On this day: November 16

Published On: Nov 14 2012 10:50:45 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 16 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

Coca-Cola patents its iconic contoured bottle, Al Capone leaves prison, Luke and Laura get married, Harry Potter makes his movie debut, and Prince William and Kate Middleton announce their engagement, all on this day.

OTD November 16 - John Lennon
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1974: "Whatever Gets You Through the Night" becomes John Lennon's only single as a solo artist to reach No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. It would be knocked off the top of the chart a week later by Billy Swan's "I Can Help."

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