What Happened on July 5, 2002

Famous Weddings

  • "Smallville" actor Tom Welling (25) weds model Jamie White in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Beglarian, Armenian-American composer (Of Fables, Foibles, and Fancies), educator (University of Southern California, 1969-86), and arts administrator,dies at 74
  • Harold "Duke" Dejan, Creole-American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader (Olympia Brass Band), dies at 93
  • Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), dies at 78

Ted WilliamsTed Williams (1918-2002)

American Baseball HOF outfielder (last player to bat over .400 in single season; 19 x MLB All Star; AL MVP 1946, 49; Triple Crown 1942, 47 Boston Red Sox), dies at 84


2002 Highlights

About July 5, 2002

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hot In Herre - Nelly
  • UK #1 Song: A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Vs Jxl