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Christmas Countdown

25 Days of Christmas 2010 - Day 5


On the fifth day of our Christmas Countdown, let's learn more about another heartwarming carol, find out which highly-influential composer died on this day at the young age of 35, watch a coming of age film and discover a toy that babies and toddlers will have loads of fun with. Happy Holidays!

Carol of the Day

"Silver Bells" is another heartwarming carol that encapsulates the joyous feeling of Christmas. This song is one of Livingston and Evans' collaborative hits and remains a much-loved Christmas song to this day.

This Day in Music History

On this day in 1791, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna. He was sickly as a child and died at the young age of 35. Yet, his over 600 compositions still influence countless musicians and listeners to this day.

Movie of the Day

A Walk to Remember (Compare Prices) - Based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks, it stars Mandy Moore as Jamie Sullivan, a preacher's daughter with a beautiful voice and Shane West as Landon Carter, a troubled teenager. It's a coming of age film that centers on the character's relationship despite obstacles.

Suggested Stocking Stuffer

Learn & Move Music Station (Compare Prices) - From Fisher-Price's Laugh & Learn line of toys and activity centers. The Learn & Move Music Station works wirelessly with your television but can also be played on its own. It has two two game levels, 5 modes and over 50 tunes. Little ones learn their ABC's, numbers, colors and more. Recommended for babies 9 months old and older.

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