on November 29, 1973...

    A high-flying vulture smashed into an airplane at 37,000 feet above sea level, prompting outcries from animal protection groups asking the FAA for stricter rules. - a.i.
    The first Noah's New York Bagels opens in Salt Lake City. - b.d.
    The infamous Los Angeles toilet-paper shortage is accidentally started by Johnny Carson. - e.s.
    Stanley Kubrick crushes a young Steven Spielberg when he trash-talks his idea for a friendly alien movie. - ?