November 5th: What is special about this date?

November 5th marks the 309th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 310th in case of leap years). There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on November 5th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to November 5th and what happened on November 5th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about November 5th.


November 5th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On November 5th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Vivien Leigh
    Vivien Leigh (1913)

    Born in india, british actress who was the first from england to win the oscar for best actress (1939).

  • Art Garfunkel
    Art Garfunkel (1941)

    American actor and musician.

  • Sal Vulcano
    Sal Vulcano (1976)

    Sal vulcano is a comedian best known as one of the members of the comedy troupe the tenderloins, and for his role in the tv show...

  • Tilda Swinton
    Tilda Swinton (1960)

    Tilda swinton is an english actress known for her versatile and transformative performances in both independent and mainstream films.

  • Robert Patrick
    Robert Patrick (1958)

    Robert patrick is an american actor best known for his role as the t-1000 in the film terminator 2: judgment day.

  • Sam Rockwell
    Sam Rockwell (1968)

    Sam rockwell is an american film actor known for his versatile performances in a wide range of roles, including his award-winning portrayal...

  • Tatum O'Neal
    Tatum O'Neal (1963)

    American child star of the 1970s, who won a best supporting actress oscar for 1973 for her role as a 9-year old con-artist.

  • Tamzin Outhwaite
    Tamzin Outhwaite (1970)

    English actress.

  • Peter Noone
    Peter Noone (1947)

    British singer, guitarist and actor.

  • Elke Sommer
    Elke Sommer (1940)

    German singer and actress.

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November 5th: who died on this date?

On November 5th the following celebrities died:

  • Aaron Carter
    Aaron Carter (2022)

    American singer who rose to fame in the late 1990s as a pop and hip hop singer.

  • Jill Clayburgh
    Jill Clayburgh (2010)

    American actress and singer (b. 1944).

  • Fred MacMurray
    Fred MacMurray (1991)

    Actor (my three sons), died from pneumonia at 83.

  • Olympe Bradna
    Olympe Bradna (2012)

    French-american actress and dancer (b. 1920).

  • Ward Bond
    Ward Bond (1960)

    Actor (wagon train), suffers a heart attack at the age of 57.

  • Texas Guinan
    Texas Guinan (1933)

    American actress, musician, and saloonkeeper (born 1884).

  • Geoffrey Palmer
    Geoffrey Palmer (2020)

    British actor (smacks & thistle).

  • Alexis Carrel (1944)

    French surgeon and biologist, nobel prize laureate (b. 1873).

  • Edward Lawrie Tatum (1975)

    American geneticist and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1909).

  • Vladimir Horowitz (1989)

    Legendary classical pianist known for his virtuosity.

  • See all famous people who died on November 5th


November 5th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On November 5th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Scorpio according to the Western Zodiac.

Scorpio zodiac sign

November 5th: what is special about the Scorpio sign?

The Scorpio sign encompasses people born between October 23rd and November 21st.

You can discover Scorpio's personality traits and attitude and Scorpio's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Scorpio born in November discover why November born are so special.


November 5th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on November 5th in history:

  • Nov 5, 1911: Calbraith Rodgers arrives in Pasadena completing first transcontinental airplane flight (49 days) (left Sheepshead Bay, New York, Sept 17).
  • Nov 5, 1942: Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris
  • Nov 5, 1950: Philippines President Quirino ends emergency crisis
  • Nov 5, 1959: AFL announced with 8 teams
  • Nov 5, 1988: 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • Nov 5, 1993: 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
  • Nov 5, 1998: Myra Hindley loses her second appeal in 11 months against her whole life tariff.
  • Nov 5, 1999: US District Judge Thomas Jackson issues his 207-page Findings of Fact, ruling that Microsoft has monopoly power over personal computer operating systems, and uses that power to harm American consumers.
  • Nov 5, 2004: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Two Palestinian children were killed in an explosion at Khan Yonis, a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. Officials at the hospital believe it was caused by a tank shell hitting a house. According to Israeli spokespersons, there was no army fire in that area. According to them, it was caused by a misfired mortar from the Palestinians or by the explosion of a roadside bomb.
  • Nov 5, 2010: A suicide bomber injures at least 90 people in a mosque 30 km from Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.
  • Nov 5, 2011: Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group, claims responsibility for the bombing and gun attack on Damaturu in north-eastern Nigeria that has claimed at least 63 lives.
  • Nov 5, 2014: Libyan Civil War: Nearly 400 people have been killed in battles between militias and loyalist forces in Libya in the last three weeks. There were at least 250 casualties in Benghazi, and another 140 in Tripoli.

What day of the year is November 5th?

November 5th marks the 309th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 310th in case of leap years).

There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year.

November 5th is the 5th day of the month of November.