What Happened on May 5, 2011

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Laurents, American playwright (West Side Story: Gypsy), and screenwriter (Rope; Anastasia), dies at 93
  • Claude Choules, British-Australian sailor and last surviving combat veteran of both World War I and World War II, dies at 110
  • Dana Wynter, German-English actress (Airport; Invasion of the Body Snatchers), dies at 79
  • Yosef Merimovich, Israeli football player, 1948-58, and manager, 1958-89, dies at 86
2011 Highlights

About May 5, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: E.T. - Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
  • UK #1 Song: Party Rock Anthem - Lmfao/Lauren Bennett/Goonrock