Archive for November 29th, 2015

CHIMP ORBITS EARTH ON THIS DAY IN 1961

Mercury-Atlas 5 was a unmanned spaceflight of the Mercury program. It
was launched on November 29, 1961 with
Enos the chimpanzee (above)
aboard. He was the second chimp in space.
The craft orbited the Earth
twice and splashed down about 200 miles
south of Bermuda. Enos died
of dysentery the following year on November 4th.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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John Belmont


George Harrison (February 25, 1943 – November 29, 2001)

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1969

The Beatles song "Come Together" was written by John Lennon but credited to
Lennon–McCartney. It is the opening track on the album Abbey Road and was
released as a double A-sided single with "Something".

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