On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2012 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 - Richard Crenna
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1926: Actor Richard Crenna, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Sand Pebbles," "Body Heat" and the first three "Rambo" movies, is born in Los Angeles, California. Crenna, who died of heart failure at the age of 76 on Jan. 17, 2003, also appeared in the TV series "Our Miss Brooks" and "The Real McCoys."

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