On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2014 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 - Sandra Oh
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1970: Actress Sandra Oh, best known for her role as Dr. Cristina Yang on "Grey's Anatomy," is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Oh has also appeared in movies, including "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "Sideways."

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