On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

Mark Twain is born, Lucy and Desi elope, civil war breaks out in Palestine, Bing and Bowie sing a Christmas duet, and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is released, all on this day.

OTD November 30 - Lucy and Desi
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1940: Lucille Ball marries Desi Arnaz in Greenwich, Conn. They are seen here at right in a publicity still for 1957's "The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show."

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