December 5 Birthdays in History - December 5 Deaths - December 5 Events



1994 Emily Marie Estefan, daughter of Gloria and Emilio
1989 Ross Bagley, actor, Nicky-Fresh Prince Of Bel Air
1985 Frankie Muniz, born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, actor, racecar driver, competed in Atlantic Championship, appeared on 'Malcolm in the Middle' television sitcom
1979 Nick Stahl, American Actor
1977 Michelle Marie Jefferson, Miss Wyoming Teen USA 1996
1973 Corissa Yasen, WNBA forward and guard, Sacramento Monarchs
1973 Shalom Harlow, born in Toronto, Canada, model, House of Style, Harper's Bazaar
1972 Cliff Floyd, born in Chicago, Illinois, outfielder/1st base for the Montreal Expos
1972 Kevin Sally, Richmond Hill Ontario, archer 1996 Olympics
1972 Randolph Ross, Shelby, North Carolina, 110m hurdler
1972 Roderick Mullen, NFL defensive back, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1972 Stanislav Jasecko, hockey defenseman, Team Slovakia 1998
1971 Bryan Schwartz, NFL linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1971 Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end for the BC Lions
1971 Marrio Grier, fullback for the New England Patriots
1970 Heather Crickard, Miss Oklahoma USA 1996
1970 Kevin Haller, Trochu, NHL defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers
1970 Susan Sloane, Lexington, Kentucky, tennis star
1970 Thomas Smith, NFL cornerback for the Buffalo Bills
1969 Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman, 1993-
1968 Lisa Marie [Sliwa], born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, actress, Mars Attack
1968 Margaret Cho, actress/comedienne, Face/Off
1968 Rhett Hall, NFL defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles
1967 Ann Schirman, San Diego, WPVA volleyballer, National-17th-1994
1967 Rene Shuman, Shumans, rockabilly-bandleader/singer
1967 Gary Allan, American Musician
1966 Bruce Deacon, Ottawa Ontario, marathoner 1996 Olympics
1966 Joseph Barbara, New Symrna, Florida, actor, Joe Carlino-Another World
1966 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer, Mademoiselle Chant
1964 Pablo Morales, born in Chicago, Illinois, butterfly swimmer, 3 Gold medals 1984, 1992 Olympics, 2 Silver Medals 1982 Olympics
1963 Bob Friend, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nike golfer, 1991 Fort Wayne Open
1963 Carrie Hamilton, Carol Burnett's daughter/actress, Fame
1962 Connie Needham Newton, Anaheim California, actress, Elizabeth-8 is Enough
1960 Andrzej Chylinski, New York City, 50k walker, Olympics-26th-96
1960 Darryl James, Kamloops BC, Canadian Tour golfer, Glenco-1992, 93
1960 Jack Russell, rocker, Great White-Twice Shy
1960 John Felton, Kyogle Australia, canoeist 1996 Olympics
1960 Les Nemes, rock bassist, Haircut 100
1959 Nikki Gianulias, Vallejo California, bowler, LPBT Rookie of Year 1979
1959 Shirley Furlong, born in San Antonio, Texas, LPGA golfer, 1988 Lady Keystone Open
1957 Art Monk, NFL wide receiver, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles
1957 Charlene Morett, born in Darby, Pennsylvania, field hockey left wing, Bronze Medal 1984 Olympics
1957 Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist, Def Leppard-Love Bites
1953 Jonathan Lewis, trombonist, Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover
1953 Larry Zbyszko, Living Legend, Whistler, wrestler, WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF
1952 Bobby Barth, rocker vocalist and guitarist, Axe
1951 Morgan Brittany, Suzanne Cupito, LA Cal, actress, Katherine-Dallas
1951 Thomas Warren Purtzer, Des Moines, Iowa, PGA golfer, 1977 Glen Campbell
1949 Bruce E Melnick, New York City, Commander USCG/astronaut, STS-41, STS-49
1949 Lanny [Jerry Lanston] Wadkins Richmond, Virginia, PGA golfer, 1972 Sahara
1947 Jim Messina, rocker, Loggins and Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance
1947 Jim Plunkett, born in San Jose, California, NFL quarterback, New England, Oakland
1947 Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut, Soyuz 39
1946 Jose Carreras, Barcelona Spain opera tenor, I Lombardi, Three Tenors
1946 Rodney Alexander, American Politician
1945 J. W. "Corkey" Fornof, New Orleans, stunt coordinator, Octopussy
1945 Jocelyn, Italian entertainer
1944 Jeroen Krabbe, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, actor, Fugitive
1942 Randy Kirby, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Randy-Girl From UNCLE
1941 David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1939 Frederik van Rossum, composer
1938 John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist, After Midnight
1935 Calvin Trillin, author, New Yorker
1934 Joan Didion, U.S. novelist/journalist, Salvador
1933 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator
1932 Little Richard, born in Macon, Georgia, rocker, Tutty Fruity
1927 Rama IX, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Massachusetts, king of Thailand, 1946-
1926 George Savalas, born in Bronx, New York, actor, Kojak
1925 Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua, 1967..79
1921 Alvy Moore, actor, Mr Kimball-Green Acres
1921 George Henderson, priest/politician
1921 Peter Hansen, born in Oakland California, actor, Mr Parkson-Mr Novak, General Hospital
1919 Victor Collin Matthews, businessman
1917 Simone Gallimard, publisher
1915 Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer
1915 Margaret Hayes, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actress, Robert Montgomery Presents
1912 Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist
1911 Alfred Manessier, French painter, leaded windows
1910 Abraham L Polonsky, U.S. writer and director, Tell them Willie Boy is Here
1907 Lin Piau, Chinese politician
1907 Lin Biao, Chinese Politician
1907 William Barclay, Scottish Theologian
1905 Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer, Laura, Exodus
1903 Cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion, Nobel 1950
1901 Grace Moore, U.S., soprano, One Night to Live
1901 Hanns Jelinek, composer
1901 Werner Heisenberg, German physicist/discovered uncertainty, Nobel 32
1901 Walt Disney, born in Chicago, animator, Mickey Mouse
1899 Sonny Boy Williamson, Aleck Miller, blues player
1896 , Lady Huxley, Juliette Baillot, author
1896 Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles
1895 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
1892 Cyril Ring, Massachusetts, actor, Body and Soul
1890 Fritz Lang, Germany, director, M, Metropolis
1888 Askell Snorrason, composer
1886 Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam, 1945-52
1886 Rose Wilder Lane, American Journalist
1885 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer, Bergense School
1884 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist
1880 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Netherlands violinist and conductor
1878 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer
1872 Harry N Pillsbury, U.S. chess player
1870 Viteslav Augustin Rudolf Novak, Slovak composer, Quasi una ballata
1867 Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist, Verzeichnis is der Marchentypen
1863 Paul P Painleve, French PM, 1917, 1925, mathematician
1861 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War, 1922-24
1852 Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer
1844 John Frederick Bridge, composer
1839 George Armstrong Custer, Major General Union volunteers
1830 Christina Rossetti, London, poet, Winter Rain, Passing Away
1826 John Benjamin Sanborn, Major General Union volunteers
1824 Titian James Coffey, Atty Gen, Union
1786 Henry Drummond, English banker/apostole
1783 Simon Greenleaf, American Judge
1782 Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook, New York, D, 8th President, 1837-41
1735 Hugh Williamson, American Politician
1724 Joseph Friebert, composer
1697 Carlo Arrigoni, composer
1697 Giuseppe de Majo, composer
1687 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer
1666 Francesco Antonio Nicola Scarlotti, composer
1661 Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier, Whig, 1710-14
1547 Ubbo Emmius, van Embden, Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian
1545 Janus Dousa, Johan van de Does, Dutch politician/poet











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