On this day: November 28

Published On: Nov 28 2012 12:52:20 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 28 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Magellan reaches the Pacific, William Shakespeare gets hitched, the Grand Ole Opry debuts, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci defects, and Jeffrey Dahmer is killed in prison, all on this day.

OTD November 28 - Randy Newman
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1943: Composer and singer Randy Newman, who's known for songs such as "Short People" and "I Love L.A." as well as providing film scores for movies such as "Toy Story," "Cars" and "Monsters, Inc.," is born in Los Angeles, California. He was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

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