On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

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

OTD November 30 - 16 Candles
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Coed Records

1958: Coed Records releases "16 Candles" by The Crests. The song would peak at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and No. 4 on the R&B charts.

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