What Happened on October 5, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Delroy Wilson, Jamaican ska and reggae singer ("Cool Operator"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1995)
  • Lucius "Tawl" Ross, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic - "One Nation Under a Groove"), born in Wagram, North Carolina
  • Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Yuriy Dehteryov, Ukrainian soccer goalkeeper (17 caps USSR; Shakhtar Donetsk 321 games), born in Donetsk, Ukraine (d. 2022)
  • Zoran Živković, Serbian writer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About October 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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