What Happened on November 19, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • 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
  • Home crowd favourite 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

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Trent [William Butters], British singer and actor (The Passing Show, Band Waggon), dies at 83
  • Gwen Swire, socila worker, dies at 61
  • Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62