What Happened on November 5, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark West, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • RenĂ© Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tilda Swinton, actress (Orlando), born in London, England

Actress Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton

Famous Deaths

  • August Gailit, Estonian writer (Ekke Moor), dies at 69
  • Johnny Horton, American country and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), dies in a car accident at 33
  • Mack Sennett, director/producer (Keystone Cops), dies
  • Ward Bond, actor (Wagon Train), dies of heart attack at 57