On this day: November 21

Published On: Nov 20 2012 02:35:16 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" terrorizes moviegoers, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.

OTD November 21 - Ken Griffey Jr
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1969: Baseball player Ken Griffey Jr., one of the most prolific home run hitters in baseball history, is born in Donora, Pennsylvania. A 13-time All-Star who spent most of his 22-year career with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, his 630 home runs rank as the sixth-most in MLB history.

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