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 - Harpo Marx
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1888: Comedian and actor Harpo Marx, the second-oldest of the Marx Brothers comedy team, is born Adolph Marx in New York City. Harpo would become known for wearing a curly reddish wig and never speaking in films, instead blowing a horn or whistling to communicate. He died at the age of 75 on Sept. 28, 1964, after undergoing open heart surgery in Los Angeles following a heart attack, barely six months after his retirement.


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