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 - Diane Ladd
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1935: Actress Diane Ladd, a three-time Oscar nominee known for movies like "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "Wild at Heart" and "Rambling Rose," is born Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi.

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