March 5th: What is special about this date?

March 5th marks the 64th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 65th in case of leap years). There are 301 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on March 5th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to March 5th and what happened on March 5th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 5th.


March 5th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On March 5th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Pearl White
    Pearl White (1889)

    Pearl white was an american silent film actress best known for her work in serial films, particularly in 'the perils of pauline'.

  • Eva Mendes
    Eva Mendes (1974)

    Eva mendes is an american actress known for her roles in popular films such as hitch, training day, and the other guys.

  • Dean Stockwell
    Dean Stockwell (1936)

    American child actor.

  • Pier Paolo Pasolini
    Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922)

    Italian poet / author / director, killed at 53.

  • Joel Osteen
    Joel Osteen (1963)

    American evangelical, television preacher.

  • Sterling Knight
    Sterling Knight (1989)

    Sterling knight is an american actor known for his role as chad dylan cooper on the disney channel series sonny with a chance.

  • Andy Gibb
    Andy Gibb (1958)

    British-american musician, and youngest brother to the pop group "the bee gees".

  • Teena Marie
    Teena Marie (1956)

    American composer and singer (born 1956).

  • Rex Harrison
    Rex Harrison (1908)

    British actor who is internationally recognized on film and stage.

  • Murray Head
    Murray Head (1946)

    An actor and singer from england, he is best known for his international hits "superstar" (jesus-christ superstar), and "say it ain't so".

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March 5th: who died on this date?

On March 5th the following celebrities died:

  • John Belushi
    John Belushi (1982)

    American comedian and actor who enjoyed a six-year fast-paced career as the funny comedy star of "saturday night live" as well as other...

  • William Powell
    William Powell (1984)

    William powell was an american actor known for his roles in classic films such as the thin man series and my man godfrey.

  • Richard Kiley
    Richard Kiley (1999)

    American actor.

  • Whit Bissell
    Whit Bissell (1996)

    Whit Bissell was a prolific character actor known for his work in film and television.

  • Mischa Auer
    Mischa Auer (1967)

    Russian-born american actor, who immigrated to hollywood in late 1920s.

  • Geoff Edwards
    Geoff Edwards (2014)

    American actor and game show host (b. 1931).

  • Billy De Wolfe
    Billy De Wolfe (1974)

    American actor (born in 1907).

  • Jay Silverheels
    Jay Silverheels (1980)

    American actor tonto - lone ranger, dies at 60.

  • Gary Merrill
    Gary Merrill (1990)

    Actor (time tunnel and huckleberry finn), passes away at 75.

  • Winnie Lightner
    Winnie Lightner (1971)

    Actress (gold dust gertie sit tight, actress) dies at 71.

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March 5th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On March 5th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

March 5th: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in March discover why March born are so special.


March 5th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on March 5th in history:

  • Mar 5, 1913: March 7 ampndash First Battle of Bud Dajo: American troops decisively defeat Moro rebels in the Philippines.
  • Mar 5, 1927: 1,000 US marines land in China to protect American property.
  • Mar 5, 1930: Danish painter Einar Wegener goes through a sexual reassignment surgery and takes the name Lili Elbe.
  • Mar 5, 1934: Mother-in-law's day first celebrated (Amarillo, Texas).
  • Mar 5, 1962: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mar 5, 1982: Gaylord Perry (with 297 wins) signs with Seattle Mariners.
  • Mar 5, 1984: US accuse Iraq of using poison gas
  • Mar 5, 1991: Reggie Miller (Indiana) begins NBA free throw streak of 52 games
  • Mar 5, 1997: Tommy Lasorda, Nellie Fox, and Willie Wells selected for American Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Mar 5, 2013: 2013 Lahad Datu standoff :: In an attempt to end the standoff, the Malaysian Army launched an attack against an armed Filipino group located on Borneo.
  • Mar 5, 2015: In Seoul, the American ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked by a knife-wielding attacker. According to authorities, the injuries to his wrist and face are not life-threatening.
  • Mar 5, 2018: Tongo Tongo ambush: ISIL releases purported footage from the October 2017 attack by American special forces in Tongo Tongo (Niger).

What day of the year is March 5th?

March 5th marks the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 65th in case of leap years).

There are 301 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 5th is the 5th day of the month of March.