|1956, Elvis Presley made chart history by having 10 songs on Billboards Top 100 for week ending Dec 19th.|
|1960, Cliff Richard was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I Love You'. The singers fourth UK No.1 and his first Xmas No.1.|
1962, during his first visit to the UK Bob Dylan performed at The Troubadour in London.
1982, sets of commemorative stamps in memory of Bob Marley were issued in Jamaica.
1984, Band Aid were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' and Madonna was at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Like A Virgin.'