On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Mark Twain is born, Lucy and Desi elope, civil war breaks out in Palestine, and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is released, all on this day.

OTD November 30 - The Wall
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1979: Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is released. The double album would sell six million copies in its first two weeks and be adapted into the 1982 feature film "Pink Floyd — The Wall." Pictured is an exhibit dedicated to the album on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

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