Thursday, Nov. 29, is the 334th day of 2012. There are 32 days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Hall of Fame sportscaster Vin Scully is 85. Former French President Jacques Chirac is 80. Blues singer John Mayall is 79. Actress Diane Ladd is 77. Comedian Garry Shandling is 63. Director Joel Coen is 58. Actor-comedian Howie Mandel is 57. Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano is 55. The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, is 53. Actress Cathy Moriarty is 52. Actor Don Cheadle is 48. Singer Jonathan Knight (New Kids on the Block) is 44.