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Today in History: Sunday, November 28, 2021

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Television and Radio:
The Grand Ole Opry made its radio debut on station WSM in 1925.

Movies:
Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”, the first in a series of movies based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s book, had its world premiere in New Zealand in 2012.

Music:
Queen Latifah released her debut album, “All Hail the Queen”, and its success helped redefine the traditionally male genre of rap.

News:
The U.S. launched the space probe Mariner IV from Cape Kennedy on a course set for Mars in 1964…Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain in 1990…Jeffrey Dahmer, a convicted serial killer, was clubbed to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate in 1994.

Celebrity Birthdays:
Music producer Berry Gordy in 92; actor Ed Harris is 71; actor Judd Nelson (“The Breakfast Club”) is 62; former late night talk show host Jon Stewart is 59.