On this day: November 16

Published On: Nov 14 2012 10:50:45 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 16 2014 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 - Martha Plimpton
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1970: Actress Martha Plimpton, best known for her 1980s roles in movies such as "Goonies," "The Mosquito Coast," and "Running on Empty," is born in New York City. Plimpton, who also starred in the sitcom "Raising Hope," also has appeared on Broadway and in movies such as "Parenthood," "Stanley and Iris," "Beautiful Girls" and "I Shot Andy Warhol."

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