Today is Friday, November 30th. There are 24 days until Christmas.

In 1971, the television movie "Brian's Song" aired on ABC. The story was based on the relationship between Chicago Bears' running backs Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer.

In 1994, two passengers were killed after the cruise ship Achille Lauro caught fire off the coast of Somalia.  Nearly one-thousand passengers and crew members were forced to abandon ship.  The Achille Lauro sank two days later.

In 2015, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook joined forces to address global climate change.

Today is Computer Security Day, Meth Awareness Day, and Mousse Day.

Emmy Award-winning actor Mandy Patinkin, from “Homeland,”  ‘Chicago Hope,” and “The Princess Bride” is 66.

Actress Kaley Cuoco, from “Big Bang Theory” is 33.

Model Chrissy Teigen is 33.

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