What Happened on November 5, 2018

Historical Events

  • "Big Brother" reality show has its last episode in the UK on Channel 5, having run since 2000
  • BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists
  • Child suicide rate in Japan at 30-year high with 250 taking their lives 2016/17 according to Government Ministry
  • More than 80 students and teachers kidnapped from a boarding school in Bamenda, Cameroon

Voyager 2 Spacecraft

NASA's Voyager 2 probe leaves the solar system, becoming the second human-made object to reach interstellar space

Music History

Spice Girls announce a new tour without "Posh Spice" Victoria Beckham

  • Taskforce set up to identify and punish LGBT people in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2018 History

About November 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper