Sunday 5 January 1941
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1941). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hayao Miyazaki and Jacque Franquet.
Cheers for Miss Bishop, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941
On TV people were watching Gabby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 January 1941
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1941 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Hayao Miyazaki: Japanese film maker.
- Jacque Franquet
- Chuck McKinley: American tennis player and champion of the Wimbledon Men's Singles in 1963.
- Charles Mc: St Louis sports Champions.
- Grady Thomas American rock vocalist (Parliaments: Funkadelic, Maggot Brain).
- Mansoor Pataudi: Indian cricketer and coach (d. 2011).
- Gil Brown: American artist, painter and poster maker.
- Jacques Franquet: French police constable of Lyon 1969, Division constable, and then Director of the Central Office for illegal drug traffic in 1981.
- Amy Johnson: American/Canadian actress, singer, songwriter, scriptwriter, producer, director, musician and gymnast, who had a big breakthrough with her first serious role in February 1998, on the TV series "Felicity," playing best friend to the star Keri Russell.
- British / Australian troops conquer Bardia Lybia