On this day: November 30

Published On: Nov 29 2012 10:03:58 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 30 2015 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 - Marc Forster
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1969: Director Marc Forster, known for movies such as "Monster's Ball," "Finding Neverland," "Stranger than Fiction," "The Kite Runner," "Quantum of Solace" and "World War Z," is born in Illertissen, West Germany.

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