What Happened in November 2010

Historical Events

  • Nov 1 MLB World Series: San Francisco Giants defeat Texas Rangers to win 4-1
  • Nov 10 44th Country Music Association Award: Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

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Nov 10 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • Nov 13 Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

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Nov 14 61st Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by four points

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel

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Nov 16 In University Park, Texas, the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center takes place

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

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Nov 16 Engagement announced between Prince William and Catherine [Kate] Middleton at Clarence House, London

Wife of Prince William Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Wife of Prince William
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 19 "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" the 7th film based on the books by J. K. Rowling is released worldwide.

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
  • Nov 19 New Zealand suffers its worst mining disaster since 1914 when the first of four explosions occurs at the Pike River Mine; 29 people are killed

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 21 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
  • Nov 23 The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.
  • Nov 26 75th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-27 in Tuscaloosa
  • Nov 28 98th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 21-18
  • Nov 28 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 6 "Girls Gone Wild" creator Joe Francis (37) weds CBS News Entertainment Reporter Christina McLarty on a civil wedding in Mexico

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 6 Professional golfer Greg Norman (51) weds Australian interior decorator Kirsten Kutner (41) on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Nov 7 Supermodel and who's also the face of L'Oreal Paris Doutzen Kroes (25) weds DJ Sunnery James in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 13 Major League Baseball pitcher Kyle Kendrick (26) married three-time "Survivor" contestant Stephanie LaGrossa (30) at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 18 Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath
  • Nov 22 Radio and TV personality Danny Bonaduce (51) weds his manager Amy Railsback (28) at the Four Seasons on Maui, Hawaii

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 27 US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell (25) weds Melanie Juneau in Texas

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Navy SEAL
Marcus Luttrell

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 1 Film actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage

  • Nov 15 "Single White Female" actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (48) divorces writer Noah Baumbach (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 16 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Ernesto Presas, Filipino martial artist (b. 1945)
  • Nov 1 Charlie O'Donnell, American television announcer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 2 Andy Irons, American professional surfer (b. 1978)
  • Nov 2 Clyde King, American baseball player and manager (b. 1924)
  • Nov 3 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician (b. 1938)
  • Nov 3 Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (b. 1928)
  • Nov 3 Jim Clench, Canadian bassist (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive) (b. 1949)

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Nov 4 Sparky Anderson, American baseball manager, dies at 76

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Nov 4 Eugénie Blanchard, French supercentenarian (b. 1896)
  • Nov 4 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 5 Adrian Păunescu, Romanian poet and politician (b. 1943)
  • Nov 5 Jill Clayburgh, American actress (b. 1944)
  • Nov 5 Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931)
  • Nov 6 Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
  • Nov 6 Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
  • Nov 8 Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925)
  • Nov 8 Jack Levine, American painter (b. 1915)
  • Nov 8 Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (b. 1961)
  • Nov 8 Alex Fagan, American law enforcement official (b. 1950)
  • Nov 10 Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 10 Dave Niehaus, American sportscaster (b. 1935)
  • Nov 10 Nicolo Rizzuto, Sicilian-born Canadian organized crime figure (b. 1924)
  • Nov 11 Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (b. 1911)
  • Nov 11 William Edwin Self, American actor and television producer (b. 1921)
  • Nov 12 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b. 1933)
  • Nov 12 Karl Plutus, Estonian jurist and centenarian (b. 1904)
  • Nov 13 Luis García Berlanga, Spanish filmmaker (b. 1921)
  • Nov 13 Ken Iman, American football player (b. 1939)
  • Nov 13 Allan Sandage, American astronomer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 14 Wes Santee, American middle distance runner, dies at 78
  • Nov 15 Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • Nov 15 Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster and journalist (b. 1932)
  • Nov 16 Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Donald Nyrop, American airline executive (b. 1912)
  • Nov 16 Ronni Chasen, American film publicist (b. 1946)
  • Nov 16 Britton Chance, American molecular biologist and yachtsman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 18 Brian G. Marsden, British astronomer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 19 Pat Burns, Canadian hockey coach (b. 1952)
  • Nov 20 Rob Lytle, American football player (b. 1954)
  • Nov 20 Laurie Bembenek, American convicted murderer and fugitive (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Danny McDevitt, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • Nov 20 Chalmers Johnson, American political scholar and author (b. 1931)
  • Nov 21 Norris Church Mailer, American model and widow of Norman Mailer (b. 1949)
  • Nov 21 Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American artist and writer (b. 1917)
  • Nov 21 David Nolan, American politicial activist (b. 1943)
  • Nov 22 Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist (b. 1914)
  • Nov 22 Jean Cione, American All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player (b. 1928)
  • Nov 23 Ingrid Pitt, Polish-born British actress (b. 1937)
  • Nov 23 Joyce Howard, British film actress (b. 1922)
  • Nov 23 James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)
  • Nov 24 Huang Hua, Chinese statesman (b. 1913)
  • Nov 25 Bernard Matthews, British poultry industry figure (b. 1930)
  • Nov 25 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 25 Alfred Balk, American magazine editor and journalist (b. 1930)
  • Nov 25 C. Scott Littleton, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1933)
  • Nov 26 Palle Huld, Danish actor (b. 1912)
  • Nov 27 Irvin Kershner, American director (b. 1923)
  • Nov 28 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (b. 1926)
  • Nov 28 Gil McDougald, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • Nov 28 Samuel T. Cohen, American physicist (b. 1921)
  • Nov 29 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet (b. 1937)
  • Nov 29 Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (b. 1915)
  • Nov 29 Stephen J. Solarz, American politician (b. 1940)
  • Nov 29 Maurice Wilkes, British computer scientist (b. 1913)
  • Nov 29 Alfred Masini, American television producer (b. 1930)
  • Nov 30 Peter Hofmann, Czech-born German operatic tenor (b. 1944)
  • Nov 30 Rajiv Dixit, Indian scientist and Swadeshi movement figure (b. 1967)
  • Nov 30 Faye Wright, American spiritual figure (b. 1914)
  • Nov 30 Garry Gross, American photographer (b. 1937)