On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • Doreen Carwithen, British composer, widow of William Alwyn (b. 1922)
  • Jean Kerr, Irish-American novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies), dies at 80
  • Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (Last Tango in Paris, In the Name of the Law), dies of a heart attack at 84
  • Roy Jenkins, British politician (b. 1920)