What Happened on November 5, 1955

Historical Events

  • Date returned to in "Back to the Future" by Marty McFly
  • The rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens after it was destroyed in World War II, with Ludwig van Beethoven's "Fidelio"

Famous Birthdays

  • Karan Thapar, Indian journalist, political analyst and commentator, born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Kris JennerKris Jenner (67 years old)

American businesswoman and TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in San Diego, California

  • Nestor Serrano, American actor (Navi Araz-24), born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Utrillo, French painter (Port St Martin, Montmartre), dies at 71
1955 Highlights

About November 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Hernando's Hideaway - Johnston Brothers