1. On November 24, 1967, the University of Arkansas football team defeated the Texas Longhorns 12-7 in what was known as the "Game of the Century." The game was played in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and was attended by President Richard Nixon.
2. On November 24, 1982, the Walt Disney film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" was released in theaters. The movie, starring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds, was based on the true story of a brothel that operated in La Grange, Texas.
3. On November 24, 1874, Miss Hattie's Bordello opened in Fort Worth, Texas. The brothel remained in operation for nearly 70 years, until it was closed by the city in 1949.
4. On November 24, 1935, the Arkansas State Capitol building was dedicated in Little Rock. The building was designed by architect George D. Brown and features a neoclassical style.
5. On November 24, 1953, beloved author William Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Faulkner, who was born in Mississippi but spent much of his life in Oxford, Mississippi, is known for his novels "The Sound and the Fury" and "As I Lay Dying," among others.
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