On this day: November 23

POSTED: 10:55 PM PST Nov 21, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 22, 2015 

The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.

OTD November 23 - Jacques Mayol
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1976: In a dive off the island of Elba, Italy, free diver Jacques Mayol becomes the first man to reach a depth of 100 meters undersea without breathing equipment. Mayol, the inspiration for Luc Besson's 1988 movie "The Big Blue," would also reach the 105-meter mark in 1983 at the age of 56.


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