This happened today, December 24

John Brian Gayagoy, Editor

1956 – “I Love Lucy” Christmas show airs, never put in syndication.

1970 Walt Disney’s “Aristocats” is released.

1974 Cardinals’ Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year.

1977  “Ghost to the Post”, Raiders tight end Dave Casper (“The Ghost”) catches a 42-yard reception to set up the Raiders’ tying field goal near the end of regulation (Raiders win in OT).

1973 Stephenie Meyer, American author (Twilight Saga), born in Hartford, Connecticut.