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 This day in History - November 5
352 Historic Events for November 5
1985

"News" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 4 performances

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1987

France performs nuclear test

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1987

Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana

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1987

Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine's musical "Into the Stars," premieres

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1987

South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed

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1987

Iceberg twice size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic

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1987

"Into the Woods" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances

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1988

1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to LA Clippers 111-91(?)

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1988

1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91(?)

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1988

1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85

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1988

Cornell confirms grad student source of worst computer sabotage

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1988

France performs nuclear test

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1988

Gulch wins Breeder's Cup

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1988

Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)

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1988

Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Alysheba, Gt Communicator, Gulch, Is It True, Miesque, Open Mind, Personal Ensign at Churchill Downs

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1989

Vladimir Horovitz, Ukrainian/US pianist, dies at 85

Death
1989

US plays El Salvador, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup

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1989

Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

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1989

Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record of 16 cons pass completions

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1989

20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01

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1989

19th NYC Women's Marathon won by Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:25:30

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1989

"Threepenny Opera" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 perfs

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1989

Barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn

Death
1990

Bobby Nunn, US bassist (Coasters-Down in Mexico), dies at about 65

Death
1990

Herbert Berghof, actor (Belarus File), dies of heart failure at 81

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