On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1963

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Heidi Kozak, Danish-American actress (Slumber Party Massacre 2), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • James LaBrie, Canadian singer (Dream Theater), born in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
  • Simon Rimmer, English chef and TV host (Something for the Weekend), born in Wallasey, Merseyside, England

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (26) weds teacher Sajida Talfah (26)

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, dies at 84
  • Jacobus JP Old, architect/co-founder (Stijl), dies at 73