheers and obvious signs of joy when you present a bevy of chocolate options to your thirsty guests.
Novelist, short story writer, and playwright Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was born in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, the son of poor Jewish parents. Even as a child, he loved to write. Although he is remembered primarily for Catch-22, his other works center on the lives of various members of the middle class and remain examples of modern satire.