On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2015 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 - Cathy Moriarty
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1960: Actress Cathy Moriarty, an Oscar-nominee for "Raging Bull" who also has appeared in movies such as "Kindergarten Cop," "Soapdish," "Casper" (pictured), "Cop Land" and "Analyze That," is born in The Bronx, New York.

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