The BBC science fiction programme Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary today.
For those interested, Thanksgiving is November 28 while Hanukkah begins at sundown the night before.
Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week...
`*Recovery efforts from Typhoon Haiyan are under way, with over 2 million displaced people and uncertain counts in regards to the dead and wounded.
*A host site for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons is being sought.
*Abdulla Yameen has been elected President of the Maldives.
*Mangus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand to win the World Chess Championship.
*Author Doris Lessing (2007 Nobel Prize winner for Literature) has passed away.
*Former Nobel Prize winning biochemist Frederick Sanger has passed away.
*Civil unrest continues in Syria, Iraq, Iran, Somalia, and Afghanistan.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*November 19 marked the 150th anniversary of former US President Abraham Lincoln's historic
*Banking giant J.P. Morgan-Chase has agreed to pay $13 billion US dollars in fines for seriously misrepresenting mortgage-backed securities.
*United States House of Representative member Trey Radel (a Republican from Florida) was arrested on cocaine charges, ironic considering he suggested drug screening for food stamp recipients. He has since plead guilty and faces 1 year supervised probation.
*NASA has launched the MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) probe to explore the red planet. Estimated arrival time is early 2015.
*Sony claims to have sold over 1 million Play Station 4's on the first day of its release.
*With a victor at the 2013 United States Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel has won his eighth consecutive Formula 1 race.
*Jimmie Johnson won the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup.
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