November 16th

1907 – Oklahoma becomes the 46th US state.

1938 – LSD is synthesised for the first time by Dr. Albert Hofmann, a Swiss chemist.

1940 – The Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg in response to a German bombing of Coventry.

1940 – The Warsaw Ghetto is closed off from the outside world.

1945 – The US Army secretly admits 88 German scientists to help construct a rocket.

Births

Frank Bruno – Boxer (1961), Gary Naysmith – Scottish Footballer (1978)

Deaths

Clark Gable – Actor (d. 1960)

Special Days

International Day of Tolerance

Number 1s

Don Cornell – Hold My Hand (1954)

Rolling Stones – Get Off Of My Cloud (1965)

Slade – Cuz I Luv You (1971)

Chicago – If You Leave Me Now (1976)

Eddy Grant – I Don’t Wanna Dance (1982)

Aqua – Barbie Girl (1997)

Busted – Crashed The Wedding (2003) (I love this song! Busted are incredible!!)

X Factor Finalists – Hero (2008)

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