On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1950

Historical Events

  • Carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur, born in Pomona, California
  • Chris Stein, American rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian historian, born in IaČ™i, Romania (d. 1991)
  • John Manley, Canadian politician, born in Ottawa, Canada
1950 Highlights

About January 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn