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 - Elisha Cuthbert
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1982: Actress Elisha Cuthbert, best known for her roles in movies such as "Old School," "The Girl Next Door" and "House of Wax" and on the TV series "24" and "Happy Endings," is born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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