What Happened in November 1995

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances
  • Nov 2 "Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY
  • Nov 2 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Nov 2 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
  • Nov 3 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79
  • Nov 4 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Nov 4 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
  • Nov 4 Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89
  • Nov 5 STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands
  • Nov 5 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT

MurderAssassination Attempt

Nov 5 André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • Nov 6 Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt

MurderAssassination

Nov 6 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir who opposed peace with Palestinians

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 7 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM

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Nov 7 Howard Stern's 2nd book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

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Nov 9 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Nov 10 In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces
  • Nov 12 25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06
  • Nov 12 26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00

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Nov 12 Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • Nov 12 Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL all-time passing yardage mark of 47,003
  • Nov 12 NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50
  • Nov 12 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit

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Nov 12 46th Formula One WDC: Michael Schumacher wins by 33 points

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nov 12 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 13 "GoldenEye", 17th James Bond film, starring Pierce Brosnan for the first time and Judi Dench as M, released

  • Nov 15 "Master Class" opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • Nov 15 Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir
  • Nov 16 US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease

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Nov 16 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Nov 18 Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano (19), of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World
  • Nov 18 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen
  • Nov 18 60th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 31-27 in Auburn
  • Nov 19 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • Nov 19 "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • Nov 19 "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • Nov 19 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • Nov 19 CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • Nov 19 Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Nov 19 Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
  • Nov 20 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released
  • Nov 20 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 20 FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC

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Nov 20 Princess Diana admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Nov 20 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands
  • Nov 21 Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Nov 21 Israel grants jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard citizenship
  • Nov 21 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"
  • Nov 22 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
  • Nov 22 "Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released
  • Nov 22 OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • Nov 24 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
  • Nov 25 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances
  • Nov 26 33rd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Nov 26 Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Nov 26 New Zealand score 8-348 in 49 overs v India in Nagpur ODI
  • Nov 28 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack
  • Nov 29 "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Nov 29 CNNfn, a financial network by Turner Enterprises is launched

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Nov 29 US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Nov 30 Official end of Operation Desert Storm.

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 3 Kendall Jenner, model and TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 7 Bethany Mota, American video blogger, born in Merced County, California
  • Nov 13 Stella Hudgens, American actress
  • Nov 16 Noah Gray-Cabey, American child actor

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 18 Prince Joachim of Denmark (26) weds first wife Alexandra Christina Manley (31) at the Frederiksborg Palace Church in Denmark

Famous Divorces


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Nov 17 Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski after nearly 8 years of marriage

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Brian Lenihan, snr, Irish politician and minister, dies at 64
  • Nov 1 Desmond Shawe-Taylor, critic, dies at 88
  • Nov 1 James Ralph Darling, teacher, dies at 96
  • Nov 1 Lex Hixon, religious teacher/author, dies at 53
  • Nov 2 Alun Edward Islwyn Pask, rugby International, dies at 58
  • Nov 2 Alvaro Gomez Hurtado, VP of Columbia (1982-84), assassinated
  • Nov 2 Florence Greenberg, record company founder, dies at 82
  • Nov 2 Ivan Metropolitan Ioann Snychev, russion Orthodox Priest, dies at 68
  • Nov 2 Oliver Wendell Harrington, cartoonist, dies at 83
  • Nov 2 Sal Gliatto, baseball player, dies at 93
  • Nov 3 Arthur George Bottomley, politician, dies at 88
  • Nov 3 Gordon S. Fahrni, physician and president of the Canadian Medical Association (b. 1887)
  • Nov 3 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 4 Gilles Deleuze, philosopher, dies at 70
  • Nov 4 Jerome Berger, lawyer/Film producer, dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Marti Lynne Stringer Caine, singer/comedienne, dies at 50
  • Nov 4 Paul Eddington, actor (Jim Hacker), dies at 68

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Nov 4 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95) and 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir at 73

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 5 Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70
  • Nov 6 Norman Waterhouse Lees, jazz fan, dies at 90
  • Nov 6 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian, dies at 82
  • Nov 6 Aneta Corsaut, American actress (b. 1933)
  • Nov 7 Jerry Daniels, singer/guitarist, dies at 79
  • Nov 7 John Patrick, American screenwriter and playwright (Pulitzer Prize 1954), commits suicide at 90
  • Nov 7 Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian, dies of heart attack at 74
  • Nov 8 Country Dan Dick Montana McLain, singer, dies at 40
  • Nov 8 Neil Blaney, politician, dies at 73
  • Nov 9 Derick Frederick George Emmison, archivist/historian, dies at 88
  • Nov 9 Thelma Hulbert, English house painter, dies at 81
  • Nov 10 Boty Goodwin, British artist, dies at 29
  • Nov 10 Kenule "Ken" Beeson Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, dies at 54
  • Nov 10 Margaret Annie Nan Macdonald, broadcaster, dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Charles Scribner Jr, publisher, dies at 74
  • Nov 11 Cornelie Coposu, politician, dies at 79
  • Nov 11 Kenneth Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist, dies at 68
  • Nov 12 Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85
  • Nov 12 Jack Mann, pilot/hostage, dies at 81
  • Nov 12 Marion Pitt, social worker/writer, dies at 56
  • Nov 13 Ralph Hunsecker Blane, songwriter, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Robert Stephens, actor (Chaplin, QB VII, Cleopatra), dies at 64
  • Nov 14 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Nov 14 Jack Walter Braden Finney, writer, dies at 84
  • Nov 14 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer, dies at 83
  • Nov 14 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Eve Perrick, journalist, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Herbert Delauney Bill Hughes, educationist, dies at 81
  • Nov 15 Kristian Lundin, record producer, dies at 22
  • Nov 16 Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist, dies at 70
  • Nov 16 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies at 84
  • Nov 17 Alan Hull, singer/composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 17 Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng, dies at 66
  • Nov 17 John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist, dies at 88
  • Nov 17 Marguerite Young, writer, dies at 87
  • Nov 17 Peter John Welding, record producer, dies at 60
  • Nov 18 Miron Grindea, literary editor, dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Ted Sannella, square dance caller, dies of cancer
  • Nov 19 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, dies at 83
  • Nov 19 Gwen Swire, socila worker, dies at 61
  • Nov 19 Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • Nov 19 Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62
  • Nov 20 Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, academic/activist, dies at 50
  • Nov 20 Sergei Grinkov, figure skater (Oly-gold), dies of heart attack at 28
  • Nov 21 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer, dies at 81
  • Nov 21 George Ivan Smith, diplomat, dies at 80
  • Nov 21 Peter Grant, rock band manager, dies at 60
  • Nov 21 Smilin' Jim Eames, singer/songwriter, dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Noel Jones, British diplomat (b. 1940)
  • Nov 22 Ambrose Sam, creole accordionist, dies at 76
  • Nov 22 Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher, dies at 90
  • Nov 22 Francis Joan Frances Will, actress, dies at 75
  • Nov 22 John Putz, journalist, dies at 89
  • Nov 22 Norman Potter, cabinetmaker designer/writer, dies at 72

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Nov 22 Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95

Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart
Paleoanthropologist
Raymond Dart
  • Nov 23 Frank Hammond, tennis umpire, dies of ALS at 66
  • Nov 23 Junior Walker, tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 64
  • Nov 23 Louis Malle, film director (Pretty Baby), dies at 63
  • Nov 23 Jr. Walker, American musician (b. 1931)
  • Nov 24 Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (Tony Rome, Butterfield 8, Up Front), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Nov 24 Stuart Henry, disc jockey, dies at 53
  • Nov 24 Woiciech Woytek Wiesidlowski Lowski, dancer, dies at 56
  • Nov 25 Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist, dies at 92
  • Nov 26 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher, dies at 106
  • Nov 26 David Briggs, record producer, dies at 51
  • Nov 26 Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
  • Nov 26 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79
  • Nov 26 Terri Jewell, writer, dies at 40
  • Nov 27 Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist, dies at 60
  • Nov 27 Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker, dies at 75
  • Nov 27 Simon Bailey, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, dies at 40
  • Nov 29 Irene Elizabeth Beatrice Ighodaro, doctor/social reformer, dies at 79
  • Nov 29 Stone Cates, fictional character on General Hospital, dies of AIDS
  • Nov 30 Hopper Levett, Kent cricket wicketkeeper (1930-47, Test 1934), dies
  • Nov 30 June Rosemary Fisher, teacher/trade unionist, dies at 66
  • Nov 30 William Roerick, actor (Guiding Light), dies in car crash at 83
  • Nov 30 Randy Walker (AKA Stretch), American musician (b. 1972)