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The Big Datebook for January 5

Last Updated 06-14-2022

🏆🏀Luigi P. "Lou" Carnesecca -- is 97 in the year 2022 and 98 in the year 2023; 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)

🎭Robert Duvall -- is 91 in the year 2022 and 92 in the year 2023; 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

🎵🎷Dizzy Reece -- is 91 in the year 2022 and 92 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1931
Jazz Trumpeter, Jamaican

🏆🏈Jim Otto -- is 84 in the year 2022 and 85 in the year 2023; 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)

👑King Juan Carlos I Of Spain -- is 84 in the year 2022 and 85 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1938
King, Spanish
Misc: reigned 1975-2014

🎵Athol Guy -- is 82 in the year 2022 and 83 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1940 N.S.
Bassist, Folk Performer, Australian
Group Names: The Seekers

🎨✍🎭Hayao Miyazaki -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; 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

🎵Grady Thomas -- is 81 in the year 2022 and 82 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1941
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Parliament, Funkadelic

🎭Cliff Potts -- is 80 in the year 2022 and 81 in the year 2023; 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

📰🎭Charlie Rose -- is 80 in the year 2022 and 81 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1942
Newscaster, Journalist, TV Host
TV Shows: CBS News Nightwatch (1984-90), Charlie Rose Show, 60 Minutes II

🎭🏆Rosemarie Hillcrest -- is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1943
Actress, Model, Playmate, English
Misc: October 1964

🏆🏁🏊Carolyn Schuler -- is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

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🎨🎭Diane Keaton -- is 76 in the year 2022 and 77 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🏈Mercury Morris -- is 75 in the year 2022 and 76 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1947
NFL Runningback
Names/Places: RFN:Eugene
Misc: Super Bowls VI, VII, VIII
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins

✍🎭Ted Lange -- is 74 in the year 2022 and 75 in the year 2023; 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

🏆⚾Charles Olivier Hough -- is 74 in the year 2022 and 75 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1948
MLB Pitcher, Hawaiian
Names/Places: NN:Charlie

🎵Walter Gregory "Joe" Herndon -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: The Spaniels, Temptations

🎵George "Funky" Brown -- is 73 in the year 2022 and 74 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1949
Rhythm and Blues Drummer
Group Names: Kool & the Gang

🎵🎸Chris Stein -- is 72 in the year 2022 and 73 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1950
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, New Wave Guitarist
Group Names: Blondie

🎭🏆Pamela Sue Martin -- is 69 in the year 2022 and 70 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🥊Dwight Muhammad Qawi -- is 69 in the year 2022 and 70 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1953
Hall of Famer, Boxer

George Tenet -- is 69 in the year 2022 and 70 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1953
Government Official
Misc: former CIA Director

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🏆🏀Alexander "Alex" English -- is 68 in the year 2022 and 69 in the year 2023; 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)

🎵🎸Bryan Hitt -- is 68 in the year 2022 and 69 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1954
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: REO Speedwagon

🏆⚾Bob Dernier -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1957
MLB Outfielder
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs

🎵Vincent Calloway -- is 65 in the year 2022 and 66 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1957
Trumpeter, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Midnight Star

🏆⚾Ron Kittle -- is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1958
MLB Left Fielder

🎭🎮Clancy Brown -- is 63 in the year 2022 and 64 in the year 2023; 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)

🏆⚾Milt Thompson -- is 63 in the year 2022 and 64 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1959
MLB Coach, MLB Outfielder

🎵🎸Philip Caden Thornalley -- is 62 in the year 2022 and 63 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1960
Alternative Rock Musician
Group Names: The Cure

🎵Iris DeMent -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1961
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎵Mark Nesler -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1961
Songwriter, Country Singer

🏆🏒Basil McRae -- is 61 in the year 2022 and 62 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1961
NHL General Manager, NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Suzy Amis -- is 60 in the year 2022 and 61 in the year 2023; 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

🏆⚾Danny Jackson -- is 60 in the year 2022 and 61 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1962
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾Jeff Fassero -- is 59 in the year 2022 and 60 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1963
MLB Pitcher

🎵🎸Grant Young -- is 58 in the year 2022 and 59 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1964
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Soul Asylum

🎭Ricky Paull Goldin -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1965
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Hail to the Chief, Another World, Young and the Restless, Guiding Light, All My Children

🎭🏆⚽Vinnie Jones -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🏒Brian McReynolds -- is 57 in the year 2022 and 58 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1965
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Renaldo Turnbull -- is 56 in the year 2022 and 57 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1966
NFL Linebacker

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🎵🎸Kate Schellenback -- is 56 in the year 2022 and 57 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1966
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: The Beastie Boys, Luscious Jackson

🎭Joe Flanigan -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1967 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Stargate: Atlantis (as Lt. Colonel John Sheppard)
Movie Titles: 6 Bullets, The Other Sister, Thoughtcrimes

🏆🏈J. B. Brown -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1967
NFL Cornerback

🏆🏈Ray Crockett -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1967
NFL Cornerback

🏆⚾Chris Nabholz -- is 55 in the year 2022 and 56 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1967
MLB Pitcher

Nicole Mitchell -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1968
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Eddie Murphy's wife

🎭Carl Tye Evans -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1968
Actor
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Jonathan Casten)
Movie Titles: Frame of Mind, Kicking the Dog

🎭Carrie Ann Inaba -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1968 N.S.
Choreographer, Dancer
TV Shows: The Talk, Dancing with the Stars (judge)

🎵🎸Troy Van Leeuwen -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1968 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Queens of the Stone Age

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🏆🏒Joé Juneau -- is 54 in the year 2022 and 55 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1968
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Shea Whigham -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
Actor
Movie Titles: Silver Linings Playbook, The Wolf on Wall Street, American Hustle, Take Shelter

🎭Heather Paige Kent -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🏈David Dixon -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
NFL Guard

🏆🏈Derrick Ned -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
NFL Runningback

🏆🏈Kurt Barber -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player

🎵🎸Robbie Crane -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Vince Neil Band, Black Star Riders

🎵🎸Marilyn Manson -- is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1969
Alternative Rock Performer

🏆🏈James Patton -- is 52 in the year 2022 and 53 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1970
NFL Player, Football Defensive Lineman

🏆🏈Eric Smith -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1971
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆⚾Jason Bates -- is 51 in the year 2022 and 52 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1971
MLB Infielder

🏆🏈Joseph Patton -- is 50 in the year 2022 and 51 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1972
NFL Tackle

🎭Derek Cecil -- is 49 in the year 2022 and 50 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1973
Actor
TV Shows: Banshee, House of Cards (as Seth Grayson)
Movie Titles: Recount, "Push, Nevada"

🎭Jessica Chaffin -- is 48 in the year 2022 and 49 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🏈Warrick Dunn -- is 48 in the year 2022 and 49 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1974
NFL Runningback

🎭Bradley Cooper -- is 47 in the year 2022 and 48 in the year 2023; 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)

🎭January Jones -- is 44 in the year 2022 and 45 in the year 2023; 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

💰🎭🏆Blanca Soto -- is 43 in the year 2022 and 44 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1979 N.S.
Businessperson, Actress, Producer, Model, Mexican

🎭Garette Ratliff Henson -- is 42 in the year 2022 and 43 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1980
Actor, Director, Cameraperson
Movie Titles: Arachnophobia, Return to the Blue Lagoon, Casper, The Mighty Ducks

🎭🎵Brooklyn Sudano -- is 41 in the year 2022 and 42 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1981 N.S.
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

🎭Jason Mitchell -- is 35 in the year 2022 and 36 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1987 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Keanu, Barry, Straight Outta Compton (as Eazy-E), Contraband, Broken City

🎭🏆Dani Mathers -- is 35 in the year 2022 and 36 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1987
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 2014; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2015

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🏆⚾Eduardo Escobar -- is 33 in the year 2022 and 34 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1989 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman, Venezuelan

🏆Amelia Talon -- is 32 in the year 2022 and 33 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1990
Playmate
Misc: June 2012

🏆⚾José Iglesias -- is 32 in the year 2022 and 33 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1990
MLB Pitcher, Cuban

🎭Mike Faist -- is 30 in the year 2022 and 31 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1992 N.S.
Actor

🎭🏆Suki Waterhouse -- is 30 in the year 2022 and 31 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1992 N.S.
Actress, Model, English

🎭Franz Drameh -- is 29 in the year 2022 and 30 in the year 2023; 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

🏆🏈De'Anthony Thomas -- is 29 in the year 2022 and 30 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1993 N.S.
NFL Runningback

Sam Springsteen -- is 28 in the year 2022 and 29 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1994
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Patty Scialfa & Bruce's son

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Maggie Marie Sajak -- is 27 in the year 2022 and 28 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1995
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lesly and Pat's daughter

Caroline Monahan -- is 26 in the year 2022 and 27 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1996
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Katie Couric and Jay's girl

🏆🏀Tyler Ulis -- is 26 in the year 2022 and 27 in the year 2023; b.1/5/1996 N.S.
NBA Guard

Francesca Natalia Estrada -- is 22 in the year 2022 and 23 in the year 2023; b.1/5/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nanette and Erik's daughter

Gideon Robert Nesta Marley -- is 15 in the year 2022 and 16 in the year 2023; b.1/5/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Orly Agai and Ziggy's son

Brooklyn Elisabeth Lachey -- is 7 in the year 2022 and 8 in the year 2023; b.1/5/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Vanessa and Nick Lachey's daughter

Thomson Wylde Welling -- is 3 in the year 2022 and 4 in the year 2023; b.1/5/2019 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jessica Rose Lee and Tom's son

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

🎖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.

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

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

🎨⚛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.

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

💰🏆⚾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

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

🎭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.

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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

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

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

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

🎭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

🎨🎭🎵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

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

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

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

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

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

🎭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)

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

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

🎭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)

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

🎭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

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

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

⚛💰🎵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

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

🏆⚾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

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

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

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

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🎭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)

🏆🏈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

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

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.

Walter F. Mondale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/5/1928 N.S. d.4/19/2021 N.S. (93)
Vice President, Senator, Ambassador
Names/Places: MN:Frederick "Fritz"
Misc: the 42nd U.S. Vice President 1977-81, U.S. Ambassador to Japan

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

🏆🏁🏊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

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

🎵🎸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

🎭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

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

🎭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

🏆🏈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)

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

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

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

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

🎭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)

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

🏆🏈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

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)

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

🏆🏈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

🏆🎳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.

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

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

🏆🏈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

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

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

🎖⚖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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

🏆🏀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)

🏆⚾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)

🏆🏀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

⚛⛪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

🎵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

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

🎵🎷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

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.

🎭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

🎭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

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

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

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🏆🏀"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)

🎭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

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

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

🎵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

✍⚖🎭🎵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

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

🎭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

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📰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.

✍🎭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

🏆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.

🏆⚾"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

🎵🎸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

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

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

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

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

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

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

🏆🎳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.

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

🎭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)

🏆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

🏆⚾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)

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

🎵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

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

🎭🎵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)

John (Astronaut) Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1930 N.S. d.1/5/2018 N.S. (87)
Astronaut
Misc: was best known as the commander of the first Space Shuttle mission, taking Columbia into orbit in 1981

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

🎵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

🏆⚽Colin Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1946 N.S. d.1/5/2021 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, English
Misc: MBE

🏆🏁Ueal Eugene Patrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1929 N.S. d.1/5/2021 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Racing Figure
Names/Places: NN: Pat
Misc: the founder and owner of Patrick Racing, a team that raced in Champ Cars and the Indy Racing League.

🏆🏈Ralph Neely -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1943 N.S. d.1/5/2022 N.S. (78)
NFL Tackle
Misc: Super Bowl V, X, XI
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys

🏆⚾🏈Greg (B. 1951) Robinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1951 N.S. d.1/5/2022 N.S. (70)
College Baseball Coach, NFL Coach
Misc: 2x Super Bowl champion coach XXXII and XXXIII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos (1995-2000)

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

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

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

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1963, ✪ “Monsters' Holiday” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, ✪ “My Wife Can't Cook” by Lonnie Russ peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “A Thousand Miles Away” by The Heartbeats peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Al Di La” by Connie Francis peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Armen's Theme” by David Seville peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Beauty And A Beat” by Justin Bieber Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Charmaine” by Mantovani peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Coney Island Baby” by Excellents peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cool It Now” by New Edition peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1946, “Dig You Later (A-Hubba Hubba Hubba)” by Perry Como And The Satisfiers With Russ Case And His Orchestra peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Do What You Do” by Jermaine Jackson peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Gentle” by Dino peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Give It To Me Good” by Trixter peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Go For It! (Heart And Fire)” by Joey B. Ellis And Tynetta Hare peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “House Full Of Reasons” by Jude Cole peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “I Feel Good” by Shirley And Lee peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “I May Not Live To See Tomorrow” by Brian Hyland peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Just Fine” by Mary J. Blige peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Justify My Love” by Madonna peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Keep Your Head To The Sky” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Low” by Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Mary's Boy Child” by Harry Belafonte peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Move Your Boogie Body” by The Bar-Kays peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “On The Way Up” by Elisa Fiorillo peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Paralyzer” by Finger Eleven peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Priscilla” by Eddie Cooley And The Dimples peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody” by Jerry Lee Lewis peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sea Of Love” by The Honeydrippers peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Shrimp Boats” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Slow Poke” by Pee Wee King And Redd Stewart peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Somewhere Between Love And Tomorrow” by Roy Clark peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Still” by LaVern Baker peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)” by Wyclef Jean Featuring Akon, Lil Wayne And Niia peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1946, “Symphony” by Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Featuring Clyde Rogers peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Ten Little Indians” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Ghetto” by Too $hort peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Greatest Gift Of All” by Kenny Rogers And Dolly Parton peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “The Money Tree” by Margaret Whiting peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Obvious Child” by Paul Simon peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The River Of Love” by B.W. Stevenson peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “This Time I'm Gone For Good” by Bobby 'Blue' Bland peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “True Love” by Bing Crosby And Grace Kelly peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Understanding” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “We Belong” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “You Gotta Love Someone” by Elton John peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “You're Gonna Need Me” by Barbara Lynn peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, ✪ “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by CeeLo Green And Christina Aguilera peaked at number 92 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, ✪ “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Blue Christmas” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Clumsy” by Fergie peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Don't You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “For The Nights I Can't Remember” by Hedley peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Heaven (Must Be There)” by Eurogliders peaked at number 47 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Hello Again” by The Cars peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Can't Hold Back” by Survivor peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Wanna Rock” by Twisted Sister peaked at number 44 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “If I Had Eyes” by Jack Johnson peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Dean Martin peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Little Town Flirt” by Del Shannon peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Stranger In Town” by Toto peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Belle Of St. Mark” by Sheila E. peaked at number 65 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)” by The King Cole Trio peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Word Is Out” by Jermaine Stewart peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Valotte” by Julian Lennon peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “Feels Good” by Tony! Toni! Toné! peaked at number 67 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Hold Me Tender” by Paul Janz peaked at number 40 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Can't Forget About You” by Zahalan peaked at number 66 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Don't Love You Anymore” by London Quireboys peaked at number 71 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Miles Away” by Winger peaked at number 42 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “One And Only Man” by Steve Winwood peaked at number 3 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Over And Over” by Neil Young And Crazy Horse peaked at number 75 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Bridge Is Burning” by The Jitters peaked at number 38 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Road” by The Alarm peaked at number 62 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Time Of Day” by Gino Vannelli peaked at number 10 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Whereever Would I Be” by Cheap Trick peaked at number 61 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “World In My Eyes” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 73 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, ✪ “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Idina Menzel Featuring Michael Bublé peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)” by Fiddler's Dram peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Food For Thought” by The Barron Knights peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, ✪ “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, ✪ “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, ✪ “Turtle Rhapsody” by Orchestra On The Half Shell peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “A Forever Kind Of Love” by Bobby Vee peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “A Merry Jingle” by Greedies peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Baby Take A Bow” by Adam Faith peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter” by Iron Maiden peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Darlene Love peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Christmas Rappin'” by Kurtis Blow peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Close Encounters” by Bassix peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Dear Lonely Hearts” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Freedom” by A Homeboy, A Hippie And A Funki Dredd peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)” by The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Geordie Boys” by Gazza peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Gossip Calypso” by Bernard Cribbins peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Would Die 4 U” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “It Won't Seem Like Christmas Without You” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “John I'm Only Dancing (Again)” by David Bowie peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Let's Go” by The Routers peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Lonnie Donegan Showcase (Lp)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Moonlight Gambler” by Frankie Laine peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “My Feet Keep Dancing” by Chic peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “One Pound Fish” by One Pound Fish Man peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Round And Round” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Singing The Blues” by Guy Mitchell peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Sweet But Psycho” by Ava Max peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “The Next Time / Bachelor Boy” by Cliff Richard And The Shadows peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Up On The Roof” by Julie Grant peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Vaya con Dios” by Millican And Nesbitt peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Yeah Yeah” by Willy Moon peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Beauty And A Beat” by Justin Bieber Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Diddy” by P. Diddy Featuring The Neptunes peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Get The Party Started” by P!nk peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” by Jay-Z peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Misery” by Good Charlotte peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Remember / Faded Words” by Des O'Connor peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Summer (The First Time) / Childhood - 1949” by Bobby Goldsboro peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Ballroom Blitz / Rock And Roll Disgrace” by The Sweet peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Winter Wonderland” by Tony Bennett peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, ✪ “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Church” by T-Pain Featuring Teddy Verseti peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Give Me Love” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” by John And Yoko And The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community Choir peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “How Far We've Come” by Matchbox 20 peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” by Andy Williams peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Jingle Bell Rock” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Jingle Bells” by Michael Bublé Featuring The Puppini Sisters peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Last Christmas” by Wham! peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Oath” by Cher Lloyd Featuring Becky G peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Sleigh Ride” by The Ronettes peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Soulja Girl” by Soulja Boy Tell'em Featuring I-15 peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby And The Ken Darby Singers Featuring John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1957, ✪ “Tutti-Frutti” by Little Richard peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “A Better Love” by Londonbeat peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)” by Pink Floyd peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Bad Intentions” by Dr. Dre Featuring Knoc-Turn'Al peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Big Fat Mama” by Long Tall Ernie And The Shakers peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Christmas Without You” by Kenny Rogers And Dolly Parton peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Die ene mooie vrouw” by Django Wagner peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Do You Remember? (Live)” by Phil Collins peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Eeuwige kerst” by Anny Schilder, Kinderen voor kinderen And Het Goede Doel peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Fallin'” by Idaly Featuring SFB And Ronnie Flex peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hey DJ” by The Opposites peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Houdoe - De Kassameisjes” by De Vliegende Panters peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Would Die 4 U” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I'll Be Your Baby Tonight” by Robert Palmer And UB40 peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Ik vind je lekker” by De Kraaien peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Is It Love You're After” by Rose Royce peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Let Freedom Range” by Pussycat peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Let's Dance To "Joy Division"” by The Wombats peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Let's Try It Again” by New Kids On The Block peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Leven en laten leven” by Corry Konings peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Locked Out Of Heaven” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Love Rears Its Ugly Head” by Living Colour peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Mia Cara Carolina” by Van Wood Quartet peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Music And Me” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Paid My Dues” by Anastacia peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Pray” by MC Hammer peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Put Your Hands Together” by The O'Jays peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Put Your Head On My Shoulder” by Albert West peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Rode rozen” by Jantje Koopmans peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Sweet But Psycho” by Ava Max peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1957, “The Great Pretender” by The Platters peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Greatest Gift Of All” by Grant And Forsyth peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “U.K. Blak” by Caron Wheeler peaked at number 50 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Unbelievable” by EMF peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)” by Doris Day peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “When I Fall In Love” by Donny Osmond peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, “En apa som liknar dig” by Darin peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2002, “In The End” by Linkin Park peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Love Someone” by Lukas Graham peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” by Mark Ronson Featuring Miley Cyrus peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Wow.” by Post Malone peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, ✪ “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Michael Bublé peaked at number 71 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Einmal um die Welt” by Cro peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Everything At Once” by Lenka peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Haunted” by Room 2012 peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Hot” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “It Takes Two” by Rod Stewart And Tina Turner peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Kinder” by Die neuen Österreicher peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Unbreakable” by Nick Howard peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” by Taylor Swift peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wie soll ein Mensch das ertragen” by Philipp Poisel peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, ✪ “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles peaked at number 190 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Beauty And A Beat” by Justin Bieber Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Die Young” by Ke$ha peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Ferme les yeux et imagine toi” by Soprano Featuring Blacko peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Harder Better Faster Stronger (Alive 2007)” by Daft Punk peaked at number 19 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T's peaked at number 26 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Later Bitches” by The Prince Karma peaked at number 17 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Père Noël Rocker, bonne année” by Les Vagabonds peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Rien n'est parfait” by Tal peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Shadow Of The Day” by Linkin Park peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Taki Taki” by DJ Snake Featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna And Cardi B peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Tout oublier” by Angèle Featuring Roméo Elvis peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Whispers” by Elton John peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “You Give Me Something” by Jamiroquai peaked at number 30 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “À nos souvenirs” by Trois Cafés Gourmands peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, “Balkong” by Unge Ferrari peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Fallin'” by Alicia Keys peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Lost Control” by Alan Walker And Sorana peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “No One” by Alicia Keys peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Freedom” by London Boys peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “HaifischNikez Allstars” by LX And Maxwell Featuring Bonez MC, GZUZ And Sa4 peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hallelujah” by Bastian Baker peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Feel For You” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Keep On Running” by Milli Vanilli peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Milk And Toast And Honey” by Roxette peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Stay On” by TinkaBelle peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “The Preacher” by Playhouse peaked at number 16 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Wanderer” by Status Quo peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Tonight” by David Bowie Featuring Tina Turner peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Too Late For Goodbyes” by Julian Lennon peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Unbreakable” by Nick Howard peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Waiting For The Night” by Nelly Furtado peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming)” by Melanie Thornton peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “You And Me” by Takasa peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, ✪ “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen peaked at number 10 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bad Boys” by Gemitaiz And Ketama126 peaked at number 20 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Certe notti” by Ligabue peaked at number 14 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Giuro che” by Gemitaiz, Priestess And Quentin40 peaked at number 16 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Hola” by Marco Mengoni peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Niente paura” by Ligabue peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Qualcosa che non c'è” by Elisa peaked at number 17 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Scream And Shout” by will.i.am Featuring Britney Spears peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Senza di me” by Gemitaiz Featuring Venerus And Franco 126 peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Toradol” by Gemitaiz peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Wonderful Life” by Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

Finland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2002, ✪ “Ramp! (The Logical Song)” by Scooter peaked at number 11 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Different World” by Alan Walker, K-391, Sofia Carson Featuring Corsak peaked at number 10 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Mul ei oo lapsuudensankarii” by Vesala peaked at number 15 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Scream And Shout” by will.i.am Featuring Britney Spears peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Speechless” by Robin Schulz Featuring Erika Sirola peaked at number 6 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Suburban Ladyland” by 22 Pistepirkko peaked at number 6 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Tavallinen” by Keko Salata peaked at number 4 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “The Girl In Red” by Daddy DJ peaked at number 12 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Vasten auringon siltaa” by Erin peaked at number 15 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Veitsenterällä” by Reino Nordin peaked at number 5 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Who Do You Love Now? (Stringer)” by Riva Featuring Dannii Minogue peaked at number 14 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Wow.” by Post Malone peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

Spain Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, “Bara bará bere berê” by Alex Ferrari peaked at number 11 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2008, “CD Singles Collection” by The Beatles peaked at number 9 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Compact Disc EP. Collection” by The Beatles peaked at number 12 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ella quiere beber (Remix)” by Anuel AA Featuring Romeo Santos peaked at number 7 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nacen de la bruma” by Dogma Crew peaked at number 1 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Solo de mí” by Bad Bunny peaked at number 10 on the Spain pop singles chart.

Denmark Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2002, ✪ “Because I Got High” by Afroman peaked at number 1 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2013, “1000 år” by Ankerstjerne Featuring Rasmus Seebach peaked at number 7 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Helt Min Egen” by L.O.C. peaked at number 16 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I'm Real” by Jennifer Lopez peaked at number 8 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Ramt i natten” by Lizzie peaked at number 1 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Rapture” by iiO peaked at number 10 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Smooth Criminal” by Alien Ant Farm peaked at number 3 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Son Of A Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 19 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Synger for mig” by Citybois And Skinz peaked at number 9 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Troublemaker” by Olly Murs Featuring Flo Rida peaked at number 13 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2002, “What's Going On” by Artists Against Aids peaked at number 2 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Without Me” by Halsey peaked at number 5 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

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In 1960, “Fibber McGee and Molly”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1960, The number one Billboard Pop Hit: “El Paso,” Marty Robbins.

In 1961, “Hello…Iʹm Mr. Ed!” “A horse is a horse, of course of course”…you know the lyrics. “Mr. Ed”, the talking horse, debuted for what would be a six-year run. The show starred Alan Young as Edʹs owner, Wilbur Post. Wilburʹs wife, Carol, was played by Connie Hines. Good old neighbor Roger Addison was Larry Keating. The voice of Mr. Ed was…no, not Alan Young…rather, Allan 'Rocky' Lane…of course, of course. The series about the talking horse actually began in syndication, for a 26-week run of episodes that began in January 1961. Sponsored (and financed in part) by STUDEBAKER, the show did well enough that CBS announced in June it would acquire it for the fall 1961 season.

In 1962, COVER OF LIFE LUCILLE BALL is featured (In triplicate)…the caption: “LUCY IS BACK…A FAVORITE WARMS UP FOR HER BIG TV RETURN” (which took place the following fall)

In 1965, On Another World, Dru (Geoffrey Lumb) assured John (Michael M. Ryan) he had done everything he could for Pat, whose trial was about to begin.

In 1965, The Supremes recorded “Stop! In the Name Of Love.”

In 1967, Folk singer Jesse Winchester was served draft papers for military service, then he took a stroll across the Canadian border and became a Canadian citizen.

In 1968, Doctor Benjamin Spock was indicted by a Boston federal grand jury for conspiracy to abet, aid and counsel draft dodgers.

In 1968, “Operation Entertainment”, TV Variety; debut on ABC.

In 1969, TVʹS SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW Guests: STEPPENWOLF (“ROCK ME”, “MAGIC CARPET RIDE”)

In 1969, Soviet interplanetary spacecraft Venus Five was launched. Five days later, Venus Six was launched. They reached Venus on May 16 and 17 respectively.

In 1970, The daytime soap opera “All My Children” debut on ABC-TV featuring a 15-year-old character Erica Kane (the illegitimate daughter of Doctor Tyler) played by 23-year-old Susan Lucci. One of the stars, Ruth Warrick, the irrepressible Phoebe, played the wife of “Citizen Kane” in the 1941 film. The initial storyline concerned itself with two families: the Tylers and the Martins of Pine Valley, New York; in 1999, after 18 years of disappointment, actress Susan Lucci, who plays Erica Kane (the illegitimate daughter of Doctor Tyler), won a best actress Daytime Emmy Award for her work on the show. The show went off the air on September 23, 2011. The Online Network rebooted the series from April 29 to September 2, 2013. As of January 2021, a reboot, titled Pine Valley, is in the works for ABCʹs prime time lineup.

In 1971, The Harlem Globetrotters lost to snap a 2,495-game winning streak by losing 100-99 to the New Jersey Reds.

In 1972, On The Edge of Night, Ron (Burt Douglas) met with Nicole (Maeve McGuire) to talk about opening his own PR firm. Vic (Ted Tinling) spotted Nicole and Ron and misconstrued their intimate lunch.

In 1972, President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered development of “an entirely new type of space transportation system,” the reusable space shuttle. (The first operational shuttle, Columbia, was launched in 1981.)

In 1973, Bruce Springsteenʹs debut album “Greetings From Asbury Park” is released.

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Love and the Older Man”, Marcia gets a crush on her new dentist, Doctor Vogel, the new family dentist, is the subject of Marciaʹs daydreams after she meets him. She believes that her feeling is returned when she misinterprets his interest in her as a babysitter.

In 1974, HOT SELLING ALBUMS January best sellers include “GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD” (Elton John); “THE JOKER” (Steve Miller Band) and “BAND ON THE RUN” (Paul McCartney and Wings)

In 1975, Charlie Smallsʹ “The Wiz,” a musical version of L. Frank Baumʹs “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” featuring an all-black cast, opened on Broadway.

In 1975, HOT NEW ALBUM “ALL THE GIRLS IN THE WORLD BEWARE” from GRAND FUNK includes “SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL” and “BAD TIME”

In 1976, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer decide to make it legal and by the power vested in PBS, I now pronounce you “The MacNeil-Lehrer Report.” The two ultimately divorce after two decades and Lehrer gains custody of the desk.

In 1976, Syndicated soap opera parody Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman premiered. The series was produced by Norman Lear, and starred Louise Lasser as Mary Hartman.

In 1978, Mary Carney debuted as Mary Ryan on Ryan's Hope, replacing Kate Mulgrew.

In 1978, The Sex Pistols began their first tour of the U.S. Less than two weeks after the first show in Atlanta, the tour was over and the band had broken up.

In 1979, The Blues Brothers-known better as “Saturday Night Live” players Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, ruffle some feathers with their tongue-in-cheek renderings of classic soul songs. However, their biggest supporters are the covered artists themselves. The Blues Brothers album, “Briefcase of Blues” goes to number one and goes platinum certified by the RIAA on this date and give the Sam and Dave song, “Soul Man,” a new life.

In 1979, The motion picture soundtrack LP from the film “Saturday Night Fever” reached $25 million in sales.

In 1980, John Cougar Mellencamp makes his debut on “Amencan Bandstand”, performing his first hit “I Need A Lover”.

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of M*A*S*H: Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, Loretta Swit”. Other Articles: Paris, TV in the 80's

In 1980, R.C., “Move Your Boogie-Body” by Bar-Kays peaked at #57 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Please Donʹt Go” by K.C. and The Sunshine Band peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; it was their first top hit that was not a disco song until the Pet Shop Boys covered it United Kingdom disco style later that decade.

In 1980, Kenny Rogers kicks off a three-week run at the top of the Billboard country chart with “Coward Of The County”

In 1980, George Burns hit the country charts with “I Wish I Was Eighteen Again”

In 1981, Science fiction fans “donʹt panic” when the miniseries “The Hitchhikerʹs Guide To The Galaxy” makes its British debut. The series wonʹt cross the Atlantic for two years.

In 1981, “ABC News Nightline” with Ted Koppel expanded from 20 to 30 minutes. Ted Koppelʹs hair remained just as dorky.

In 1982, A Federal judge voids a state law requiring balanced classroom treatment of evolution and creationism.

In 1983, Warner Bros. releases John Andersonʹs “Swingin'”

In 1984, Buffalo Bill: “Buffalo Bill”. Itʹs Jerry Lewis Week on WBFL, in Buffalo, and the station is holding a Lewis look-alike contest. The Nutty Professor Jerry, the Errand Boy Jerry, the Cinderfella Jerry: Theyʹre all there. They climb, they crawl, they commandeer studio cameras, yelling “Hey, lady!” at every opportunity. Amid all this, weak-willed station manager Karl Shub is in his office contemplating suicide over his inability to assert himself, at home or in the office. As his head drops to his desk while he sobs, a Jerry impersonator bursts in. With keening and clucking, this clown clone starts spinning like a top. Reaching for Karl, he pushes most of Karlʹs papers to the floor. In a flash, “Jerry” is on all fours on the desk, groping and gathering, his fixing worse than his messing. Stepping off the desk, he shoves his leg through a chair and walks around with it like an anklet. Finally, as heʹs being shoved out the door, the Lewis look-alike croaks “Smile, though your heart is breaking.” The moment is surreal and truly comic; the footnote here is that this bravura imitation is one of the first big breaks for Jim Carrey.

In 1984, On Knots Landing, Mack (Kevin Dobson) had Karen (Michele Lee) admitted to a hospital chemical dependency program even though Karen denied she had a problem. Meanwhile, Greg Sumner (William Devane) won the primary race.

In 1984, The group, The Police, planned a farewell concert on March 2 in Australia, to allow band members to go their separate ways, after nine years together.

In 1984, John Lennonʹs single “Nobody Told Me” was released.

In 1985, R.C., “Cool It Now” by New Edition peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Do What You Do” by Jermaine Jackson peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Sea Of Love” by Honeydrippers peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Understanding” by Bob Seger peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “We Belong” by Pat Benetar peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, Hal Linden (“Barney Miller”) and Harry Morgan (“M*A*S*H”) play son and father detectives in “Blackeʹs Magic,” a drama mixing mystery and magic that NBC quickly makes disappear.

In 1987, On As the World Turns, Frannie Hughes (Julianne Moore) was anxious to find Sabrina (Julianne Moore). Was Sabrina casting spells or something?

In 1987, Rick Edwards made his first appearance as Jake Morton in Santa Barbara. Ted Capwell (Todd McKee) met Jake at the Abernathy stables. Jake left Santa Barbara to become a model in New York on April 22, 1988.

In 1987, “Blockbusters” returned to be airing new episodes on NBC.

In 1988, On Another World, Rachel (Victoria) congratulated Jason (Chris Robinson) after he bought the Frame farm for $200,000 at an auction.

In 1989, Baseball signs $400M with ESPN, showing 175 games in 1990.

In 1989, Three weeks after signing a record four-year, $1.1 billion network television contract with CBS, major league baseball signs a $400 million contract with ESPN that will put 175 games per year on cable television beginning in 1990. CBS later regretted spending that much money.

In 1989, TV Guide Listing: 9:00 p.m./ET “Cheers” (NBC); Rebecca (Kirstie Alley) goes in search of a clown for the company childrenʹs party, while Sam (Ted Danson) could be the one making a fool of himself when heʹs attracted to a mother/daughter act. Judy: Sandahl Bergman. Laurie: Chelsea Noble. Mrs. Ridgeway: Patricia Morrison. Frasier: Kelsey Grammer.

In 1989, Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was kicked off a Delta Air Lines flight because she refused to keep her two dogs in their travel kennels. She was escorted from the plane in Atlanta during a stopover on her way to Palm Beach, Florida.

In 1990, “Zorro”, TV Adventure, returned on FAM with new episodes.

In 1991, On the cover of TV Guide: “Jane Pauley”. Other Articles: TV Classics, Beatrice Arthur

In 1991, R.C., “Justify My Love” by Madonna peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1991, Actress Barbara Eden married for the third time. The wedding was held in San Francisco, where she stayed for a brief honeymoon.

In 1993, Mike Ditka was dismissed as Chicago Bears head football coach after 32 years as a player and coach (11 seasons as head coach, 106-62).

In 1993, Reggie Jackson, who hit 563 homers and played on five championship teams in 21 seasons, was the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

In 1994, Brian Dennehy stars as psychiatrist Brian McKenzie, whoʹs got enough problems of his own to be dealing with those of his coworkers and/or patients in the inner-city hospital ward known as “Birdland.” Viewers arenʹt crazy about the series and itʹll have flown the coop by February.

In 1994, On 90210, Steveʹs fraternity had a ceremony to se if he or John Sears should be voted out. John lost and Steve got to stay in.

In 1994, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: In the first of several experiments, the LATE SHOW demonstrates how New Yorkers have come to embrace bizarre behavior in everyday life, by playing, “Can a guy in a bear suit get into a strip club?” That experiment led to, “Can a guy in a bear suit hail a cab?……Can a guy in a bear suit get a hug from a stranger?” and “Can a guy in a bear suit get into the Hard Rock Cafe?” among others.

In 1995, While Jerry is trying to figure out how to dump his girlfriend but date her roommate, viewers are more interested in learning a secret that “Seinfeldʹs” been keeping for 82 episodes: the birth name of Mr. Cosmo Kramer.

In 1995, “Amorica” album by The Black Crowes was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1995, “Bedtime Stories” album by Madonna was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1995, “Big Ones” album by Aerosmith was certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi Platinum 2.00 by the RIAA

In 1995, “Candlebox” album by Candlebox was certified Multi Platinum 3.00 by the RIAA

In 1995, “Theyʹre All Gonna Laugh At You!” album by Adam Sandler was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1995, “You Might Be A Redneck If…” album by Jeff Foxworthy was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1995, Newcomer Sheryl Crow tied with veterans Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John and singer/producer Babyface for the most Grammy nominations — five each.

In 1996, Miamiʹs Don Shula, after 33 seasons and a record 347 victories, announced his resignation.

In 1996, On One Life to Live, Blair (Kassie DePaiva) needed an emergency C-section.

In 1998, Sonny Bono, the 1960's pop star-turned-politician, was killed when he struck a tree while skiing at the Heavenly Ski Resort on the Nevada-California state line; he was 62.

In 1999, On Port Charles, Victor confided in Mary about his life as a spy.

In 2001, The movie “Traffic” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2002, On the cover of TV Guide: “Carol Burnet, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence”

In 2004, On Passions, Dr. Ackland (Roark Critchlow) arrived at Sheridan's (McKenzie Westmore) to take her back to the psych ward.

In 2004, Singer Britney Spearsʹ marriage to childhood friend Jason Alexander was annulled. They had been married 55 hours.

In 2005, Ruth Warrick appeared for the last time on All My Children as Phoebe Wallingford. Warrick passed away 10 days later on January 15, 2005.

In 2010, a back-in-town Hayley (Kelly Ripa) hosted a televised special about Pine Valley as All My Children marked its 40th anniversary.

In 2018, Actor Jerry Van Dyke died in Arkansas at the age of 86.

In 2021, “History of Swear Words” began airing on Netflix

In 2021, Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young and other civil rights leaders were vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, hoping to send a message to Black Americans in particular that the shots were safe.

In 2021, DeVonta Smith of Alabama became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons.

In 2021, Voters in Georgia turned out for Senate runoff elections that would result in victories for Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock and give Democrats control of the Senate; they would hold 50 seats and the tiebreaking vote of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1960, "When a Woman Ascends the Stairs" was released in movie theaters in Japan

In 1966, "7 Women" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1990, "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" was released in movie theaters by Greycat Films; John McNaughton (director/screenplay); Richard Fire (screenplay); Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracy Arnold; Horror, Crime; Live Action

In 2007, "Code Name: The Cleaner" was released by New Line Cinema; Cedric the Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan

In 2007, "Freedom Writers" was released by Paramount Pictures; Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn, April Lee Hernández, Mario

In 2007, "Happily N'Ever After" was released by Lionsgate Entertainment; Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Andy Dick, Wallace Shawn, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin, Sigourney Weaver

In 2016, "Mercury Plains" was released by Number 5 Films / Republic of EPIC; Charles Burmeister (director); Charles Burmeister (screenplay); Scott Eastwood, Angela Sarafyan, Nick Chinlund, Justin Arnold; Action, Adventure

In 2016, "Robo-Dog" was released by In the Dark Entertainment; Jason Murphy (director); Anthony Steven Giordano (screenplay); Michael Campion, Patrick Muldoon, Olivia d'Abo, Wallace Shawn; Family, Sci-Fi

The Holiday Almanacs for January 5, 2023

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Today is Thu Jan the 5 in the year 2023
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This is day 5 of the year
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Twelfth Day of Christmas
[USA] Braille Literacy Week (Day 5)
[England] Glastonbury Thorn Day
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[UK] Twelfth Night
[USA] Bird Day (1905)
[USA] Diet Resolution Week (Day 5)
[USA] George Washington Carver Day
[USA] Universal Letter-Writing Week (Day 5)
[USA] "Weeks" Week (Day 5)
[USA] National Law Enforcement Training Week (Day 5)
[USA] Pun Week (Day 5)
[World] Universal Week of Prayer (Day 5)

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Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
January was originally the eleventh month. Its name comes from the Roman two-faced god Janus, protector of Heaven's gate.
Flowers: carnation and snowdrop
Full Moon: the Wolf Moon
Gems: garnet and hyacinth
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the garnet is for constancy, and the carnation is for friendship.
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