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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for January 5

Last Updated 01-06-2020

🎵Rick Ambrose -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1963
Singer
Group Names: Jewel

🎭Suzy Amis -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1962
Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: The Usual Suspects, Blown Away, The Ballad of Little Jo, Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is, Titanic

🎭Max Baldry -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1996 N.S.
Actor, English

🏆🏈Kurt Barber -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player

🏆⚾Jason Bates -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1971
MLB Infielder

🎨✍🎵Alfred Brendel -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1931
Artist, Author, Poet, Pianist, Austrian

🎵George "Funky" Brown -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1949
Rhythm and Blues Drummer
Group Names: Kool & the Gang

🎭🎮Clancy Brown -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1959
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: ER (as Dr. Ellis West), SpongeBob SquarePants (as Mr. Krabs), Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., All Grown Up! Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Justice League, Jackie Chan Adventures, Carnivale, Mighty Ducks
Movie Titles: The Shawshank Redemption, Starship Troopers, Highlander, The Express
Video Games: Crash Bandicoot (series), SpongeBob SquarePants (series), Lego (series)

🏆🏈J. B. Brown -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1967
NFL Cornerback

🎵🎸Peter "Biff" Byford -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1951
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, English
Group Names: Saxon

🎵Vincent Calloway -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1957
Trumpeter, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Midnight Star

🏆🏀Luigi P. "Lou" Carnesecca -- is 95 in the year 2020 and 96 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1925 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: St. John's University (coach 1965-1970, 1973-1992), New York Nets (ABA coach 1970-1973)

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🎭Derek Cecil -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1973
Actor
TV Shows: Banshee, House of Cards (as Seth Grayson)
Movie Titles: Recount, "Push, Nevada"

🎭Jessica Chaffin -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1974 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Zoey 101, The Mighty B!, Man with a Plan (as Marie)
Movie Titles: Spy, Ghostbusters (2016), The Heat

🎵Dorothy Claire -- is 95 in the year 2020 and 96 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1925
Singer
Misc: retired from acting in 1970
TV Shows: The Paul Winchell Show (vocalist), The Winchell-Mahoney Show

🎭Bradley Cooper -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1975
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Alias (as Journalist / CIA Analyst William 'Will' D. Tippin)
Movie Titles: The Place Beyond The Pines, Hangover (series), The Midnight Meat Train, Hit and Run, Silver Linings of Playbook, American Hustle, Limitless, He's Just Not That Into You, Wedding Crashers, Guardians of the Galaxy (voice)

🎵🎸Robbie Crane -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Vince Neil Band, Black Star Riders

🏆🏈Ray Crockett -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1967
NFL Cornerback

🏆Walter Davis -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1931
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)

🎵Iris DeMent -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1961
Songwriter, Country Singer

🏆⚾Bob Dernier -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1957
MLB Outfielder
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs

🏆🏈David Dixon -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
NFL Guard

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🎭Franz Drameh -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1993 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Legends of Tomorrow (as Jefferson Jackson / Firestorm)
Movie Titles: Edge of Tomorrow, Attack the Block, Hereafter

🏆🏈Warrick Dunn -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1974
NFL Runningback

🎭Robert Duvall -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1931
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, CA
Movie Titles: Network, Lonesome Dove, M*A*S*H, The Great Santini, Taxi Driver, Ike, Apocalypse Now, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Godfather, Tender Mercies, Something To Talk About, Phenomenon, The Apostle, A Civil Action, A Shot of Glory, Assassination Tango, Open Range, Kicking and Screaming

🏆Edwin Elliason -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1938
Archery, Olympic Athlete
Misc: archer (Olympic-92)

🏆🏀Alexander "Alex" English -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1954
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward
Misc: scored 2000 points in 8 straight seasons; played 1,193 games; 8x NBA All-Star (1982-1989); 3x All-NBA Second Team (1982-1983, 1986); J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1988); NBA Scoring Champion (1983); Nuggets #2 retired, University of South Carolina #22 retired
Sports Teams: South Carolina College (1972-1976), Milwaukee Bucks (1976-1978), Indiana Pacers (1978-1980), Denver Nuggets (1980-1990), Dallas Mavericks (1990-1991), Basket Napoli (Italy 1991-1992)

🏆⚾Eduardo Escobar -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1989 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman, Venezuelan

Francesca Natalia Estrada -- is 20 in the year 2020 and 21 in the year 2021; b.1/5/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nanette and Erik's daughter

🎭Carl Tye Evans -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1968
Actor
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Jonathan Casten)
Movie Titles: Frame of Mind, Kicking the Dog

🏆⚾Jeff Fassero -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1963
MLB Pitcher

🎭Joe Flanigan -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1967 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Stargate: Atlantis (as Lt. Colonel John Sheppard)
Movie Titles: 6 Bullets, The Other Sister, Thoughtcrimes

🎭Ricky Paull Goldin -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1965
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Hail to the Chief, Another World, Young and the Restless, Guiding Light, All My Children

🎵Athol Guy -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1940 N.S.
Bassist, Folk Performer, Australian
Group Names: The Seekers

🎵🎸Don Hartman -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1946
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Frost

🎭Garette Ratliff Henson -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1980
Actor, Director, Cameraperson
Movie Titles: Arachnophobia, Return to the Blue Lagoon, Casper, The Mighty Ducks

🎵Walter Gregory "Joe" Herndon -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Spaniels, Temptations

🎭🏆Rosemarie Hillcrest -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1943
Actress, Model, Playmate, English
Misc: October 1964

🎵🎸Bryan Hitt -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1954
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: REO Speedwagon

🏆⚾Charles Olivier Hough -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1948
MLB Pitcher, Hawaiian
Names/Places: NN:Charlie

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🏆⚾José Iglesias -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1990
MLB Pitcher, Cuban

🎭Carrie Ann Inaba -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1968 N.S.
Choreographer, Dancer
TV Shows: The Talk, Dancing with the Stars (judge)

🏆⚾Danny Jackson -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1962
MLB Pitcher

🎭🏆⚽Vinnie Jones -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1965 N.S.
Actor, Soccer Player, English
TV Shows: Deception
Movie Titles: The Big Bounce, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Midnight Meat Train

🎭January Jones -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1978
Actress
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Betty Draper), The Last Man on Earth (as Melissa Shart)
Movie Titles: Unknown, X-Men: First Class, American Wedding

🏆🏒Joé Juneau -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1968
NHL Player, Canadian

🎨🎭Diane Keaton -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1946
Photographer, Movie Actress, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles, California; RLN:Hall
Movie Titles: Play It Again Sam, Sleeper, Annie Hall, Godfather, Baby Boom, Father Of The Bride II, First Wives Club, Marvin's Room, The Other Sister, Something's Gotta Give, The Family Stone, Because I Said So, Mad Money

🎭Heather Paige Kent -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
Actress
Names/Places: aka Heather Dubrow
TV Shows: Jenny, Stark Raving Mad
Movie Titles: The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest

🏆🏒Tim Kerr -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1960
NHL Right Wing, Canadian

👑King Juan Carlos I Of Spain -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1938
King, Spanish
Misc: reigned 1975-2014

🏆⚾Ron Kittle -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1958
MLB Left Fielder

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🎭Leena La Bianca -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
XXX-rated actress

Brooklyn Elisabeth Lachey -- is 5 in the year 2020 and 6 in the year 2021; b.1/5/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Vanessa and Nick Lachey's daughter

✍🎭Ted Lange -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1948
Screenwriter, Actor, Director
TV Shows: That's My Mama (as Junior), Mr. T & Tina, The Love Boat (as bartender Issac Washington)
Movie Titles: Carts, Last of the Romantics

🏆🏀Frank Layden -- is 88 in the year 2020 and 89 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1932
NBA General Manager, NBA Coach
Sports Teams: Utah Jazz (coach and General Manager)

🎵🎸Marilyn Manson -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
Alternative Rock Performer

Gideon Robert Nesta Marley -- is 13 in the year 2020 and 14 in the year 2021; b.1/5/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Orly Agai and Ziggy's son

🎭🏆Pamela Sue Martin -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1953
Actress, Model
Names/Places: b. in Westport, CT
TV Shows: The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (as Nancy Drew), Dynasty (as Fallon Carrington Colby)
Movie Titles: The Poseidon Adventure

🎭🏆Dani Mathers -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1987
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 2014; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2015

🏆🏒Basil McRae -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1961
NHL General Manager, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏒Brian McReynolds -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1965
NHL Player, Canadian

Nicole Mitchell -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1968
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Eddie Murphy's wife

🎭Jason Mitchell -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1987 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Keanu, Barry, Straight Outta Compton (as Eazy-E), Contraband, Broken City

🎨✍🎭Hayao Miyazaki -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1941 N.S.
Animator, Author, Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Movie Producer/Director, Japanese
Movie Titles: Ponyo, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle

Caroline Monahan -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1996
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Katie Couric and Jay's girl

Walter F. Mondale -- is 92 in the year 2020 and 93 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1928
Vice President, Senator, Ambassador
Names/Places: MN:Frederick "Fritz"
Misc: the 42nd U.S. Vice President 1977-81, U.S. Ambassador to Japan

🎵🎸Thom Mooney -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1948
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Nazz

🏆🏈Mercury Morris -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1947
NFL Runningback
Names/Places: RFN:Eugene
Misc: Super Bowls VI, VII, VIII
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins

🏆⚾Chris Nabholz -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1967
MLB Pitcher

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🏆🏈Derrick Ned -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
NFL Runningback

🎵Mark Nesler -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1961
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎵Drew Nichols -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1974
Pop Singer
Group Names: P.C. Quest

🎵🎸Kelly Nickels -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1964
Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Sweet Pain, Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns

🏆⚾Juan Nieves -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1965
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher, Puerto Rican

🏆🏈Jim Otto -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1938
Hall of Famer, NFL Center
Misc: 9x AFL All-Star, 3x Pro Bowl, 10x All-AFL, 3x All-Pro
Sports Teams: Oakland Raiders (1960-1974)

🎭Deepika Padukone -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1986 N.S.
Actress, Danish (Denmark)

🏆Bridget Parker -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1939
Equestrian, Olympic Athlete, English
Misc: equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)

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🏆🏈James Patton -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1970
NFL Player, Football Defensive Lineman

🏆🏈Joseph Patton -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1972
NFL Tackle

🎵🎸Ted Poley -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1964
Drummer, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Danger Danger

🎭Cliff Potts -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1942
Actor
TV Shows: Once an Eagle, Little Women, For Love & Honor, Lou Grant (as Ted McCovey)
Movie Titles: Silent Running, The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang, A Case of Rape, Sometimes a Great Notion

🏆🥊Dwight Muhammad Qawi -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1953
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎵🎷Dizzy Reece -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1931
Jazz Trumpeter, Jamaican

📰🎭Charlie Rose -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1942
Newscaster, Journalist, TV Host
TV Shows: CBS News Nightwatch (1984-90), Charlie Rose Show, 60 Minutes II

🎭Jenna Rosenow -- is 29 in the year 2020 and 30 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1991 N.S.
Actress, Australian
TV Shows: Neighbours, Neighbours vs. Zombies, Mako Mermaids

🏆⚾John Russell -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1961
MLB Manager, MLB Catcher, MLB Outfielder

Maggie Marie Sajak -- is 25 in the year 2020 and 26 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1995
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lesly and Pat's daughter

🎭Dany Saval -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1942
Actress, French

🎵🎸Kate Schellenback -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1966
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: The Beastie Boys, Luscious Jackson

🏆🏁🏊Carolyn Schuler -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆🏈Eric Smith -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1971
NFL Wide Receiver

💰🎭🏆Blanca Soto -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1979 N.S.
Businessperson, Actress, Producer, Model, Mexican

Sam Springsteen -- is 26 in the year 2020 and 27 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1994
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Patty Scialfa & Bruce's son

🎵🎸Chris Stein -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1950
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, New Wave Guitarist
Group Names: Blondie

🎭🎵Brooklyn Sudano -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1981
Actress, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: Donna Summer and Bruce's daughter
TV Shows: My Wife and Kids (as Vanessa), Taken (as Asha Flynn)
Movie Titles: With This Ring, Rain, 5 Star Day

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✍🏆🏁🏃Kathrine Switzer -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1947
Author, Sports Commentator, Runner, German

🏆Amelia Talon -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1990
Playmate
Misc: June 2012

George Tenet -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1953
Government Official
Misc: former CIA Director

🎵Grady Thomas -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1941
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Parliament, Funkadelic

🏆⚾Milt Thompson -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1959
MLB Coach, MLB Outfielder

🏆🏈De'Anthony Thomas -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1993 N.S.
NFL Runningback

🎵🎸Philip Caden Thornalley -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1960
Alternative Rock Musician
Group Names: The Cure

🎵Phil Trim -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1940
Songwriter, Singer, Trinidad
Group Names: The Pop Tops (lead of the Spanish group)

🏆🏈Renaldo Turnbull -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1966
NFL Linebacker

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🏆🏀Tyler Ulis -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1996 N.S.
NBA Guard

🎵🎸Troy Van Leeuwen -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1968 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Queens of the Stone Age

🏆Suki Waterhouse -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1992 N.S.
Model, English

Thomson Wylde Welling -- is 1 in the year 2020 and 2 in the year 2021; b.1/5/2019 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jessica Rose Lee and Tom's son

🎭Shea Whigham -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1969
Actor
Movie Titles: Silver Linings Playbook, The Wolf on Wall Street, American Hustle, Take Shelter

✍🎭Joel Wyner -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1962
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director, Canadian
TV Shows: Almost Human, Fringe
Movie Titles: The Mexican, Dead Man Down

🎵🎸Grant Young -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.1/5/1964
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Soul Asylum

🎵Johnny Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1932 d.9/14/1998 (66)
Soul Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Lathan; NN:The Tan Nightengale

Konrad Adenauer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1876 d.4/19/1967 (91)
Statesman, German
Misc: the first chancellor of the Federal German Republic (West Germany) 1949-63

🎭Alvin Ailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1931 d.12/1/1989 (58)
Stage Actor, Choreographer, Dancer
Misc: Founded The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

🎭Jean-Pierre Aumont -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1911 d.1/30/2001 (90)
Actor, French
Names/Places: RLN:Salomons

🏆⚾Earl Battey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1935 d.11/15/2003 (68)
MLB Player
Misc: 3x Gold Glove

Robert Bernstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1923 N.S. d.5/27/2019 N.S. (96)
Political Activist
Misc: the president of Random House

Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1928 d.4/4/1979 (51)
Prime Minister
Misc: of Pakistan

🎭James Stuart Blackton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1875 d.8/13/1941 (66)
Filmmaker, English
Misc: introduced animation and other important film techniques that helped shape and stimulate the development of cinematic art.

🎭Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1910 N.S. d.4/19/1987 N.S. (77)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Sandwich, IL
TV Shows: Captain Kangaroo (as Mr. Green Jeans, the friendly farmer, handyman, and unsuccessful inventor)

🎵Ace Brigode -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1893 d.2/3/1960 (67)
Bandleader

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Olympia Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1835 d.10/23/1926 (91)
Feminist, Suffragate

🎵Frederick Converse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1871 d.6/8/1940 (69)
Composer

Lindsay Crosby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1938 d.12/11/1989 (51)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Bing's son

🎵🎷William "Wild Bill" Davison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1906 d.11/14/1989 (83)
Cornetist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician
Misc: Dixieland early Chicago jazz

🎖Stephen Decatur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1779 d.3/22/1820 (41)
Naval Officer
Misc: war of 1812; he commanded the U.S. forces who won a battle on the shores of Tripoli to free Christian captives in Algeria.

🎵Lenny Dee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1923 d.2/12/2006 (83)
Musician, Organist

✍📰Jeane L. Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1904 d.1/25/1997 (93)
Author, Astrologer, Clairvoyant, Columnist
Names/Places: RN:Jeane Pinckert

🎭George Dolenz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1908 d.2/8/1963 (55)
Actor, Italian
Names/Places: Mickey's dad
Movie Titles: Count of Monte Cristo

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Friedrich Durrenmatt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1921 d.12/14/1990 (69)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Swiss

🎭Robert (Actor) Earle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.9/19/1993 N.S. (67)
Actor
TV Shows: Homicide (as Ernie)
Movie Titles: The Toy, Blaze, Desire in the Dust, Heaven's Heroes

🎭Robert (Game Show) Earle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.6/5/2019 N.S. (93)
Game Show Host
TV Shows: G.E. College Bowl (moderator)

Umberto Eco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1932 d.2/19/2016 N.S. (84)
Author, Novelist, Critic, Italian

Joseph Erlanger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1874 d.12/5/1965 (91)
Scientist, Physiologist
Misc: shock therapist

🎨Frank Gianninoto -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1903 d.4/1/1988 (85)
Artist
Misc: designed Marlboro's flip-top box

⚛💰King Camp Gillette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1855 d.7/9/1932 (77)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: Safety razor father

🏆🏒Fred Glover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1928 d.8/16/2001 (73)
NHL Coach

🏆🎳Jim Godman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1946 d.5/3/2001 (55)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: one of the most prolific bowlers during the 1970s.

Raisa Gorbachev -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1932 d.9/20/1999 (67)
Celebrity Spouse, Russian
Names/Places: Mikhail's wife
Misc: some say b. 1934

🎭🎵Richard Hayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1930 d.3/10/2014 (84)
Game Show Host, Singer
TV Shows: Name That Tune (1970s)

🎖Courtney Hodges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1887 d.1/16/1966 (79)
General

🏆🏈Emil Joseph Holub -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1938 N.S. d.9/21/2019 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, NFL Center, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Texas Tech, Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs

👑Shah Jahan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1592 d.1/22/1666 (74)
King, India
Misc: emperor of India who built the Taj Mahal

🏆🏁🏊Alexandre "Alex" Jany -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1929 N.S. d.7/18/2001 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, French

Philip C. Jessup -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1897 d.1/31/1986 (89)
Judge/Jurist, Diplomat, Scholar

💰🏆⚾Bancroft "Ban" Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1864 d.3/28/1931 (67)
Hall of Famer, Executive, MLB Player
Names/Places: b. in Norwalk, CT
Misc: the American League of professional baseball owes its existence and its equal footing with the National League to Ban Johnson; Johnson encouraged a fierce competition with the N.L. that ended with a merger in 1903

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🎵Jo Ann Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1944 d.10/20/1990 (46)
Guitarist, Blues Singer

✍🎭Harry Kurnitz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1908 d.3/18/1968 (60)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer

🎨Christopher Grant La Farge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1862 d.10/11/1938 (76)
Architect

Aaron "Bunny" Lapin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1914 d.7/10/1999 (85)
Inventor
Misc: Reddi-Wip whipped cream founder and inventor

⚛🏆🏁🏃Jack Lovelock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1910 d.12/28/1949 (39)
Surgeon, Runner, Olympic Athlete, New Zealand
Misc: Olympic-gold-1936; athlete famous for an unexpected victory in the 1,500-metre (metric-mile) race in the 1936 Olympic Games. The world record he set on that occasion--3 min 47.8 sec--endured until 1941.

🎵George Malone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1940 d.10/5/2007 (67)
Songwriter, Singer
Group Names: The Monotones

🏆🎾Chuck McKinley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1941 d.8/10/1986 (45)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎵Nicholas Medtner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/24/1879 O.S. or 1/5/1880 N.S. d.11/13/1951 (71)
Composer, Musician, Russian

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🎵Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1920 d.6/12/1995 (75)
Pianist, Italian

🎵Erika Morini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1910 d.11/1/1995 (90)
Violinist, Austrian
Misc: unsure of d. age

🎭Wolf Morris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1925 d.7/21/1996 (71)
Actor
TV Shows: Dr. Who (as Padmasambhava)

🎨⚛John Moss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1838 d.4/8/1892 (54)
Artist, Inventor
Misc: credited with developing the first practicable photo-engraving process in 1863.

🏆🏈Chuck Noll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1932 d.6/13/2014 (82)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland
Misc: coached the Pittsburgh Steelers to 4 Super Bowl titles (1975-76,79-80); retired after 1991 season ranked 5th on all-time list with 209 wins (including playoffs) in 23 years; record 209-156-1 (.572)
Sports Teams: University of Dayton, Cleveland Browns (player 1953-1959), Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers (coach 1960-1965), Baltimore Colts (coach 1966-1968), Pittsburgh Steelers (coach 1969-1991)

🎭🎵Jack Norworth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1879 d.9/1/1959 (80)
Actor, Vaudevillan, Lyricist, Musician

Michael O'Donoghue -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1940 d.11/8/1994 (54)
Comedy Writer
Names/Places: aka Mr. Mike
Misc: founded the National Lampoon Radio Hour
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (original writer 1975-80 & 1985)

⚛💰🎵Sam Phillips -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1923 d.7/30/2003 (80)
Hall of Famer, Engineer, Businessperson, Music Producer, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: Founder of Sun Records, discovered Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Charlie Rich, and Roy Orbison

Jeannette Ridlon Piccard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1895 d.5/17/1981 (86)
Aviator, Balloonist
Misc: one of the first American women to qualify as a free balloon pilot in 1934

🎖⚛Zebulon Pike -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1779 d.4/27/1813 (34)
Soldier, Explorer
Misc: sighted Pike's Peak in Colorado

🎨🎭🎵George E. Price -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1901 d.5/10/1964 (63)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Singer
Misc: N.Y. lower class life

🎵Philip "Phil" Ramone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1934 N.S. d.3/30/2013 N.S. (79)
Music Producer, Composer, Musical Engineer, Violinist

🎭George Reeves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1914 d.6/16/1959 (45)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RLN:Basselo
Misc: some say b. Apr 6
TV Shows: The Adventures of Superman (as Superman & Clark Kent)
Movie Titles: Gone with the Wind (as Tarleton twin)

🏆⚾John Ritchey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1923 d.1/14/2003 (80)
MLB Player
Misc: the first to break the PCL's color barrier with the San Diego Padres, homers in his second game, career .323 average, also a top batter with Vancouver Capilanos in WIL

Edmund Ruffin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1794 d.6/18/1865 (71)
Scientist
Misc: Agriculture

🏆🏒Wayne Rutledge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1942 d.10/5/2004 (62)
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Alfred Ryder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1916 d.4/16/1955 (39)
Actor
Names/Places: RMLN:Jacob Corn

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🎵🎸Saxa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1930 d.5/3/2017 N.S. (87)
Saxophonist, Ska Musician, Jamaican
Names/Places: RN: Lionel Augustus Martin
Group Names: The English Beat, Fine Young Cannibals, General Public, The International Beat

🎭Margarita Sierra -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1936 d.9/6/1963 (27)
Actress
TV Shows: Surfside Six (as Spanish Dancer Cha Cha O'Brien)

🎭James Skaggs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1932 N.S. d.2/1/2018 N.S. (86)
Actor, Stuntman
TV Shows: Gunsmoke, Death Valley Days, The Six Million Dollar Man
Movie Titles: The Outlaw Josey Wells, Rough Night at Jerico

W. D. Snodgrass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 d.1/13/2009 (83)
Poet
Names/Places: FMN:William DeWitt

🎭Jeep Swenson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1957 d.8/18/1997 (40)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Batman and Robin

📰Herbert Bayard Swope -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1882 d.6/20/1958 (76)
Journalist

🎨Yves Tanguy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1900 d.1/15/1955 (55)
Artist, French
Misc: surrealist

🎭Jerome Thor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1915 d.8/12/1993 (78)
TV/Movie Actor

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🏆🏈Rick Tuten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1965 d.6/??/2017 N.S. (52)
NFL Punter
Misc: his death was announced on June 15, 2017, and nobody knows which date he died before then

🎭Jack Wagner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1897 d.2/6/1965 (68)
Actor
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (as Jack), The Ann Sothern Show
Movie Titles: Jive Junction

🎵Ruth Wallis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1920 d.12/22/2007 (87)
Singer

🎵Rick Westfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1949 d.??/??/1985
Keyboardist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Kool & the Gang

Hosea Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 d.11/16/2000 (74)
Civil Rights Leader
Misc: worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr.; was with King in Memphis, Tenn., helping support striking sanitation workers on April 4, 1968, the night King was assassinated.

🎭Beatrice Winde -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1924 d.1/3/2004 (79)
Actress

🏆🏈Sam Wyche -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1945 N.S. d.1/2/2020 N.S. (74)
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: NBC commentator
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Bengals

🎭Jane Wyman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1917 d.9/10/2007 (90)
TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: b. in St. Joseph, Mo.; Ronald Reagan's wife in 1940's, 2x Freddie Karger's wife; RN:Sarah Jane Fulks
TV Shows: Fireside Theater (hostess), Falcon Crest (as Angela Channing)
Movie Titles: Johnny Belinda

🏆🏈Claude "Buddy" Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.9/5/1983 N.S. (57)
NFL Runningback
Misc: returned 2,514 yards in kickoffs with 2 TDs
Sports Teams: New York Yankees, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts

🎭🎵Beverly Aadland -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1942 d.1/5/2010 (67)
Movie Actress, Dancer, Singer

Griffin Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1918 d.1/5/2009 (90)
Government Official
Misc: Attorney General

🎵Gus Bivona -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1915 d.1/5/1996 (80)
Clarinetist, Bandleader
Group Names: Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey

🎭Billy Bletcher -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1894 d.1/5/1979 (84)
Actor, Comedian

✍⚖🎭🎵Sonny Bono -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1935 d.1/5/1998 (62)
Author, Mayor, Comedian, Producer, Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Salvatore Philip; Cher's hubby 1964-74; b. in Detroit
Misc: Mayor of Palm Springs
Group Names: Sonny and Cher, soloist

Thomas Joel Bopp -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1949 N.S. d.1/5/2018 N.S. (68)
Astronomer
Misc: co-discoverer with Alan Hale (not the actor) of the comet Hale-Bopp

⚛⛪Max Born -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1882 d.1/5/1970 (87)
Physicist, Jewish, German
Names/Places: Olivia Newton-John's granddad
Misc: quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954

🎵Pierre Boulez -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1925 d.1/5/2016 N.S. (90)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist, French

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Louis-Paul Cailletet -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1832 N.S. d.1/5/1913 N.S. (80)
Inventor, Physicist, French
Misc: ironmaster, noted for his work on the liquefaction of gases.

🎵Nicholas Caldwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1944 N.S. d.1/5/2016 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: in the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame
Group Names: The Whispers

🏆🎳Don Carter -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1926 d.1/5/2012 (85)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54,57-58,60-61); voted Greatest of All-Time in 1970.

George Washington Carver -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1861 d.1/5/1943 (81)
Hall of Famer, Scientist, Botanist, Chemist, Inventor, Educator
Misc: studied the peanut; d. in Tuskegee, Alabama

🎵Kitty Cheatham -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1864 d.1/5/1946 (81)
Singer

🏆⚾Jerry Coleman -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1924 d.1/5/2014 (89)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Second Baseman
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2005; CBS Radio broadcaster: Favorite blooper: "There's a long drive. The outfielder is back at the warning track and hits his head on the wall! It rolls back toward second base! This could be a triple!"
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1949-1957, broadcaster 1963-1969), San Diego Padres (manager 1980, broadcaster 1974-1979, 1981-2013)

🎭Hans Conried -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1917 d.1/5/1982 (64)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, Md.; RLMN:Frank Foster
TV Shows: My Friend Irma, Burns & Allen, Pantotime Quiz, Danny Thomas Show (as Uncle Tonoose), Jack Paar Show, Tony Randall Show, Dudley Do Right (as Snidley Whiplash), Dr. Seuss (narrator), Fractured Flickers, Davey Crocket (as Thimblerig)
Movie Titles: The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T

Calvin Coolidge -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1872 d.1/5/1933 (60)
President/Vice President
Names/Places: b. in Plymouth, VT; FN:John; died at his home in Northhampton, Massachusetts; NN: Silent Cal
Misc: 30th U.S. President 1923-29; 29th U.S. Vice President

🎭Nell Craig -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1891 d.1/5/1965 (73)
Movie Actress

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✍📰James Day -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1899 d.1/5/1983 (83)
Author, Publisher, British

🏆Charles Dumas -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1937 d.1/5/2004 (66)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: high jumper; first man to clear 7 feet (7-0 1/2) on June 29, 1956; won gold medal at 1956 Olympics.

🎵Mal Evans -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1935 d.1/5/1976 (40)
Music Figure
Misc: Beatle associate as a longtime friend, bodyguard, confidant, and road manager

🏆Eusébio da Silva Ferreira -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1942 N.S. d.1/5/2014 N.S. (71)
Soccer Striker, Portuguese
Names/Places: aka Eusebio

🎵🎸Ken Forssi -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1943 d.1/5/1998 (54)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Love

🎵🎸John Guerin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1939 d.1/5/2004 (64)
Composer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: widely recorded drummer with artists from Frank Sinatra to Frank Zappa and Thelonious Monk
Group Names: The Byrds

Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/30/1858 d.1/5/1948 (89)
First Lady
Names/Places: Benjamin's wife #2; MN:Lord Dimmick

🎵Eric Haydock -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1943 N.S. d.1/5/2019 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Bassist, English
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: The Hollies

🎭Francesca Hilton -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1947 d.1/5/2015 (67)
Actress
Names/Places: Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter

🏆⚾Rogers Hornsby -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1896 d.1/5/1963 (66)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: NNLThe Rajah
Misc: NL League Award Winner 1925, 1929; 2,930 hits, 2X triple crown winner; batting leader 1920-25; the best right-handed batter in major league history, whose lifetime average was .358, second only to Ty Cobb's .367, and in 1924 he bettered Cobb's single season record of .420 with an incredible .424. Hornsby played 23 seasons.
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (player 1915-1926), New York Giants (player 1927), Boston Braves (player 1928), Chicago Cubs (player 1929-1932), St. Louis Cardinals (player 1933), St. Louis Browns (player 1933-1937), St. Louis Cardinals (manager 1925-1926), New York Giants (manager 1927), Boston Braves (manager 1928), Chicago Cubs (manager 1930-1932), St. Louis Browns (manager 1933-1937, 1952), Cincinnati Reds (manager 1952-1953)

🎖⚖Samuel Huntington -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1731 J-LD or 7/16/1731 N.S. d.1/5/1796 (64)
Revolutionary, Judge/Jurist, Governor
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer; prez of Continental Congress, CT gov

Amy Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1903 d.1/5/1941 (37)
Aviator, English
Misc: made many pioneering flights including England to Australia

🎭Arthur Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/17/1914 d.1/5/1990 (75)
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Worcester, MA
Movie Titles: The Glass Menagerie, Lawrence of Arabia

✍🎭Jean Kerr -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1922 d.1/5/2003 (80)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Scranton, PA; RN:Bridget Jean Collins
Book Titles: Please Don't Eat the Daisies
TV Shows: Down You Go

👑King Edward The Confessor Of England -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1004 d.1/5/1066 (62)
King
Misc: ruled 1043-66

💰Lincoln Kirstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1907 d.1/5/1996 (88)
Philanthropist
Misc: Ballet impressario

📰Cholly Knickerbocker -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1915 d.1/5/2002 (86)
Columnist
Names/Places: RN:Igor Loiewski-Cassini
Misc: gossip columnist for the Hearst newspaper chain.

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🎵Burton Lane -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1912 d.1/5/1997 (84)
Composer
Names/Places: RLN:Levy
Misc: Broadway tunes; stage: Finian's Rainbow, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

Eduard Lasker -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1829 d.1/5/1884 (54)
Jurist, Politician, German

🎭Harvey Lembeck -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1923 d.1/5/1982 (58)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The Phil Silvers Show (as Cpl. Rocco Barbella), The Hathaways, Ensign O'Toole

🏆🏈Jeff Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1973 d.1/5/2013 (39)
NFL Quarterback
Misc: Super Bowl XXXII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos

🎵Francis López -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1916 d.1/5/1995 (78)
Composer, French

🏆🏀"Pistol Pete" Maravich -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1947 N.S. d.1/5/1988 N.S. (40)
Hall of Famer, NBA Guard, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: RN:Peter Press Maravich
Misc: scored NCAA record 44.2 ppg & 3,667 points during collegiate career; led NBA in scoring '77; most free throws in a college game (30); Legendary scoring guard raised for early age to star in basketball. Scored 40 points per game at LSU as collegian, then starred for the Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Jazz; career 15,948 points, 2,747 rebounds, 3,563 assists; LSU #23 retired, Jazz #7 retired, New Orleans Pelicans #7 retired
Sports Teams: LSU (1967-1970), Atlanta Hawks (1970-1974), New Orleans/Utah Jazz (1974-1980), Boston Celtics (1980)

🏆🏀Jack "Jumpin' Jack" McCracken -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1912 d.1/5/1958 (45)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Misc: Second place in National High School Tournament in Chicago (Classen High School, 1929); 8-time AAU All-America (1932, 1935, 1937-39, 1940, 1942, 1945); 3 AAU national titles (1937, 1939, 1942)

🏆⚾"Tug" McGraw -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1944 d.1/5/2004 (59)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:The Screwball; Tim's father
Misc: played in the World Series for both teams; record [15] for most games pitched [1969, 1973]
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets

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🎵🎷Charles Mingus -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1922 d.1/5/1979 (56)
Arranger, Composer, Singer, Bassist, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: aka Charlie

🎵Willie Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1928 d.1/5/2010 (81)
Music Executive, Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Keyboardist, Trumpeter, Soul Singer

🏆🏀Ralph Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1884 N.S. d.1/5/1965 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Administrator
Misc: was instrumental in early 20th century development of basketball rules; founded the College Basketball Rules Committee in 1905, and founded the Eastern Intercollegiate Basketball League which later became the Ivy League

🎭Ray Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1913 d.1/5/1975 (61)
TV Host, Announcer

🎭Jean Murat -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1888 d.1/5/1968 (79)
Actor, French

Saint John Nepomucene Neumann -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1811 d.1/5/1860 (48)
Religionist
Misc: the first U.S. male saint proclaimed by the Roman Catholic church

🎨Kenneth Noland -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1924 d.1/5/2010 (85)
Painter

Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1912 d.1/5/1994 (81)
Congressperson
Misc: consummate ward politician who rose to become speaker of the House and main Democratic spokesman during the Reagan years

⚖🎭Helenka Pantaleoni -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1900 d.1/5/1987 (86)
Government Official, Humanitarian, Actress
Misc: head of UNICEF for 30 years

🏆🥊Anatoliy Roschin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1932 N.S. d.1/5/2016 N.S. (83)
Wrestler, Olympic Athlete, Russian
Misc: super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1972)

🎵Alex Saint Clair -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1941 d.1/5/2006 (64)
Guitarist
Group Names: Capt. Beefhart & his Magic Band

🎭Don Saxon -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/13/1916 d.1/5/1999 (82)
Comedian, Vaudevillan
Misc: teamed with Tim Herbert in a comedy duo, produced Broadway plays

🎵Vic Schoen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1916 d.1/5/2000 (83)
Bandleader
TV Shows: Dinah Shore Show, Patti Page Show

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1874 d.1/5/1922 (47)
Explorer, Irish
Misc: South Pole explorer

🏆🏈Simon Shanks -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/16/1971 d.1/5/2006 N.S. (34)
NFL Player

Alexander Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1829 d.1/5/1867 (37)
Poet, Scottish

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🏆🏁Frank Stack -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1906 d.1/5/1987 (81)
Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: Bronze 1932

Vincent Starrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1886 d.1/5/1974 (87)
Writer, Critic

🎭Onslow Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1902 d.1/5/1977 (74)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: This is the Life (as Mr. Fisher)

🎭Slim Summerville -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1892 d.1/5/1946 (53)
Actor
Names/Places: RFN:George
Movie Titles: Keystone Kops

🎭Robert L. Surtrees -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1906 d.1/5/1985 (78)
Cinematographer

✍🎵Elizabeth Swados -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1951 d.1/5/2016 N.S. (64)
Dramatist/Playwright, Composer
Misc: Theatre Director

Harold C. Urey -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1893 d.1/5/1981 (87)
Chemist, Physicist
Misc: awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1934 for his discovery of the heavy form of hydrogen known as deuterium.

🎭🎵Jerry Van Dyke -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1931 d.1/5/2018 N.S. (86)
Actor, Comedian, Banjoist
Names/Places: b. in Danville, IL; Dick's brother
Misc: some say b. 1932; he turned down the lead role of Gilligan for Gilligan's Island
TV Shows: My Mother the Car (as Dave Crabtree), Accidental Family, 13 Queens Blvd, Coach (as Luther Van Dam)

📰Charles Whittingham -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1767 d.1/5/1840 (72)
Publisher, Printer, English

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🎭Josef Wolf -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1905 d.1/5/1987 (81)
Producer

🎭Carmen Zapata -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1927 d.1/5/2014 (86)
TV/Soap Actress
TV Shows: Viva Valdez, Villa Alegre's (Happy Village as the mayor)

👑Catherine de Medici -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1519 d.1/5/1589 (69)
Queen, French
Misc: consort of King Henry II of France

🎭Karin von Aroldingen -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1941 N.S. d.1/5/2018 N.S. (76)
Ballerina, German
Names/Places: RN:Karin Awny Hannelore Reinbold von Aroedingen and Eltzinger

🎵Elizabeth Libba Cotten -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/5/1892 or 1/5/1893 or 1/5/1895 d.6/29/1987 (94)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer, Folk Singer
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

🎵Elizabeth Libba Cotten -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/5/1892 or 1/5/1893 or 1/5/1895 d.6/29/1987 (94)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer, Folk Singer
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

🎵Elizabeth Libba Cotten -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/5/1892 or 1/5/1893 or 1/5/1895 d.6/29/1987 (94)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer, Folk Singer
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

🎵Matilda Jones -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/5/1868 or 1/5/1869 d.6/24/1933
Singer
Misc: sources can't agree on birth year

🎵Matilda Jones -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/5/1868 or 1/5/1869 d.6/24/1933
Singer
Misc: sources can't agree on birth year

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