Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.
2012: Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, dies following a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Having your birthday fall on Christmas can leave you feeling overshadowed and left out. But take heart, these celebrities were also Christmas babies.