What Happened on November 29, 1972

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Nolan Bushnell (co-founder of Atari) releases Pong (the first commercially successful video game) in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.

Famous Birthdays

  • Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • Brian Baumgartner, American actor
  • Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Larry Joe Campbell, American actor
  • Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • Minoru Tanaka, Japanese pro-wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Stalling, American composer (b. 1888)