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 - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
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1964: The upper deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, a double-decked suspension bridge connecting the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City, opens to traffic. At the time it was the world's longest suspension bridge.

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