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Who died on 5 January?

Celebrities who died on 5 January

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Oldest

97 years, 12 days

Youngest

Born first

15 September 1869

Died first

5 January 1933

Born last

1994

Died last

5 January 2023

American politician, 30th president of the United States  Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

American politician, 30th president of the United States

1933
German-Jewish physicist and mathematician Max Born

Max Born

German-Jewish physicist and mathematician

1970
Pakistani Air Force air marshal Asghar Khan

Asghar Khan

Pakistani Air Force air marshal

2018
American Major League Baseball player, coach, manager Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby

American Major League Baseball player, coach, manager

1963
English professional footballer  Colin Bell

Colin Bell

English professional footballer

2021
American basketball player Pete Maravich

Pete Maravich

American basketball player

1988
British politician, historian and writer Roy Jenkins

Roy Jenkins

British politician, historian and writer

2003
American baseball player Tug McGraw

Tug McGraw

American baseball player

2004
American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader Charles Mingus Jr.

Charles Mingus Jr.

American jazz double bassist, composer and bandleader

1979
American astronaut, naval officer, test pilot and aeronautical engineer John Young

John Young

American astronaut, naval officer, test pilot and aeronautical engineer

2018
American law enforcement officer and politician Russell Pearce

Russell Pearce

American law enforcement officer and politician

2023
American entertainer, musician and politician Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono

American entertainer, musician and politician

1998
British-New Zealand high jumper Peter Wells

Peter Wells

British-New Zealand high jumper

2018
Serbian footballer Dragoslav Šekularac

Dragoslav Šekularac

Serbian footballer

2019
Canadian artist   Michael Snow

Michael Snow

Canadian artist

2023
American officer and baseball player Jerry Coleman

Jerry Coleman

American officer and baseball player

2014
American scholar and writer Christina Crosby

Christina Crosby

American scholar and writer

2021
Italian Argentine footballer Antonio Valentín Angelillo

Antonio Valentín Angelillo

Italian Argentine footballer

2018
American baseball player Nate Colbert

Nate Colbert

American baseball player

2023
Norwegian actress Sissel Sellæg

Sissel Sellæg

Norwegian actress

2014
American stand-up comedian Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke

American stand-up comedian

2018
actor Hans Conried

Hans Conried

actor

1982
American entertainer Johnny Eck

Johnny Eck

American entertainer

1991
American football player and coach  Greg Robinson

Greg Robinson

American football player and coach

2022
Belgian comics artist André Franquin

André Franquin

Belgian comics artist

1997
American astronomer Thomas Bopp

Thomas Bopp

American astronomer

2018
Canadian writer Margaret Laurence

Margaret Laurence

Canadian writer

1987
American stage and film actor Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy

American stage and film actor

1990
American electronic sports player  Jonas Neubauer

Jonas Neubauer

American electronic sports player

2021
Brazilian journalist and lawyer Bonifácio José Tamm de Andrada

Bonifácio José Tamm de Andrada

Brazilian journalist and lawyer

2021
actor Mungau Dain

Mungau Dain

actor

2019
American politician  Quentin Phipps

Quentin Phipps

American politician

2023
Welsh harpist and composer  Osian Ellis

Osian Ellis

Welsh harpist and composer

2021
German footballer  Hans Tilkowski

Hans Tilkowski

German footballer

2020
American linguist Robert Blust

Robert Blust

American linguist

2022
American baseball player Don Wilson

Don Wilson

American baseball player

1975
actor from England John Richardson

John Richardson

actor from England

2021
American politician Adam Martin Wyant

Adam Martin Wyant

American politician

1935
American-Slovenian professional basketball player Ariel McDonald

Ariel McDonald

American-Slovenian professional basketball player

1972
actor & Director Slim Summerville

Slim Summerville

actor & Director

1946
Catholic cardinal Francisco Álvarez Martínez

Francisco Álvarez Martínez

Catholic cardinal

2022
British politician Derek Foster, Baron Foster of Bishop Auckland

Derek Foster, Baron Foster of Bishop Auckland

British politician

2019
French actress and singer Mistinguett

Mistinguett

French actress and singer

1956
Italian actor Massimo Girotti

Massimo Girotti

Italian actor

2003
actor Billy Bletcher

Billy Bletcher

actor

1979
Indian film writer Ganesh Patro

Ganesh Patro

Indian film writer

2015
American baseball player Rabbit Maranville

Rabbit Maranville

American baseball player

1954
Canadian blues musician King Biscuit Boy

King Biscuit Boy

Canadian blues musician

2003
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