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November 26

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2003The Concorde supersonic jetliner makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.
 
2002Actor Nicholas Cage and singer Lisa Marie Presley divorce, less than four months after their marriage.
 
1998Two trains collide in India, killing 211 people.
 
1994William Schroeder becomes the second person in the world to receive an artificial heart, during surgery at Humana Hospital in Louisville, KY.
 
1980Paul McCartney stars in Rockshow, a documentary movie of the 1976 "Wings Over America" tour, that premieres in New York.
 
1975Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, a disciple of Charles Manson, is found guilty of attempting to assassinate US president Gerald Ford.
 
1973Rose Mary Woods, secretary to US president Nixon, tells a federal court that she accidentally caused part of the 18-minute gap in a Watergate tape recording.
 
1965France launches its first earth satellite.
 
1956Bandleader Tommy Dorsey chokes to death in his sleep, at age 51.
 
1955Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & his Comets, becomes the first rock and roll record to hit #1 on the UK charts.
 
1950China joins the Korean conflict, launching a counter-offensive against United Nations, US and South Korean forces.
 
1949India becomes a republic within the British Commonwealth.
 
1942Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, premieres at the Hollywood Theater in New York City.
 
1942In order to ensure a supply of fuel for the American war effort during WWII, President Roosevelt orders nationwide gasoline rationing, to begin December 1.
 
1922Archaeologists Howard Carter (US) and Lord Carnarvon (England) discover the tomb of King Tutankhamen in Egypt.
 
1825  Kappa Alpha, the first college fraternity, is formed at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
 

Born today:

1983  Chris Hughes - Facebook co-founder

1981  Natasha Bedingfield - singer

1976  Maia Campbell - actress

1974  Tammy Lynn Michaels - actress; spouse of singer Melissa Etheridge

1966  Garcelle Beauvais - actress (The Jamie Foxx Show)

1965  Steve Grisaffe - singer

1962  Linda Davis - country singer

1959  Jamie Rose - actress

1946  Art Shell - football player, coach

1946  John McVie - bassist (Fleetwood Mac)

1944  Alan Henderson - bassist (Them)

1943  Bruce Paltrow - producer, director

1942  Jan Stenerud - NFL kicker

1939  Tina Turner - singer, actress

1938  Rich Little - impressionist

1938  Ray Brown - singer (The Four Freshmen)

1933  Robert Goulet - singer

1922  Charles Schulz - Peanuts cartoonist

1912  Eric Severeid - broadcast journalist

1910  Cyril Cusack - actor

1832  Mary Edwards Walker - first female surgeon in US Army

1607  John Harvard - Harvard College founder

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
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