What Happened on November 1, 2008

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Marisa Coughlan (34) weds Stephen Wallack at a private estate in Pasadena, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Piccard, Swiss ocean explorer (b. 1922)
  • Jimmy Carl Black [Inkanish], American rock drummer (Mothers Of Invention, 1965-69; Muffin Men, 1993-2008), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Nathaniel Mayer, American R&B singer ("Village of Love"; "Leave Me Alone"), dies after multiple strokes at 64
  • Shakir Stewart, American record executive (Def Jam), dies of a self-inflicted gun wound at 34
  • Yma Sumac [Chavarri], Peruvian-American 5 octave soprano and exotica singer (Omar Khayyam), dies at 85
2008 Highlights

About November 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever You Like - T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: The Promise - Girls Aloud