What Happened on November 5, 2005

Famous Weddings

  • 2004 Indianapolis 500 winner Buddy Rice (29) weds Michelle Noonan in Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • (Fred Lincoln) "Link" Wray, Native American rock guitarist ("Rumble"), dies of heart failure at 76 [1]
  • John Fowles, British novelist (Collector, French Lieutenant's Woman), dies at 79
  • Rod Donald, New Zealand environmentalist (b. 1957)
  • Virginia MacWatters, American soprano, dies at 93
2005 Highlights

About November 5, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gold Digger - Kanye West Featuring Jamie Foxx
  • UK #1 Song: I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys