On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.

OTD December 3 - Rubber Soul
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1965: The Beatles' sixth studio album, "Rubber Soul," is released in the United Kingdom. The album, featuring songs such as "Drive My Car," "Norwegian Wood" and "Nowhere Man," would begin a 42-week run on the British charts eight days later. On Christmas Day it would replace "Help!," the Beatles' previous album, at the top of the charts, a position "Rubber Soul" would hold for eight weeks.

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