Today in History – November 16
Today is Friday, November 16. There are 41 days until Christmas.
On this date in 1963, the touch-tone telephone was introduced.
In 1966, Dr. Sam Sheppard was acquitted in his second trial of charges he murdered his pregnant wife. His story was the subject of the television show and the film "The Fugitive."
In 1982, a 57-day-old NFL strike came to an end with an agreement.
In 1999, Eddie Van Halen had hip replacement surgery.
In 2010, Beatles music became available on iTunes.
Today is Button Day, and Fast Food Day.
Emmy Award-winning actress Marg Helgenberger, from “China Beach,” and “Erin Brockovich” is 60.
Actress Lisa Bonet, from “The Cosby Show” is 51. She also married rocker Lenny Kravitz on this date in 1987.
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is 41. Her credits include the movies "The Dark Knight," and "Mona Lisa Smile."