Today is Thursday, November 15. There are 39 days until Christmas.

On this date in 1777, the Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation.

In 1926, the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) debuted with a network of 24 stations.

In 1956, Elvis Presley's first film, "Love Me Tender," opened at the Paramount Theater in New York City.

In 1969, the first Wendy's Hamburger restaurant opened in Columbus, Ohio.

In 1980, country singer Kenny Rogers topped the pop singles chart with "Lady."

In 1990, the producer for the duo Milli Vanilli confirmed the pair did not sing on their Grammy award winning debut album "Girl You Know It's True."  The two men later returned their Best New Artist Grammy Award.

In 1996, pop star Michael Jackson married his plastic surgeon's nurse Debbie Rowe in a ceremony in Sydney, Australia.

Today is America Recycles Day, Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, the Great American Smokeout, Bundt Pan Day, and Raisin Bran Cereal Day.

Country singer C. W. McCall is 90.  He's best known for the 1976 hit "Convoy."

Ed Asner, from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” and “Lou Grant” is 89.

Actress Beverly D'Angelo from the National Lampoon “Vacation” movies is 67.

Fashion designer Jimmy Choo is 70.

Actress Shailene Woodley, from “Big Little Lies,” and “Fault in Our Stars” is 27.