On this day: November 29

Published On: Nov 29 2012 12:22:18 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 29 2014 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 - Tom Sizemore
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1964: Actor Tom Sizemore, best known for his roles in films such as "Saving Private Ryan," "Black Hawk Down," "Heat" and "Pearl Harbor," is born in Detroit, Michigan.

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