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WhoBirthdayAge on Thursday, May 5 1966
Albert Whelan
05/05/1875-02/19/1961
91
Died Aged:85
Jane Gill-Davies
05/05/1883-12/30/1962
83
Died Aged:79
Cy Clegg
05/05/1884-09/??/1963
82
Nellie V. Nichols
05/05/1885-07/16/1971
81
Alice Howell
05/05/1888-04/12/1961
78
Died Aged:72
Lee Prather
05/05/1888-01/03/1958
78
Died Aged:69
Harry Woods
05/05/1889-12/28/1968
77
Wallace MacDonald
05/05/1891-10/30/1978
75
Ed Brandenburg
05/05/1893-11/07/1968
73
Esther Somers
05/05/1893-11/25/1979
73
Kit Guard
05/05/1894-07/18/1961
72
Died Aged:67
George Nichols, Jr.
05/05/1897-11/13/1939
69
Died Aged:42
Freeman F. Gosden
05/05/1899-12/10/1982
67
Max Elloy
05/05/1900-01/16/1975
66
Anderson Lawler
05/05/1902-04/06/1959
64
Died Aged:56
Alexander Lockwood
05/05/1902-01/25/1990
64
Ursula Jeans
05/05/1906-04/21/1973
60
Lydia Sherwood
05/05/1906-04/20/1989
60
Benny Baker
05/05/1907-09/20/1994
59
Robert Foulk
05/05/1908-02/25/1989
58
Sonia Dresdel
05/05/1909-01/18/1976
57
Bill Baucom
05/05/1910-03/16/1981
56
Mina Bern
05/05/1911-01/10/2010
55
Gilles Grangier
05/05/1911-04/27/1996
55
Joe Gray
05/05/1912-03/15/1971
54
Brown Derby
05/05/1914-07/17/2000
52
Maureen Halligan
05/05/1914-10/19/2008
52
Verna Hillie
05/05/1914-10/03/1997
52
John Penrose
05/05/1914-05/22/1983
52
Tyrone Power
05/05/1914-11/15/1958
52
Died Aged:44
Alice Faye
05/05/1915-05/09/1998
51
June Lang
05/05/1915-05/16/2005
51
Ben Wright
05/05/1915-07/02/1989
51
Phil Gordon
05/05/1916-06/15/2010
50
John Boyd-Brent
05/05/1919-12/15/2005
47
Ernest Graves
05/05/1919-06/01/1983
47
Andrée Debar
05/05/1920-01/24/1999
46
Madeleine Gérôme
05/05/1920-10/??/1996
46
Ann Lancaster
05/05/1920-10/31/1970
46
Charles H. Schneer
05/05/1920-01/21/2009
46
Mathilde Casadesus
05/05/1921-05/27/1965
45
Died Aged:44
Sydney Walker
05/05/1921-09/30/1994
45
Fletcher Allen
05/05/1922-09/28/2015
44
Gwen Crawford
05/05/1922-04/21/2012
44
Monica Lewis
05/05/1922-06/12/2015
44
Joseph Stefano
05/05/1922-08/25/2006
44
John Van Dreelen
05/05/1922-09/04/1992
44
Stocker Fontelieu
05/05/1923-12/14/2009
43
Henry Noguchi
05/05/1923-04/01/2011
43
Joy Beverley
05/05/1924-08/30/2015
42
Eddi Arent
05/05/1925-05/08/2013
41
Charles Chaplin Jr.
05/05/1925-03/20/1968
41
Jane Howard
05/05/1925-02/27/2005
41
Jindrich Polák
05/05/1925-08/22/2003
41
Ann B. Davis
05/05/1926-06/01/2014
40
John O'Leary
05/05/1926
40
Bing Russell
05/05/1926-04/08/2003
40
Babs Beverley
05/05/1927-10/28/2018
39
Teddie Beverley
05/05/1927
39
Pat Carroll
05/05/1927
39
Marshall Grant
05/05/1928-08/07/2011
38
Pierre Schoendoerffer
05/05/1928-03/14/2012
38
John S. Ragin
05/05/1929-04/14/2013
37
Ilene Woods
05/05/1929-07/01/2010
37
Ellis Dale
05/05/1930-10/14/1991
36
Brian O'Shaughnessy
05/05/1931-07/14/2001
35
Anne Wakefield
05/05/1931
35
Will Hutchins
05/05/1932
34
Joseph Della Sorte
05/05/1934-07/20/2003
32
Maria Pia Casilio
05/05/1935-04/10/2012
31
Gina Rovere
05/05/1935
31
Patrick Gowers
05/05/1936-12/20/2014
30
Wallace W. Landford
05/05/1937-05/31/2012
29
John Martino
05/05/1937
29
Ian McCulloch
05/05/1937
29
Mijanou Bardot
05/05/1938
28
Sandy Baron
05/05/1938-01/21/2001
28
Richard France
05/05/1938
28
Stefan Gryff
05/05/1938-06/03/2017
28
Michael Murphy
05/05/1938
28
Jerzy Skolimowski
05/05/1938
28
James 'Izzy' Whetstine
05/05/1938
28
Tatyana Gavrilova
05/05/1939-10/15/2000
27
Alison Seebohm
05/05/1939
27
Terry Walsh
05/05/1939-04/21/2002
27
Lance Henriksen
05/05/1940
26
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
05/05/1940
26
Marc Alaimo
05/05/1942
24
Jean-André Fieschi
05/05/1942-07/01/2009
24
Tammy Wynette
05/05/1942-04/06/1998
24
Lyne Chardonnet
05/05/1943-12/11/1980
23
Michael Palin
05/05/1943
23
Dilys Watling
05/05/1943
23
Gordon Bilboe
05/05/1944-02/26/2005
22
Roger Rees
05/05/1944-07/10/2015
22
John Rhys-Davies
05/05/1944
22
Marc Zuber
05/05/1944-05/28/2003
22
Kurt Loder
05/05/1945
21
Jim Kelly
05/05/1946-06/29/2013
20
Hugh Spight
05/05/1947
19
Peder Melhuse
05/05/1948
18
Richard Pacheco
05/05/1948-10/07/2017
18
Anna Bergman
05/05/1949
17
Etienne Chicot
05/05/1949-08/07/2018
17
Nicholas Guest
05/05/1951
15
Melinda Culea
05/05/1955
11
Lisa Jane Persky
05/05/1955
11
Lisa Eilbacher
05/05/1957
9
Richard E. Grant
05/05/1957
9
Valérie De Villeneuve
05/05/1959
7
Gary Dubin
05/05/1959-10/08/2016
7
Kurt Sutter
05/05/1960
6
Marek Vasut
05/05/1960
6
Tom Schanley
05/05/1961
5
Manoj Sood
05/05/1962
4
Thomas Darchinger
05/05/1963
3

Released on Thursday, May 5 1966
Arabesque (1966)CinemaNot RatedUSA

Aired on Thursday, May 5 1966
Weavers GreenEpisode #1.9
Death Valley DaysLady of the Plains
BaronThe Killing

Now Showing Thursday, May 5 1966
UK
Casino
Battle of the Bulge
Coliseum
Cinerama's Russian Adventure
Royalty Theatre
My Fair Lady

Aired on Thursday, May 5 1966
UK
BBC1
10:45 amPogle's WoodEggs for Breakfast
 4:45 pmJackanoryThe Hare

Aired on Thursday, May 5 1966
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmBatmanBatman Makes the Scenes
 9:00 pmBewitchedDivided He Falls
 9:30 pmPeyton PlaceEpisode #2.100

UK Chart
Thursday, May 5 1966
Pretty FlamingoManfred Mann1
DaydreamThe Lovin' Spoonful2
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)Cher3
You Don't Have To Say You Love MeDusty Springfield4
Sloop John BThe Beach Boys5
The Pied PiperCrispian St. Peters6
Hold Tight!Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich7
The Sound Of SilenceThe Bachelors8
AlfieCilla Black9
Homeward BoundSimon & Garfunkel10
Somebody Help MeThe Spencer Davis Group11
SubstituteThe Who12
I Put A Spell On YouAlan Price Set13
Someday, One DayThe Seekers14
Elusive ButterflyVal Doonican15
That's NiceNeil Christian16
Make The World Go AwayEddy Arnold17
Blue Turns To GreyCliff Richard18
(You're My) Soul And InspirationThe Righteous Brothers19
Shotgun WeddingRoy 'C'20


US Chart
Saturday, Apr 30 1966
Good Lovin'Young Rascals1
(You're My) Soul And InspirationThe Righteous Brothers2
Monday, MondayThe Mamas and The Papas3
Sloop John BThe Beach Boys4
Secret Agent ManJohnny Rivers5
KicksPaul Revere and the Raiders6
Time Won't Let MeThe Outsiders7
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)Cher8
Leaning On The Lamp PostHerman's Hermits10
GloriaThe Shadows Of Knight11
I'm So Lonesome I Could CryB.J. Thomas12
A Sign Of The TimesPetula Clark13
Rainy Day Women #12 And 35Bob Dylan14
Shapes Of ThingsThe Yardbirds15
Rhapsody In The RainLou Christie16
Try Too HardDave Clark Five17
Message To MichaelDionne Warwick18
Together AgainRay Charles19
The Ballad Of The Green BeretsS/Sgt Barry Sadler20