Thought for Today:
Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want-and their kids pay for it.
Today's Highlight in History:
1892: The debut performance of Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker is held at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky （1840-1893）was the author of some of the most popular themes in all of classical music. The Nutcracker is a ballet by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, dramatizing a children's story of Christmas. The Nutcracker is frequently presented during the Christmas season.
1963: American Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Pitt was born on December 18, 1963. He is one of the most famous movie actors in the world and is a popular icon in the media worldwide. His most notable roles are Jeffrey Goines in “Twelve Monkeys”; Tyler Durden in “Fight Club” and David Mills in “Se7en”
1963年12月18日，美国演员布拉德·皮特出生。.他曾获奥斯卡金像奖的提名,是世界上最著名的演员之一，是世界范围内的媒体偶像。他最著名的角色有在《十二猴子》中扮演的Jeffrey Goines；《拳击俱乐部》中饰演的Tyler Durden., 和《七宗罪》中的David Mills。