Charles Kennedy Birthday, Date of Birth

Charles Kennedy

Charles Peter Kennedy (25 November 1959 – 1 June 2015) was a British Liberal Democrat politician who was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1999 to 2006, and a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2015.

Kennedy was elected to the House of Commons in 1983, and after the Alliance parties merged, became President of the Liberal Democrats and, following the resignation of Paddy Ashdown, Leader of the Liberal Democrats. He led the party through two general elections, increasing its number of seats in the House of Commons to their highest level since 1923, and led his party's opposition to the Iraq War. A charismatic and affable speaker in public, he appeared extensively on television during his leadership.

During the latter stages of Kennedy's leadership, there was concern about both his leadership and his health. From December 2005, some within the party were openly questioning his position and calling for a leadership election. On 5 January 2006, he was informed that ITN would be reporting that he had received treatment for alcoholism; he pre-empted the broadcast by admitting that he had had treatment, and resigned as leader the following day. After Menzies Campbell succeeded him as leader, Kennedy remained in office as a backbench MP, where he voted against the formation of the Cameron–Clegg coalition. He died less than a month after being unseated from the House of Commons in 2015.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, November 25, 1959
Place of Birth
Inverness
Age
62
Star Sign

The November 25, 1959 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 328 day of the year. President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower.

If you were born on this day, you are 62 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, November 25, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, November 25, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 22,650 days, or about 543,608 hours, or about 32,616,524 minutes, or about 1,956,991,464 seconds.

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25th of November 1959 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 25, 1959

I.T.U. WINS APPEAL IN HONOLULU PACT; Court Throws Out N.L.R.B.'s Ruling of Illegality Based on Closed-Shop Charge

Date: 26 November 1959

Special to The New York Times

US Appeals Ct reverses NLRB ruling that Honolulu Star-Bulletin entered into illegal pact with ITU; says NLRB should not have reinstated 2 discharged workers; orders 1 reinstated in new order

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African Report

Date: 25 November 1959

ed on Sir Ronald L Prain comment that Fed needs pol as well as econ advancement; he urges end to discrimination

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Libya Suspends Three Papers

Date: 26 November 1959

Govt suspends 3 ind newspapers, Benghazi, under new press law

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NEW SUIT BY HEARST FILED AGAINST GUILD

Date: 25 November 1959

Hearst Consol Pubs files $6-million damage suit against ANG and 12 execs, presumably superseding earlier suit

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City Editor Denies Reporter Told Him Of 'Bribe' Attempt

Date: 26 November 1959

Mockridge denies he was told of bribe, statement pub in Telegram; text; correction on Nov 25 article

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Women Shoppers Find Art Show In Dressing Rooms Is a Poor Fit

Date: 25 November 1959

By SANKA KNOX

Sanka KNOX

Alexander's dept store, Rego Pk, NY, shows works from G Farkas collection to create atmosphere of elegance; shoppers reaction; illus

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Text of Taft's Analysis of G. O. P. Contest in 1952

Date: 25 November 1959

Special to The New York Times

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Art: Painters Meet Poet; Grace Hartigan and Larry Rivers Base Compositions on Frank O'Hara's Work

Date: 25 November 1959

By DORE ASHTON

Dore ASHTON

F O'Hara poetry is inspiration for paintings by G Hartigan and L Rivers shown, NYC

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PROGRAM OF JAZZ AT CARNEGIE HALL; Count Basie's Band, Dinah Washington Perform to Aid Campanella Unit

Date: 26 November 1959

JOHN S. WILSON

John WILSON

benefit concert for Campanella Foundation

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OTHER DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 25 November 1959

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