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The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Specials

Christmas TV specials, limited series and movies are bigger than ever these days from now until the New Year, you’ll be able to find some festive yule-tide programming every night of the week. From the traditional viewing of It’s a Wonderful Life, the different versions of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, to baking shows and live music specials, we’ve got them all listed on the new Christmas TV Specials page. (Since not all of the networks list their specials early, this list will be updated throughout the coming weeks, so check back often for new additions!)

This Day in Pop Culture for November 29

Crowder is Born
It was on this day in Texarkana, Texas in 1971 when David Wallace Crowder was born. In 1996, he was the lead vocalist of the David Crowder Band who released six studio albums, two live albums, four EPs and on compilation album. In 2012, the group broke up and Crowder began going it alone. His debut solo album, Neon Steeple, was released in May of 2014. His most recent album, American Prodigal, was released on September 23, 2016.


Actress Natalie Wood Drowns
Though the drowning of actress Natalie Wood happened back on this day in 1981, her death is still ruled a mystery. Wood, her husband Robert Wagner and Christopher Walken were aboard the couple’s yacht, “The Splendor,” which was moored off Santa Catalina, California. Wood and Walken were working together in the film Brainstorm during the time. It has been suspected that Wood somehow slipped overboard while untying the dinghy attached to the boat, but some also think that Wagner is responsible for her death, but nobody knows for sure what really happened. Wagner and Woods had married twice from 1957-1962 and 1974 until the time of her death. The case has been opened and shut a few times since 1981, with no concrete answers. Yet.


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