Thought for Today:
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Today's Highlight in History:
1861: French film artist George Melies was born on December 8. Her fanciful and inventive films included the use of stop-action, double exposures, fade-outs, dissolves, and other special effects. Her famous film is called Trip to the Moon.
1980: The world's most famous rock star John Lennon was shot dead on December 8. He was widely regarded as the most thoughtful and outspoken of the four Beatles during their peak of popularity during the 1960's.