On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1965

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrik Sj√∂berg, Swedish high jumper (WR 2.42m 1987; World C'ship gold 1987; Olympic silver 1984, 92; bronze 1988), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Rick Tuten, American NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks), born in Perry, Florida
  • Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor, born in Watford, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Neil Craig, actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73
  • Paul Arntzenius, Dutch painter, graphic artist and etcher, dies at 81
1965 Highlights

About January 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn