History of 14 November

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  • 1990 – Simon and Schuster announced it had dropped plans to publish Bret Easton Ellis novel “American Psycho.”
  • 1991 – After 13 years in exile Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk returned to his homeland.
  • 1994 – U.S. experts visited North Korea’s main nuclear complex for the first time under an accord that opened such sites to outside inspections.
  • 1995 – The U.S. government instituted a partial shutdown, closing national parks and museums while most government offices operated with skeleton crews.
  • 2012 – The game Candy Crush Saga was released as a mobile app for smartphones.
  • 2016 – A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Kaikoura, New Zealand, at a depth of 15 km (9 miles), resulting in the deaths of two people.
  • 2017 – A gunman kills four people and injures 12 others during a shooting spree across Rancho Tehama Reserve, California. He had earlier murdered his wife in their home.

Celebrating Birthday Today

  • 1981 – Vanessa Bayer, American actress
  • 1981 – Tom Ferrier, English race car driver
  • 1981 – Russell Tovey, English actor
  • 1982 – Boosie Badazz, American rapper
  • 1982 – Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai
  • 1982 – Kyle Orton, American football player
  • 1982 – Joy Williams, American singer-songwriter
  • 1983 – Guillermo Moscoso, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Naqqash Tahir, English cricketer
  • 1983 – Chelsea Wolfe, American singer-songwriter
  • 1984 – Lisa De Vanna, Australian footballer
  • 1984 – Courtney Johns, Australian footballer
  • 1984 – Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
  • 1985 – Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer
  • 1987 – Giorgos Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • 1988 – Chiyotairyū Hidemasa, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1988 – Nanase Hoshii, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1989 – Vlad Chiricheș, Romanian footballer
  • 1989 – Jake Livermore, English footballer
  • 1990 – Roman Bürki, Swiss footballer
  • 1990 – Jessica Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)
  • 1991 – Miriam Brouwer, Canadian cyclist[
  • 1991 – Taylor Hall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1991 – Graham Patrick Martin, American actor
  • 1993 – Francisco Lindor, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • 1993 – Shūhei Nomura, Japanese actor
  • 1993 – Samuel Umtiti, French footballer
  • 1996 – Borna Ćorić, Croatian tennis player
  • 1998 – Sofia Kenin, American tennis player[