What Happened on January 5, 2004

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dumas, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1956; first to clear 7 foot mark), dies from cancer at 66
  • John Guerin, American session and touring jazz-rock drummer and percussionist (Frank Zappa; L.A. Express; Joni Mitchell: Linda Ronstadt), dies of heart failure at 64
  • Tug McGraw, American baseball player and father of Tim McGraw, dies at 59
2004 Highlights

About January 5, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hey Ya! - OutKast
  • UK #1 Song: Mad World - Michael Andrews Ft. Gary Jules