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 - Anna Faris
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1976: Actress Anna Faris, best known for roles in movies such as "Scary Movie," "Lost in Translation" and "The House Bunny," is born in Baltimore, Md. She's seen here with her then-fiance Chris Pratt in 2007.

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