What Happened on January 5, 2007

Historical Events

Sports History

Bill Cowher resigns as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Dmitry Tursunov beats Spaniard Tommy Robredo 6-4, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 2-0 lead, and first title

Famous Deaths

  • Chih Ree Sun, Chinese-American physicist and poet. dies of kidney and lung cancer at 83 [1]

Momofuku AndoMomofuku Ando (1910-2007)

Taiwanese-Japanese inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles, dies of heart failure at 96

2007 Highlights

About January 5, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 16 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Irreplaceable - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: A Moment Like This - Leona Lewis