"Huckleberry Finn" is first published, the first Nobel Prizes are awarded, the first transcontinental flight ends, Playboy debuts, and "Avatar" premieres in theaters, all on this day.
1985: The drama "Out of Africa," starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford and directed by Sydney Pollack, premieres in Los Angeles, Calif. The movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Adapted Screenplay.
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