On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2016 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 - Garry Shandling
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1949: Comedian and actor Garry Shandling, best known for his work on the TV shows "It's Garry Shandling's Show" and "The Larry Sanders Show," is born in Chicago, Illinois. He died from a heart attack at age 66 on March 24, 2016.

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