What Happened on August 5, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Maya Bond, American singer and musician

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), dies of liver cancer at 86

  • Otto Buchsbaum, writer and ecological activist (b. 1920)