- 1954 The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.
Louis Reard's bikini swimsuit design debuts at Paris fashion show
On July 5, 1946
Followers of Indian spiritual leader Ashutosh Mahara, dead 3 years, win court case to keep his body in freezer in case he should return to life
On July 5, 2017
- 1950 Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage
- 1957 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and movie star Ava Gardner divorce after 6 years of marriage
- 2007 Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese (34) divorces rocker Marilyn Manson (38) due to irreconcilable differences after a year of marriage