On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.

OTD November 29 - Don Cheadle
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1964: Actor Don Cheadle, best known for his roles in movies such as "Boogie Nights," "Traffic," "Ocean's Eleven," "Crash," "Iron Man 2" and "Hotel Rwanda," is born in Kansas City, Missouri.

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