"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.
1960: Actor and director Kenneth Branagh, best known for acting in movies such as "Henry V," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and "My Week With Marilyn," and for directing movies like "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein" and "Thor" (pictured), is born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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