That doesn't involve dead celebrities.
Today was the date upon which Benedict XVI promulgated his newest Encyclical
Caritas in veritate
On integral human development in Charity and Truth.
Too bad the 24 hour News outlets were otherwise engaged showing wall to wall coverage of homage to "the gloved one".
I encourage you to click on the link above and read the encyclical.
If you prefer, Curt Jester has done us all a solid and converted the text to ereader and kindle format. Check that out here.
I am printing out my copy now.