NOVEMBER 5TH IS THE 309TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL CHINESE TAKE-OUT DAY, NATIONAL GUNPOWDER DAY, NATIONAL LOVE YOUR RED HAIR DAY!
Eight weeks after their TV series debuted, The Monkees had the number one record in the US with “Last Train To Clarksville”.
The Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb survived a train wreck near London, England that killed 49 others.
Box office figures showed that the Freddie Mercury biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody was the top money making film for the previous weekend with a total worldwide gross of $145.1 million, against a production budget of about $52 million.
Record label EMI filed a copyright violation suit against a US website after a string of Beatles tracks appeared online for download at discounted prices.