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 This day in History - February 5
437 Historic Events for February 5
1977

Izaak Boleslavski, Russian chess player, dies at 67

Death
1977

"Turn Loose On My Leg" by Jim Stafford peaks at #98

Event
1977

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

Event
1977

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

Event
1977

"Dis-Gorilla (part 1)" by Rick Dees peaks at #56

Event
1977

"Up Your Nose" by Gabriel Kaplan peaks at #91

Event
1977

General Mills Adventure Theater premieres on CBS radio

Event
1977

"CB Savage" by Rod Hart peaks at #67

Event
1977

"In The Mood" by Henhouse 5 Plus Too (Ray Stevens) peaks at #40

Event
1978

Annie [Anna HM] Romein-Verschoor, Dutch historian (Omzien), dies at 83

Death
1978

Kristina Cherina, Miss Croatia Universe (1997)

Birth
1978

Frans van Immerseel, Belgian graphic artist, dies at 68

Death
1978

Fred Newman makes 88 consecutive basketball free throws blindfolded

Event
1979

Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies

Death
1979

Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time

Event
1979

Sears Radio Theater premieres on CBS

Event
1980

Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel

Event
1980

32nd NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-3 at Detroit

Event
1981

"Piaf" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 165 performances

Event
1981

Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane

Event
1981

Milt jury in NC convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy

Event
1981

Barend Barendse, Dutch sportscaster, dies at 73

Death
1981

Kuda Bux, Indian mystic (I'd Like to See), dies at 75

Death
1982

Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84

Death
1982

Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide

Death