November 20th

1820 – An 80 ton Sperm Whale attacks the Essex, a boat off the west coast of South America. (This is the inspiration for Moby Dick)

1945 – The Numremberg trials begin, with 24 Nazi war criminals placed on trial.

1947 – Queen Elizabeth II marries Prince Phillip.

1985 – Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.

1992 – A fire in Windsor Castle causes £50m worth of damage.

Births

Kimberley Walsh – Singer, Girls Aloud (1981), Connie Talbot – Britain’s Got Talent Finalist (2000)

Special Days

International Children’s Day

Number 1s

Johnnie Ray with Ray Conniff & His Orchestra – Just Walking In The Rain (1956)

Frank Ifield with Norris Paramor & His Orchestra – Lovesick Blues (1962)

Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love (1973)

Dr Hook – When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman (1979)

Chaka Khan – I Feel For You (1984)

Robin Beck – The First Time (1988)

Baby D – Let Me Be Your Fantasy (1994)

Madonna – Hung Up (2005)

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