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.
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."
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