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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1968

Albert Dekker, dies of accidental suffocation at 62

Death
1969

Pulitzer prize awarded to Norman Mailer (Armies of the Night)

Event
1969

23rd NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

Event
1969

Bryan Ivie, Torrance Calif, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-br-92, 96)

Birth
1969

Ben Alexander, actor (Frank Smith-Dragnet), dies at 57

Death
1970

LaPhonso Ellis, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)

Birth
1970

Harold Nash, CFL halfback (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1970

US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site

Event
1971

Petro Scaglione, Italian procureur-general, killed by Mafia

Death
1971

Keith Hamilton, defensive end (NY Giants)

Birth
1971

Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)

Event
1971

Reggie Jones, wide receiver (KC Chiefs)

Birth
1971

"Earl of Ruston" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 5 performances

Event
1971

Alice Tissot, actress (Italian Straw Hat), dies of cancer at 81

Death
1971

Ken Brown, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)

Birth
1971

Harold Miner, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Birth
1972

Alitalia DC-8 crashes west of Palermo Sicily; killing 115

Event
1972

Rev Gary David, vocalist, dies at 76

Death
1972

Janelle Lynn Canady, Miss Alaska USA (1996)

Birth
1972

Mikael Renberg, Pitea Swe, NHL right wing (Phila Flyers, TB Lightning)

Birth
1972

Wendy Kaye, Memphis Tenn, playmate (Jul, 1991)

Birth
1972

Rushia Brown, WNBA forward/center (Cleveland Rockers)

Birth
1972

Brigitta Boccoli, Milan Italy, actress (Manhattan Baby)

Birth
1972

Barrett Brooks, NFL tackle (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1972

Travis Jervey, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)

Birth