On this day: November 23

Published On: Nov 22 2012 12:55:36 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 23 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.

OTD November 23 - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
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2005: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the first elected female head of state in Africa.

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