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 - Rocky
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1976: The boxing drama "Rocky," starring Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire, Burt Young and Carl Weathers, premieres in New York City. The movie would make more than $225 million as the highest grossing film of 1976 and win three Oscars, including Best Picture.

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