TODAY IN HISTORY - 11/5:

1940 - Pres FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R)
1988 - 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1911 - Roy Rogers, Cincinnati Ohio, cowboy (Happy Trails, Roy Rogers Show)
1912 - Natalie Schaeffer, Rumson NJ, actress (Lovey Howell-Gilligan's Island)
1913 - Vivien Leigh, (Gone With Wind)
1977 - 43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

GOODBYE TO:

1942 - George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64
2010 - Jill Clayburgh, American actress (b. 1944)

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