Today is Wednesday, November 14. There are 42 days until Christmas.

In 1965, the U.S. Government sent 90,000 soldiers to Viet Nam.

In 1988, "Murphy Brown" debuted on CBS.

In 1999, the United Nations imposed sanction on Afghanistan for refusing to surrender suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden.

In 2001, the movie "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" premiered.

Today is Pickle Day, and Spicy Guacamole Day.

Author P.J. O'Rourke is 71 today.

Great Britain's Prince Charles is 70.

Condoleeza Rice, former Secretary of State, is 64.

Actress Annie Thurman. best known for her role in "The Hunger Games" is 22.