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Weekend of November 22- On This Day

On This Day in history:

SATURDAY:

1889- The first jukebox is debuted in San Francisco.

1936- The first edition of "Life" is published.

1959- The musical "Fiorello!" opens on Broadway.

1972- The musical, "Pippin" opens.

1990- MTV bans Madonna's "Justify My Love" video.

1993- Metallica's album, "Garage Inc." is released world wide.



SUNDAY:

1859- Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species."  The paper explains his theory of evolution.

1871- The National Rifle Association is incorporated in the U.S.

1947- John Steinbeck's novel "The Pearl" is published for the first time.

1950- The musical, "Guys and Dolls" opens.

1963- Dallas nightclub owner, Jack Ruby, shoots and kills Lee Harvey Oswald on national television.

1991- Freddie Mercury of Queen dies of AIDS complications at age 45.




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