On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Me & Bessie" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed

Famous Birthdays

  • Paula Patton, American actress (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestRonnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan, British snooker player (6 x world champion; 7 x Masters champion; 7 x UK champion), born in Wordsley, England

Snooker Player Ronnie O'Sullivan
Snooker Player
Ronnie O'Sullivan

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
1975 Highlights

About December 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius