November 5th

1605 – The Gunpowder Plot. A conspiracy led by Robert Catesby was discovered and Guy Fawkes was found under the Houses of Parliament with gunpowder.

1916 – The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by todays act between the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.

1937 – Adolf Hitler holds a secret meeting to acquire ‘living space’ for the German people.

1955 – Doctor Emmet L Brown conceives an idea for the first time machine.

1967 – A train crash between Hastings and London leads to the death of 49 people. One survivor is Robin Gibb from the BeeGees.

2006 – Sadam Hussein is sentenced to death for crimes against humanity.

Births

Art Garfunkel – Musician (1941), Bryan Adams – Singer (1959), Lisa Scott Lee – Singer (from Steps) (1975), Kasper Schmeichel – Footballer (1986)

Special Occasions

Guy Fawkes Night (UK, New Zealand, Canada)

Number 1s

Crickets – That’ll Be The Day (1957)

Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone (1963)

Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friend (1968)

Ken Boothe – Everything I Own (1974)

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love (1985)

Lisa Stansfield – All Around The World (1989)

Robson&Jerome – I Believe/Up On The Roof (1995)

Westlife – My Love (2000)

Fedde Le Grande – Put Your Hands Up For Detroit (I love this city!) (2006)

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