November 5

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on November 5. From 1900 until now. November 5 is under the sign of Scorpio. Famous birthdays on this day include Kris Jenner (1955), Vivien Leigh (1913) and Jean-Pierre Papin (1963). Several movies were released around November 5 over the years, such as Hoosiers in 1986 directed by David Anspaugh and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in 2001 directed by Chris Columbus.
But much more happened on November 5 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around November 5 over the years?
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Release year: 1986

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Release year: 2001

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane

Release year: 2016

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg



Release year: 1941

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1926

Directed by: Frank O'Connor

Starring: Marian Nixon, Pat O'Malley, Hobart Bosworth, Gladys Brockwell


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 5?


  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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  • 2018 Anglophone Crisis: A kidnapping occurs at a school in Bamenda, the capital of the North-West region of Cameroon, with at least seventy-eight students and three staff taken, including the principal. The Anglophone Crisis is a conflict between separatists and the government of Cameroon. (BBC)
  • 2017 Yemeni Civil War: Aden unrest: A suicide bombing in Aden kills at least five government soldiers. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Battle of Aleppo: A short ceasefire ends as residents of Aleppo prepare for a resumption of bombing. (Reuters via ABC Online)
  • 2015 Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs says it's aware of reports that a Canadian national, John Robert Gallagher, has died while fighting in Syria. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, John Robert Gallagher was killed while fighting alongside the Syrian Democratic Forces against Islamic State militants in the northeast Al-Hasakah Governorate. (CBC News) Gallagher was a former Canadian Forces member served with the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
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Which were the most popular books released around November 5 over the years?
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Hope To Die by Lawrence Block

Hope To Die

Year: 2001


The city caught its collective breath when upscale couple Byrne and Susan Hollander were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Now, a few days later, the killers themselves have turned up

The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann

The Holy Sinner

Year: 1951


First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic.

The Once And Future King by Terence Hanbury White

The Once And Future King

Year: 1958


T.H. White's masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark


Year: 1984


I told you not to come...Slipped under the door of her Georgetown home, the note was an ominous reminder of Pat Traymore's past.

My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman

My Darling Clementine

Year: 1963


The acclaimed biography of Lady Clementine Churchill. When first published in 1963 it became international best seller.

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