On this day timelines December 5th

On this day timelines December 5th

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On this day timelines December 5th




1890 – Fritz Lang, Austrian-American , , and (d. 1976)

1897 – Nunnally Johnson, American , , and (d. 1977)

1901 – Walt Disney, American animator, , , and , co-founded The Walt Disney Company (d. 1966)

1906 – Otto Preminger, Austrian-American , , and (d. 1986)

1934 – Joan Didion, American and

1938 – JJ Cale, American – and (Leathercoated Minds) (d. 2013)

1954 – Hanif Kureishi, English and playwright


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