On October 5, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The Gregorian calendar’s 278th day is October 5th. On this day, 31 people were died in the Ladbroke Grove train catastrophe in west London; the United States Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) was established; and a workers’ strike in Hollywood degenerated into a brutal riot at the Warner Brothers Studios entrance.
The 5th of October falls under the sign of Libra. Actress Kate Winslet and late comedian Bernie Mac were both born on October 5th. World Teachers Day, National Be Nice Day, and World Teachers Day are all celebrated today.
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(October 05, 1975) Kate Winslet, an English actress noted for portraying strong, independent women, was born. photo source: wikimedia.org
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