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Today is Tuesday, November 5th,  the 309th day of the year. There are 56

Jerry Stackhouse

Jerry Stackhouse

days remaining until the end of the year and 50 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Native American Heritage Month,

Aviation History Month, Child Safety Protection Month, National

Adoption Awareness Month, National Epilepsy Month, Peanut Butter

Lovers Month, National Sleep Comfort Month, Chemistry Week,

Gunpowder Day

Ike Turner

Ike Turner


Mark West. 59, basketball player

Percy Snow, 52, football player

Jerry Stackhouse, 45, basketball player

O.J. Mayo, 31, basketball player


Ike Turner, 88, guitarist (Ike & Tina Turner)(d. 2007)

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole


Bobby Nunn, 1986, singer (The Coasters) (b. 1925)

Eddie Harris, 1996, saxophonist/composer (b. 1934)

Billy Guy, 2002, singer (The Coasters) (b. 1936)

Charles V. Bush, 2012, African-American pioneer (b. 1940)


1926 – Negro History Week launched by Dr. Carter G. Woodson.

Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm

1935 – Maryland Court of Appeals orders University of Maryland to admit

Donald Murray, a black man.

1956 – The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program

to be hosted by an African-American.

1968 – Shirley Chisholm became 1st Black woman to serve in Congress;

Eight other Blacks elected to political office in the South.

1974 – Black Caucus raised to 17.

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

1981 – Former Dolphin, Mercury Morris, is sentenced to 20 years for

drug trafficking, conspiracy, & possession of cocaine.

1994 – George Foreman. 45, KOs Michael Moorer to win boxing

heavyweight championship.

1996 – Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice

as AL Rookie of the Year.


As a Scorpio born on November 5th, your artistic talents are matched with a shy and determined personality. You have a gift for the arts, although you may not expose these talents often. You are determined in your efforts and will always do the work necessary to reach your goals. While talented, you have no desire for the limelight and would much rather carry out your work in private, behind the scenes, which explains why others find you so mysterious. Your need for secrecy also carries over to your personal life, as there are many parts of yourself that you hide, even from your closest friends. While your family and friends appreciate your many positive qualities, they are frustrated in knowing that you keep things from them.

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