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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Jan 5 1962
Palais Garnier
01/05/1875
87
Mary Merrall
01/05/1890-08/31/1976
72
Leo Willis
01/05/1890-04/10/1952
72
Died Aged:62
Cora Witherspoon
01/05/1890-11/17/1957
72
Died Aged:67
Francesca Bertini
01/05/1892-10/13/1985
70
Sybilla Binder
01/05/1895-06/30/1962
67
A. Edward Sutherland
01/05/1895-12/31/1973
67
Katherine Perry
01/05/1897-10/14/1983
65
Carlo Duse
01/05/1899-09/09/1956
63
Died Aged:57
George Magrill
01/05/1900-05/31/1952
62
Died Aged:52
Solange Sicard
01/05/1902-09/07/1969
60
Billy Snyder
01/05/1905-11/??/1987
57
Donald Randolph
01/05/1906-03/16/1993
56
Snowflake
01/05/1906-02/13/1962
56
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
01/05/1906-02/13/1962
56
George Dolenz
01/05/1908-02/08/1963
54
Carlyle Moore Jr.
01/05/1909-03/03/1977
53
Roger Til
01/05/1909-06/28/2002
53
Barry Brooks
01/05/1910-08/03/2000
52
Jean-Pierre Aumont
01/05/1911-01/30/2001
51
William Wright
01/05/1911-01/19/1949
51
Died Aged:38
Jack Hannah
01/05/1913-06/11/1994
49
Lenny Kent
01/05/1913-05/01/1985
49
George Reeves
01/05/1914-06/16/1959
48
Died Aged:45
Branko Spoljar
01/05/1914-10/27/1985
48
Jack Haig
01/05/1915-07/04/1989
47
John Tate
01/05/1915-03/19/1979
47
Jerome Thor
01/05/1915-08/12/1993
47
Blanca Vischer
01/05/1915-11/24/1969
47
Alfred Ryder
01/05/1916-04/16/1995
46
Jane Wyman
01/05/1917-09/10/2007
45
Elaine Lange
01/05/1919-12/26/1963
43
Peter Prouse
01/05/1919-11/25/1986
43
Arthur Howell
01/05/1920-08/??/2003
42
John Lodge
01/05/1922-02/01/2008
40
Lorraine Miller
01/05/1922-02/06/1978
40
Boris Leskin
01/05/1923
39
Kay Harding
01/05/1924-03/15/1984
38
Dan Sturkie
01/05/1924-05/10/1992
38
Beatrice Winde
01/05/1924-01/03/2004
38
Sam Menning
01/05/1925-03/29/2010
37
Jean-Claude Michel
01/05/1925-12/10/1999
37
Wolfe Morris
01/05/1925-07/21/1996
37
Maria Schell
01/05/1926-04/26/2005
36
Robert Miller Driscoll
01/05/1929-12/05/1983
33
Erwin Neal
01/05/1930-12/05/1986
32
John Carlyle
01/05/1931-05/27/2003
31
Robert Duvall
01/05/1931
31
Angele Ritter
01/05/1931-08/30/1995
31
François Cadet
01/05/1932-09/24/2009
30
Zoaunne LeRoy
01/05/1935
27
David Ryall
01/05/1935-12/25/2014
27
Manu Tupou
01/05/1935-06/05/2004
27
Margarita Sierra
01/05/1936-09/06/1963
26
Lindsay Crosby
01/05/1938-12/11/1989
24
Michael O'Donoghue
01/05/1940-11/08/1994
22
Jerry Tullos
01/05/1940-06/11/1995
22
Jan Leeming
01/05/1942
20
Susan Odin
01/05/1942-10/17/1975
20
Cliff Potts
01/05/1942
20
Charlie Rose
01/05/1942
20
Dany Saval
01/05/1942
20
Gunther Maria Halmer
01/05/1943
19
J.R. Horne
01/05/1944-01/14/2016
18
Roger Spottiswoode
01/05/1945
17
Diane Keaton
01/05/1946
16
Virginie Vignon
01/05/1947
15
Ted Lange
01/05/1948
14
Lesley Scoble
01/05/1949
13
Teri Scoble
01/05/1949
13
Polly Williams
01/05/1950-06/24/2004
12
Heather Canning
01/05/1953-05/30/1996
9
Pamela Sue Martin
01/05/1953
9
Jeff Chamberlain
01/05/1954
8
Alex English
01/05/1954
8
Jimmy Mulville
01/05/1955
7
Jeep Swenson
01/05/1957-08/18/1997
5
Clancy Brown
01/05/1959
3
Kate Duchêne
01/05/1959
3
Phil Thornally
01/05/1960
2
Suzy Amis
01/05/1962
0

Passed on Friday, Jan 5 1962
Fritz Wendhausen

Aired on Friday, Jan 5 1962
Father of the BrideThe Honeymoon

Now Showing Friday, Jan 5 1962
UK
Astoria
Exodus
Carlton
The Comancheros
Casino
This is Cinerama
Coliseum
King of Kings
Columbia
On the Waterfront
Curzon
La Vérité
Dominion
South Pacific
Leicester Square Theatre
Judgment at Nuremberg
London Pavilion
Pocketful of Miracles
Metropole
El Cid
Odeon Leicester Square
The Valiant
Odeon Marble Arch
Swiss Family Robinson
Plaza
The Errand Boy
Hey, Let's Twist
Rialto
The Innocents
Ritz
A Thunder of Drums
Royalty Theatre
Ben-Hur
Studio
Babes in Toyland
Warner West End
The Young Ones

Aired on Friday, Jan 5 1962
UK
BBC
 7:55 pmThe DefendersDeath Across the Counter
 8:45 pmSteptoe and SonComedy Playhouse - The Offer
 8:45 pmComedy PlayhouseThe Offer
 9:25 pmBBC PlaysThe Secret Thread
ITV
 7:30 pmGunsmokeNina's Revenge
 8:20 pmTons of Trouble

Aired on Friday, Jan 5 1962
USA
ABC
 8:30 pmFlintstonesThe Gambler
 9:00 pm77 Sunset StripThe Down Under Caper
10:00 pmTarget: The CorruptorsA Man Is Waiting to Be Murdered
CBS
 7:30 pmRawhideThe Long Count
 8:30 pmRoute 66To Walk with the Serpent
 9:30 pmHave Gun - Will TravelBrotherhood
10:00 pmTwilight ZoneNothing in the Dark

 
UK Chart
Thursday, Jan 4 1962
Moon RiverDanny Williams1
Midnight In MoscowKenny Ball & His Jazzmen2
Let There Be DrumsSandy Nelson3
Johnny WillPat Boone4
Tower Of StrengthFrankie Vaughan5
Happy Birthday, Sweet SixteenNeil Sedaka6
MultiplicationBobby Darin7
Stranger On The ShoreMr. Acker Bilk8
I'd Never Find Another YouBilly Fury9
Toy BalloonsRuss Conway10
So Long BabyDel Shannon11
Take Good Care Of My BabyBobby Vee12
Walkin' Back To HappinessHelen Shapiro13
Big Bad JohnJimmy Dean14
(Marie's The Name) His Latest FlameElvis Presley15
Little SisterElvis Presley15
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)The Tokens16
I Understand (Just How You Feel)The G-Clefs17
Run To HimBobby Vee18
My Friend The SeaPetula Clark19
The SavageThe Shadows20


US Chart
Monday, Jan 1 1962
The Lion Sleeps TonightThe Tokens1
The TwistChubby Checker2
Run To HimBobby Vee3
Peppermint Twist (Part 1)Joey Dee and the Starliters4
Can't Help Falling In LoveElvis Presley5
Happy Birthday, Sweet SixteenNeil Sedaka6
Goodbye Cruel WorldJames Darren7
Walk On ByLeroy Van Dyke8
When I Fall In LoveThe Lettermen9
Unchain My HeartRay Charles10
When The Boy In Your Arms (Is The Boy In Your Heart)Connie Francis11
White ChristmasBing Crosby12
Please Mr. PostmanThe Marvelettes13
I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)Barbara George15
I Don't Know WhyLinda Scott16
Let There Be DrumsSandy Nelson17
RevengeBrook Benton18
Moon RiverHenry Mancini and His Orchestra19
There's No Other (Like My Baby)The Crystals20