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On this day: November 1

Published On: Nov 01 2012 12:34:18 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - Abbey Road
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1969: The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart in its third week of release. The album would spend a total of 11 weeks on top of the chart and become the best-selling album of 1969 and the fourth-best of 1970.

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