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 - Joan Ganz Cooney
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1929: TV producer Joan Ganz Cooney, one of the founders of the Children's Television Network and the children's TV show "Sesame Street," is born Joan Ganz in Phoenix, Arizona.

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