What Happened on November 19, 1995

Historical Events

  • "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • "The Beatles Anthology" documentary series premieres in US on ABC-TV; the 6-hour program airs over three nights that week
  • CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20

Sports History

German tennis No. 1 Steffi Graf outlasts No. 2 Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 to win the WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Sports History

Home crowd favorite Boris Becker wins his 3rd and final ATP Tour World Championship tennis title with a 7–6, 6–0, 7–6 win over American Michael Chang in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
1995 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Trent [William Butters], British stage singer and actor (Stars In Battledress; The Burning Boat), dies at 83
  • Gwen Swire, British social worker, dies at 61
  • Martha Hill, American modern dancer and teacher (Juilliard), dies at 94
  • Shirley Bergeron, American Cajun singer and guitarist, dies at 62

About November 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: I Believe/Up On The Roof - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn