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.
1994: The Beatles' first album of unreleased material in nearly 25 years, "Live at BBC," is released in the United Kingdom. The compilation album features performances by The Beatles originally broadcast on various BBC radio shows from 1963 through 1965. It would peak at No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart and reach No. 1 on the U.K. Albums Chart, selling an estimated eight million copies worldwide during its first year of release.
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