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 - Ben Stiller
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1965: Actor Ben Stiller, best known for his roles in movies such as "Reality Bites," "There's Something About Mary," "Meet the Parents," "Zoolander" and "Night at the Museum," is born in New York City.

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