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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1950

Carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding," premieres in NYC

Event
1951

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Ponte Vedra Beach Women's Golf Open

Event
1951

Andrei P Platonov, Russian author (Prok, Kotlovan), dies at 51

Death
1952

Flying Enterprise sinks

Event
1952

Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64

Death
1952

Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies

Death
1953

-6] Passenger ships Willem Ruys and Orange collide in the Red Sea

Event
1953

Pamela Sue Martin, Westport Ct, actress (Nancy Drew, Fallon-Dynasty)

Birth
1953

Samuel Beckett's "En Attendant Godot," premieres in Paris

Event
1954

Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You)

Birth
1955

KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast

Event
1956

Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel"

Event
1956

Jeanne F Bourgeois, French head mistress (Moulin Rouge), dies at 84

Death
1957

Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants

Event
1957

Vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)

Birth
1957

Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East

Event
1958

Suzy Amis, Okla City, actress (Blame it on Rio, Where the Heart is)

Birth
1959

Buddy Holly releases his last record "It Doesn't Matter"

Event
1959

"Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV

Event
1959

Kapil Dev, India's cricket player

Birth
1960

Pavel P Parenago, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 53

Death
1960

Continental League, a proposed third major league, gets an assurance of congressional support from NY Senator Kenneth Keating

Event
1960

Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies

Death
1961

US breaks diplomatic relations with Cuba

Event
1961

Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)

Birth