What Happened on June 5, 1948

Historical Events

  • "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend" single released by Stan Jones

Baseball Record

Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Esler-Smith, English Australian rocker (Air Supply), born in London, England (d. 1991)
  • Gail Davies, American country singer and producer ("I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)"; "Blue Heartache"), born in Broken Bow, Oklahoma
1948 Highlights

About June 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini