Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Nov5,1911 Roy Rogers#BTD Nov5,1911 #RoyRogers (Leonard Franklin Slye) Singer, actor the "King of the Cowboys" in over 100 films, radio shows, & TV episodes of The Roy Rogers Show with his wife, #DaleEvans; his golden palomino, #Trigger; and his German shepherd dog, #Bullet, 8 Top40 singles
BTD Nov5,1931 Ike Turner#BTD Nov5,1931 #IkeTurner Jr (Izear Luster Turner) RIP songwriter, guitarist, singer the Kings of Rhythm; known for his work in 1960s and 1970s with his then-wife #TinaTurner in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. 1966 UK #3 "River Deep Mountain High", 1971 US #4 "Proud Mary"
BTD Nov5,1941 Art Garfunkel#BTD Nov5,1941 #ArtGarfunkel singer #SimonandGarfunkel (originally #TomandJerry, Tommy Graph & Jerry Landis) 1957 US #49 "Hey Schoolgirl", 1965 1st US #1 "The Sound of Silence", +15 US Top40s with 2 #1s; solo UK #1s 1975 I Only Have Eyes for You, 1979 Bright Eyes, +5 US Top40s
BTD Nov5,1943 Pablo Gomez#BTD Nov5,1943 #PabloGomez drummer #LosBravos 1966 UK #2 & US #4 single "Black Is Black" The 1st Spanish rock band with a UK & US hit single
BTD Nov5,1946 Gram Parsons#BTD Nov5,1946 #GramParsons (Ingram Cecil Connor III) RIP singer, songwriter. Member of The International Submarine Band, The #Byrds, #FlyingBurritoBrothers
BTD Nov5,1947 Peter Noone#BTD Nov5,1947 #PeterNoone singer #HermansHermits 1964 UK #1 & US #13 "I'm Into Something Goo", 1965 US #1s "Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" and 1965 "I'm Henry VIII, I Am", +15 other US Top40 singles and 19 UK Top40 singles; now on @SIRIUSXM 60s #HBday @peternoone
BTD Nov5,1948 Peter Hammill#BTD Nov5,1948 #PeterHammill singer, guitarist, keyboards, founding member Van Der Graff Generator #VanDerGraffGenerator 1970 UK #47 Album "The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other"
BTD Nov5,1956 Helen O'Hara#BTD Nov5,1956 #HelenOHara (Helen Bevington) violinist, formerly member Dexys Midnight Runners #DexysMidnightRunners (now called #Dexy) @DexysOfficial 1980 UK #1 "Geno", 1982 UK & US #1 "Come On Eileen", +6 other UK Top40 singles and solo career #HBday @oharaviolin
BTD Nov5,1957 David Moyse#BTD Nov5,1957 #DavidMoyse guitarist #AirSupply @airsupplymusic 1981 US #1 "The One That You Love", 1983 US #2 "Making Love Out of Nothing at All", +9 other US Top40 singles
BTD Nov5,1957 Mike Score#BTD Nov5,1957 #MikeScore keyboard, guitarist, singer A Flock Of Seagulls #AFlockOfSeagulls 1982 UK #10 & US #26 single "Wishing, If I Had A Photograph Of You"#HBday @MScoreOfficial
BTD Nov5,1959 Bryan Adams#BTD Nov5,1959 #BryanAdams #Canadian guitarist, singer, songwriter 4 US #1s 1985 Heaven, 1991 (Everything I Do), I Do It For You, 1993 All for Love with #RodStewart & #Sting, 1995 Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?, +18 US, 26 UK and 36 CAN Top40s with 11 #1s #HBday @bryanadams
OTD Nov5,1953Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall#OTD Nov5,1953 The movie "How to Marry a Millionaire" is released. #MarilynMonroe and #LaurenBacall at the premiere
OTD Nov5,1954 Vera Lynn#OTD Nov5,1954 #VeraLynn starts a 2wk run at #1 on UK chart with "My Son, My Son" The Forces Sweetheart in WW II @VeraLynnDecca only UK #1
OTD Nov5,1956 Nat King Cole#OTD Nov5,1956 "The #NatKingCole Show" a variety show debuts on the @nbc TV network. 1st of its kind hosted by an African-American
OTD Nov5,1960Johnny Horton#OTD Nov5,1960 Country singer #JohnnyHorton is killed in a car crash at the age of 35. Had the 1959 US #1 "The Battle Of New Orleans"
OTD Nov5,1961 Dion#OTD Nov5,1961 #Dion (DiMucci) is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Runaround Sue" for the last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Nov5,1963Beatles#OTD Nov5,1963 The #Beatles tape a TV interview in back of a car driving thru London. Broadcast by Associated-Rediffusion the program called "This Week"
OTD Nov5,1966Monkees#OTD Nov5,1966 @TheMonkees have their 1st US #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with with "Last Train To Clarksville" sung by @TheMickyDolenz1 of @TheMonkees
OTD Nov5,1966 New Vaudeville Band#OTD Nov5,1966 New Vaudeville Band enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #98 with "Winchester Cathedral" the song will reach #1 on Dec3,1966
OTD Nov5,1971 Elvis Presley#OTD Nov5,1971 #ElvisPresley is at the Metropolitan Sports Center Minneapolis. #AlDvorin uttered the phrase: "Elvis has left the building"
OTD Nov5,1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan#OTD Nov5,1972 #GilbertOSullivan starts a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Clair" @GilbertOSull_ first of two UK #1s; in the US the song will peak for 2wks at #2 on Dec30
OTD Nov5,1977 Debby Boone#OTD Nov5,1977 #DebbyBoone is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "You Light Up My Life" @debbyboonemedia for the 4th week of a 10wk run at #1
OTD Nov5,1977 NOSSA#OTD Nov5,1977 43yrs ago St. Mary’s Knights @SMC_Council beat the Scollard Hall Bears from North Bay 14-9 to win the #NOSSA (Northern Ontario Secondary School Association) Football Championship. Yes still have jacket. I’m #32
OTD Nov5,1983 Billy Joel#OTD Nov5,1983 #BillyJoel starts a 5wk run at #1 on UK singles chart with "Uptown Girl" @billyjoel
OTD Nov5,1983 Kenny Rogers#OTD Nov5,1983 #KennyRogers duet with #DollyParton are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Islands In The Stream" @DollyParton & Kenny Rogers last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Nov5,1988Beach Boys#OTD Nov5,1988 The #BeachBoys are at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 singles chart with "Kokomo" @TheBeachBoys single is featured in the film "Cocktail"
OTD Nov5,2016Fr Brian Higgins#OTD Nov5,2016 Lost a dear friend Fr Brian Higgins RIP age 91 Coach, Teacher, Principal. Taught me a ton about coaching football & life