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 - Misery
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1990: The psychological thriller "Misery," starring James Caan and Kathy Bates and based off Stephen King's novel of the same name, premieres in theaters. Bates would go on to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as the psychopathic Annie Wilkes.

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