What Happened on January 5, 1923

Famous Birthdays

  • (Patrick) "Buddy" Attaway, American country and Cajun fiddler, and songwriter ("I'm Sitting On Top Of The World"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 1968)
  • Harvey Lembeck, American stage and screen actor (The Phil Silvers Show; Stalag 17; Beach Party films), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 1982)
  • Robert L. Bernstein, American publisher (Random House), born in NYC, New York
  • Sam Phillips, American record producer and founder of Sun Records (launched Elvis Presley's career), born in Florence, Alabama (d. 2003)
Born in 1923
1923 Highlights

About January 5, 1923

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn