Calendar: Week of December 18

Calendar: Week of Dec. 18
Calendar: Week of Dec. 18 00:52

Here's a look at the week ahead on our "Sunday Morning" Calendar:

        
On Monday filmmaker Steven Spielberg celebrates his 71st birthday.

         
Tuesday is the Postal Service's recommended deadline for sending First Class Mail in time for delivery by Christmas.

       
On Wednesday, the Census Bureau releases its latest national population estimates

      
Thursday is the Winter Solstice … shortest day of the year.

         
Friday is National Date Nut Bread Day -- a dessert loaf celebration.

       
And, ready or not, Saturday shapes up to be the second-busiest shopping day of the season -- behind only Black Friday -- according to ShopperTrak.