What Happened on January 5, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • Edwin Jongejans of Netherlands wins 1-metre springboard diving title
  • Kevin Bradshaw of US Intl scores NCAA Div 1 record 72 pts

Famous Deaths

  • John Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82
  • Marie Madeline Sullivan, actress (Elvira Mistress of Dark), dies at 80
  • Vasko Popa, Serbian WW II-partisan/poet (Sporedno Nebo), dies at 68