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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
Palais Garnier
01/05/1875
97
Mary Merrall
01/05/1890-08/31/1976
82
Leo Willis
01/05/1890-04/10/1952
82
Died Aged:62
Cora Witherspoon
01/05/1890-11/17/1957
82
Died Aged:67
Francesca Bertini
01/05/1892-10/13/1985
80
Sybilla Binder
01/05/1895-06/30/1962
77
Died Aged:67
A. Edward Sutherland
01/05/1895-12/31/1973
77
Katherine Perry
01/05/1897-10/14/1983
75
Carlo Duse
01/05/1899-09/09/1956
73
Died Aged:57
George Magrill
01/05/1900-05/31/1952
72
Died Aged:52
Solange Sicard
01/05/1902-09/07/1969
70
Died Aged:67
Billy Snyder
01/05/1905-11/??/1987
67
Donald Randolph
01/05/1906-03/16/1993
66
Snowflake
01/05/1906-02/13/1962
66
Died Aged:56
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
01/05/1906-02/13/1962
66
Died Aged:56
George Dolenz
01/05/1908-02/08/1963
64
Died Aged:55
Carlyle Moore
01/05/1909-03/03/1977
63
Roger Til
01/05/1909-06/28/2002
63
Barry Brooks
01/05/1910-08/03/2000
62
Jean-Pierre Aumont
01/05/1911-01/30/2001
61
William Wright
01/05/1911-01/19/1949
61
Died Aged:38
Jack Hannah
01/05/1913-06/11/1994
59
Lenny Kent
01/05/1913-05/01/1985
59
George Reeves
01/05/1914-06/16/1959
58
Died Aged:45
Branko Spoljar
01/05/1914-10/27/1985
58
Jack Haig
01/05/1915-07/04/1989
57
John Tate
01/05/1915-03/19/1979
57
Jerome Thor
01/05/1915-08/12/1993
57
Blanca Vischer
01/05/1915-11/24/1969
57
Died Aged:54
Alfred Ryder
01/05/1916-04/16/1995
56
Jane Wyman
01/05/1917-09/10/2007
55
Elaine Lange
01/05/1919-12/26/1963
53
Died Aged:44
Peter Prouse
01/05/1919-11/25/1986
53
Arthur Howell
01/05/1920-08/??/2003
52
John Lodge
01/05/1922-02/01/2008
50
Lorraine Miller
01/05/1922-02/06/1978
50
Boris Leskin
01/05/1923
49
Kay Harding
01/05/1924-03/15/1984
48
Dan Sturkie
01/05/1924-05/10/1992
48
Beatrice Winde
01/05/1924-01/03/2004
48
Sam Menning
01/05/1925-03/29/2010
47
Jean-Claude Michel
01/05/1925-12/10/1999
47
Wolfe Morris
01/05/1925-07/21/1996
47
Maria Schell
01/05/1926-04/26/2005
46
Robert Miller Driscoll
01/05/1929-12/05/1983
43
Erwin Neal
01/05/1930-12/05/1986
42
John Carlyle
01/05/1931-05/27/2003
41
Robert Duvall
01/05/1931
41
Angele Ritter
01/05/1931-08/30/1995
41
François Cadet
01/05/1932-09/24/2009
40
Zoaunne LeRoy
01/05/1935
37
David Ryall
01/05/1935-12/25/2014
37
Manu Tupou
01/05/1935-06/05/2004
37
Margarita Sierra
01/05/1936-09/06/1963
36
Died Aged:27
Lindsay Crosby
01/05/1938-12/11/1989
34
Michael O'Donoghue
01/05/1940-11/08/1994
32
Jerry Tullos
01/05/1940-06/11/1995
32
Jan Leeming
01/05/1942
30
Susan Odin
01/05/1942-10/17/1975
30
Cliff Potts
01/05/1942
30
Dany Saval
01/05/1942
30
Gunther Maria Halmer
01/05/1943
29
J.R. Horne
01/05/1944-01/14/2016
28
Roger Spottiswoode
01/05/1945
27
Diane Keaton
01/05/1946
26
Virginie Vignon
01/05/1947
25
Ted Lange
01/05/1948
24
Lesley Scoble
01/05/1949
23
Teri Scoble
01/05/1949
23
Polly Williams
01/05/1950-06/24/2004
22
Heather Canning
01/05/1953-05/30/1996
19
Pamela Sue Martin
01/05/1953
19
Jeff Chamberlain
01/05/1954
18
Alex English
01/05/1954
18
Jimmy Mulville
01/05/1955
17
Jeep Swenson
01/05/1957-08/18/1997
15
Clancy Brown
01/05/1959
13
Kate Duchêne
01/05/1959
13
Phil Thornally
01/05/1960
12
Suzy Amis
01/05/1962
10
Wen Jiang
01/05/1963
9
Vinnie Jones
01/05/1965
7
Yuri Amano
01/05/1966
6
Carrie Ann Inaba
01/05/1968
4
Marilyn Manson
01/05/1969
3
Paul McGillion
01/05/1969
3
Guy Torry
01/05/1969
3
Shea Whigham
01/05/1969
3

Passed on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
Émile Morel

Released on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
La vieille fille (1972)CinemaFrance

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
McMillan and WifeThe Face of Murder
Courtship of Eddie's FatherThe Choice
Smith FamilyWhere There's Smoke
Barrier ReefCoconut Ice
Lift OffEpisode #3.48
Family at WarThe Sensible Thing
Night GalleryGreen Fingers/The Funeral/The Tune in Dan's Cafe
Jason KingToki
Softly, SoftlyPriorities
This is Your LifeKeith Michell

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
Australia
Nine Network
SpyforceThe Major

Now Showing Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
UK
Casino
Song of Norway

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
UK
ITV
 5:20 pmTottering TowersThe Cellar in the Attic

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 5 1972
USA
ABC
 8:00 pmBewitchedSamantha's Magic Sitter
CBS
10:00 pmMannixBabe in the Woods
NBC
 8:00 pmAdam-12Citizens All

UK Chart
Saturday, Jan 1 1972
Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)Benny Hill1
JeepsterT. Rex2
Something Tells Me (Something's Gonna Happen Tonight)Cilla Black3
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)The New Seekers4
Theme From 'Shaft'Isaac Hayes5
Softly Whispering I Love YouThe Congregation6
Tokoloshe ManJohn Kongos7
No Matter How I TryGilbert O'Sullivan8
Soley SoleyMiddle Of The Road9
Gypsys, Tramps And ThievesCher10
Banks Of The OhioOlivia Newton-John11
MorningVal Doonican12
Sleepy ShoresThe Johnny Pearson Orchestra13
Coz I Luv YouSlade14
It Must Be LoveLabi Siffre15
I Just Can't Help Believin'Elvis Presley16
FireballDeep Purple17
Mother Of MineNeil Reid18
TillTom Jones19
(Is This The Way To) AmarilloTony Christie20


US Chart
Saturday, Jan 1 1972
Brand New KeyMelanie1
American Pie (Parts 1 and 2)Don McLean2
Family AffairSly and the Family Stone3
An Old Fashioned Love SongThree Dog Night4
Got To Be ThereMichael Jackson5
Have You Seen HerChi-Lites, The6
ScorpioDennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band7
SunshineJonathan Edwards8
CherishDavid Cassidy9
Hey GirlDonny Osmond10
I Knew You WhenDonny Osmond10
All I Ever Need Is YouSonny & Cher11
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)New Seekers, The12
You Are EverythingStylistics, The13
Let's Stay TogetherAl Green14
Respect YourselfStaple Singers, The15
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)Hillside Singers, The16
Day After DayBadfinger17
Drowning In The Sea Of LoveJoe Simon18
Clean Up WomanBetty Wright19
One Monkey Don't Stop No Show (Part 1)Honey Cone, The20