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On November the 27th
2005 
American actress, Jocelyn Brando, died at the age of 86. While she was a mildly successful actress she is most remembered as being the sister of Marlon Brando.
1983 
A Colombian passenger jet crashed near Madrid's Barajas Airport, resulting in the death of 183 people.
1968 
French actor, Michael Vartan, was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. He is best known for his participation in the hit television series, Alias, as the character of Michael Vaughn.
1942 
American mucisian, Jimi Hendrix, was born in Seattle, Washington. He is considered as one of the most influential musicians in the history of rock music.
1921 
Slovak politician, Alexander Dubcek, was born in Uhrovec, Czechoslovakia.
1907 
American writer, L. Sprague de Camp, was born in New York City. He was one of the most famous science fiction and fantasy authors of the 20th century.
1874 
President of Israel, Chaim Weizmann, was born in Motal, Belarus (Then Russia). He was President of the World Zionist Organization and the first elected President of the state of Israel.
1701 
Swedish inventor and astronomer, Anders Celsius, was born in Uppsala, Sweden. He was the inventor of the Celsius temperature scale.
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