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December 5


Dec 5
1791
Death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart diesTop 10 Composers

1901
Birthday of Walt DisneyBirthday of Walt Disney (1901)The Walt Disney Company: From Mickey Mouse to The Lion King
Top 10 Successful Founder Spokespeople
Top 10 Animated Disney Films
Top 10 Business Logos

1932
Birthday of Little RichardLittle Richard is bornTop 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers

1933
Prohibition in the United States is repealedHistory of the Period of Alcohol Prohibition in the United StatesProhibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol

1936
The Soviet Union adopts a new constitutionThe Soviet Union adopted a new constitution, also known as the 'Stalin Constitution' (1936)Russia History: 20th Century

1945
Flight 19 is lost in the Bermuda TriangleFlight 19 is lost in the Bermuda Triangle (1945)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries
Top 10 Famous Disappearances
Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries

1951
Death of Shoeless Joe JacksonDeath of Shoeless Joe Jackson (1951)Top 10 Greatest Sports Nicknames

1952
Great Smog or Big Smoke took placeA severe air pollution event known as the Great Smog of '52 or Big Smoke occurred in London. (1952)Top 10 Man-Made Disasters

1963
Release: CharadeThe film Charade is released (1963)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines

1965
Birthday of Goo Goo Dolls' John RzeznikBirthday of Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik (1965).Interview with Goo Goo Dolls on 'Iris'

1968
Birthday of Margaret Cho Birthday of Margaret Cho (1968)Provocative Comedienne Margaret Cho

1969
Release: Let It Bleed is releasedLet It Bleed is released (1969)Top 10 Rolling Stones Songs

1973
Release: SerpicoThe film Serpico is released (1973)Top 10 Male Movie Cops

1974
Release: The last episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC The last episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC (1974)Top 10 Monty Python’s Flying Circus Moments
Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows
Top 10 British TV Comedies

1980
Release: Flash GordonThe film Flash Gordon is released (1980)Top 10 Movies So Bad They're Good
Top 10 Unresolved Movie Cliffhangers

1984
Release: Beverly Hills CopRelease of the film Beverly Hills Cop (1984)Top 10 Eddie Murphy Moments
Top 10 Male Movie Cops
Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters
Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film

1997
Release: Good Will HuntingThe film Good Will Hunting is released (1997)Top 10 Movie Comeback Lines
Top 10 Movie Geniuses
Top 10 Robin Williams Performances
Top 10 Motivational Movies

2002
Release: The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersThe film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is released (2002)Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie

2005
Release: King KongThe film King Kong is released (2005)Top 10 Movie Fights on Rooftops

2007
Release: I Am Legend The film I Am Legend is released (2007)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Remakes

2007
Release: JunoThe film Juno is released (2007)Top 10 Sleeper Hits

2007
Release: The Golden CompassThe film The Golden Compass is released (2007)Top 10 Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations

2012
Release: Les Miserables is releasedLes Miserables is released (2012)Top 10 Overrated Movies

2012
Release: Seven PsychopathsThe film Seven Psychopaths is released (2012)Top 10 Dark Comedy Movies
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