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What is Today - Nov. 20, 2013

What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (11/20/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1910 – Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (Anna Karenina), dies at 82

1914 – US State Department starts requiring photographs for passports

1929 – Birthday – Dick Clark, TV host (American Bandstand), (d. 2012)

1956 – Birthday – Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man)

1971 – Birthday – Joel McHale, American actor and comedian, (The Soup, Community)

1975 – Birthday – Dierks Bentley, country music artist (Come A Little Closer, Lot of Leavin’ Left to Do)

1977 – Birthday – Josh Turner, country music singer (Long Black Train, Would You Go With Me)

1982 – Drew Barrymore at age seven hosts Saturday Night Live

1984 – McDonald's made its 50 billionth hamburger

1986 – Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

1993 – Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs

2001 – In Washington, D.C., U.S. President George W. Bush dedicates the United States Department of Justice headquarters building as the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building, honoring the late Robert F. Kennedy on what would have been his 76th birthday.

2007 – Linda Bollea (46) divorces professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (53) after 23 years of marriage

2012 – Toshiba unveils a robot designed to help in nuclear disasters

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