What Happened on January 5, 2010

Historical Events

  • 76th Orange Bowl: #10 Iowa beats #9 Georgia Tech, 24-14

Sports History

Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins

Famous Deaths

  • Gisela Kraft, German writer, dies at 73
  • Kenneth Noland, American Color Field painter, dies of kidney cancer at 85
  • Murray Saltzman, Reform Jewish rabbi and civil rights leader (b. 1929)
  • Willie Mitchell, American R&B, pop, and soul singer, songwriter, producer, and arranger, dies of a heart attack at 81

About January 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: TiK ToK - Ke$ha
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Romance - Lady Gaga