Historical Events in November 1995

  • Nov 1 "Tempest" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances
  • Nov 2 "Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY
  • Nov 2 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • Nov 2 Spanish Broadcasting System buys NY radio station WPAT-FM for $83.5M
  • Nov 3 With a 105-91 victory over Charlotte at the United Centre, Chicago wins their first of an NBA record 72 games in one season and their first of an NBA record 37 home games won at the start of a season
  • Nov 3 First NBA game at FleetCenter in Boston; Celtics lose to Milwaukee Bucks, 101-100
  • Nov 3 First NBA game at Rose Garden in Portland; Trail Blazers lose 92-80 to Vancouver Grizzlies
  • Nov 3 First NBA game at SkyDome in Toronto; Raptors beat New Jersey Nets, 94-79
  • Nov 4 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Nov 4 1st-class Cricket debut of Paul Adams, W Province v N Transvaal
  • Nov 4 Key Arena opens, Seattle Supersonics beat LA Lakers 103-89
  • Nov 5 STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands
  • Nov 5 Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
  • Nov 5 First NBA game at General Motors Place in Vancouver; Grizzlies beat Minnesota Timberwolves, 100-98 in OT

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Nov 5 André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • Nov 6 Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Balt

MurderAssassination

Nov 6 Israel buries Yitzhak Rabin, assassinated by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir who opposed peace with Palestinians

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Nov 7 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Nov 7 Howard Stern's second book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • Nov 9 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC
  • Nov 10 In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces
  • Nov 12 25th NYC Women's Marathon won by Tegla Loroupe in 2:28:06
  • Nov 12 26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00

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Nov 12 Last day of Test cricket for New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • Nov 12 Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL all-time passing yardage mark of 47,003
  • Nov 12 NY MTA raises subway & bus fares from $1.25 to $1.50
  • Nov 12 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), launches into orbit

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Nov 12 German Benetton driver Michael Schumacher crashes in the season-ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide but claims second straight F1 World Drivers Championship by 33 points from Damon Hill

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nov 12 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 13 "GoldenEye", 17th James Bond film, starring Pierce Brosnan for the first time and Judi Dench as M, released

Actor Pierce Brosnan
Actor
Pierce Brosnan
Actress Judi Dench
Actress
Judi Dench
Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Nov 15 "Master Class" opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • Nov 15 Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir
  • Nov 16 US Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson's disease

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Nov 16 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother undergoes hip surgery

Consort of George VI Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Consort of George VI
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  • Nov 18 Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano (19), of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World
  • Nov 18 Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Michelle Mullen
  • Nov 18 60th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 31-27 in Auburn
  • Nov 19 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • Nov 19 "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • Nov 19 "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • Nov 19 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20

  • Nov 19 CNET lauches www.shareware.com
  • Nov 19 Keelin Curnuck, 23, Ms Venus Swimwear 1994, crowned Miss NY USA
  • Nov 19 Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16

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Nov 19 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

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Anke Huber
Tennis Player
Anke Huber

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Nov 19 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

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang
  • Nov 20 "Beatles' Anthology, Vol 1" released
  • Nov 20 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 20 FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC

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Nov 20 Princess Diana admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
Prince of Wales Prince Charles
Prince of Wales
Prince Charles
  • Nov 20 STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands
  • Nov 21 Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Nov 21 Israel grants jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard citizenship
  • Nov 21 New double Beatle CD released with new song "Free as a Bird"
  • Nov 22 Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women
  • Nov 22 "Toy Story", the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery, directed by John Lasseter and starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, is released
  • Nov 22 OPEC states that it will roll over its current oil production quota of 25.42 million barrels per day
  • Nov 24 Ireland votes to end 58-year-old amendment on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
  • Nov 25 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances
  • Nov 26 33rd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Nov 26 Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Nov 26 New Zealand score 8-348 in 49 overs v India in Nagpur ODI
  • Nov 26 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Valencia, Spain: Conchita Martínez beats American Mary Joe Fernández 6-3, 6-4 to give Spain an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-2) and their 4th title
  • Nov 28 James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack
  • Nov 29 "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • Nov 29 CNNfn, a financial network by Turner Enterprises is launched

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Nov 29 US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Nov 30 Official end of Operation Desert Storm