(Saturday, November 5, 1955) — “Only You (And You Alone)” by The Platters peaked at #5 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The surprising history behind the board game "Monopoly"'
(Tuesday, November 5, 1935) — Parker Brothers, an American toy and game manufacturer and brand, today began marketing Monopoly, a board game designed to demonstrate that an economy which rewards wealth creation is better than one in which monopolists work under few constraints.
Video: 'Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot'
(Tuesday, November 5, 1605) — The Gunpowder Plot, a failed assassination attempt against King James I of England and VI of Scotland by a group of provincial English Catholics led by Robert Catesby, failed today when Guy Fawkes was seized before he could blow up the English Parliament.
Video: 'Paul McCartney Live At Apollo Stadium, Adelaide, Australia (Wednesday 5th November 1975)'
(Wednesday, November 5, 1975) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed the third of nine shows tonight on the Australian leg of their Wings Over the World tour at Apollo Stadium in Adelaide.