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March 5th, 2023.

March 5th, 2023, was a Sunday. It was day 64 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

23 days have passed since March 5th, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On This Day

On this day.

What happened on March 5th, 2023?

  • Soccer: Liverpool thrash Manchester United 7-0.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd cofounder Gary Rossington dies at the age of 71.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 23 days have passed since March 5th, 2023.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1677974400.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around March 5th, 2023.

  • February 3rd, 2023: The video game "Dead Island 2" is released.
  • February 3rd, 2023: A freight train carrying vinyl chloride derails in East Palestine, Ohio.
  • February 3rd, 2023: PinkPantheress and Ice Spice release the song "Boy's a liar Pt. 2".
  • February 4th, 2023: The United States shoots down a Chinese surveillance balloon that had been flying over the country for 8 days.
  • February 5th, 2023: Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, dies at the age of 79.
  • February 6th, 2023: 47,000 people are killed after two earthquakes strike Turkey and Syria.
  • February 6th, 2023: Soccer: The Premier League charges Manchester City with more than 100 breaches of financial rules.
  • February 6th, 2023: Ohio train derailment: All residents within a 1-by-2-mile radius are forced to evacuate.
  • February 6th, 2023: Morgan Wallen releases the song "Last Night".
  • February 7th, 2023: LeBron James breaks the NBA all-time scoring record.
  • February 9th, 2023: Shares in Alphabet fall after Google's new AI chatbot Bard gets an answer wrong.
  • February 10th, 2023: The video game "Hogwarts Legacy" is released.
  • February 10th, 2023: The United States shoots down a car-sized UFO flying above Alaska.
  • February 11th, 2023: NORAD shoots down an unidentified flying object that violated Canadian airspace.
  • February 11th, 2023: Sam Smith raises eyebrows after he attends the 2023 Brit Awards in an inflated latex outfit.
  • February 12th, 2023: Super Bowl LVII: The Kansas City Chiefs defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, and Rihanna performs at the halftime show.
  • February 12th, 2023: Rihanna reveals that she is pregnant again.
  • February 12th, 2023: De La Soul co-founder, Trugoy the Dove (David Jude Jolicoeur), dies at the age of 54.
  • February 12th, 2023: The United States shoots down an unidentified flying object over Lake Huron in Michigan.
  • February 12th, 2023: Cyclone Gabrielle hits New Zealand.
  • February 13th, 2023: Three students are killed during a mass shooting at Michigan State University.
  • February 14th, 2023: Microsoft permanently disables Internet Explorer.
  • February 15th, 2023: American actress Raquel Welch dies at the age of 82.
  • February 15th, 2023: Nicola Sturgeon announces that she will be resigning as the first minister of Scotland.
  • February 15th, 2023: 42 people are killed after a bus crashes in the Gualaca District in Panama.
  • February 16th, 2023: The family of actor Bruce Willis announce that he has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
  • February 16th, 2023: US Senator John Fetterman checks into hospital with clinical depression.
  • February 17th, 2023: The superhero film "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" is released.
  • February 18th, 2023: The body of Ghana soccer player Christian Atsu is pulled from the debris of the Turkey earthquake.
  • February 19th, 2023: Actor Richard Belzer dies at the age of 78.
  • February 19th, 2023: The body of missing woman Nicola Bulley is found in the River Wyre.
  • February 19th, 2023: Meta launches a subscription service called "Meta Verified" for Facebook and Instagram.
  • February 20th, 2023: US President Joe Biden makes a surprise visit to Ukraine.
  • February 21st, 2023: Andrew Tate's detention in Romania is extended for another 30 days.
  • February 23rd, 2023: English football commentator John Motson dies at the age of 77.
  • February 23rd, 2023: Internet drama: Selena Gomez announces that she is taking a break from social media amid reports that she is feuding with Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner.
  • February 25th, 2023: Hundreds of US newspapers drop the "Dilbert" cartoon after its creator, Scott Adams, posts a racist rant on YouTube.
  • February 26th, 2023: Boxing: Tommy Fury defeats Jake Paul by split decision in Saudi Arabia.
  • February 26th, 2023: Partisans destroy a Russian surveillance plane in Belarus.
  • February 26th, 2023: 63 migrants die after their boat sinks off the coast of Italy.
  • February 27th, 2023: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs a bill that gives him control of Walt Disney World's self-governing district.
  • February 27th, 2023: The White House gives agencies 30 days to remove TikTok from federal-owned devices.
  • March 1st, 2023: 57 people are killed after two trains collide in Greece.
  • March 3rd, 2023: The boxing movie "Creed III" is released.
  • March 3rd, 2023: South Carolina: Alex Murdaugh is found guilty of murdering his wife and son.
  • March 3rd, 2023: It is reported that US President Joe Biden had a cancerous lesion removed from his chest.
  • March 3rd, 2023: Four American citizens are kidnapped by cartel members in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
  • March 4th, 2023: Jon Jones defeats Ciryl Gane at UFC 285.
  • This date: March 5th, 2023
  • March 6th, 2023: Twitter suffers a major outage that prevents users from viewing images or clicking on links.
  • March 7th, 2023: Elon Musk apologizes for firing a Twitter employee and making remarks about his disability.
  • March 7th, 2023: Four kidnapped Americans (two dead, one injured, and one unharmed) are located by security forces in El Tecolote, Mexico.
  • March 8th, 2023: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is hospitalized following a fall.
  • March 9th, 2023: Seven people are shot dead at a Jehovah's Witness center in Hamburg, Germany.
  • March 9th, 2023: English astrologer Mystic Meg dies at the age of 80.
  • March 10th, 2023: Xi Jinping secures an unprecedented third term as China's president.
  • March 10th, 2023: The BBC forces Gary Lineker to take a step back from his role as a "Match of the Day" presenter due to political remarks he made on social media.
  • March 10th, 2023: Silicon Valley Bank is shut down by regulators following a bank run on its deposits.
  • March 10th, 2023: The film "Scream VI" is released.
  • March 12th, 2023: 95th Academy Awards: "Everything Everywhere All at Once" wins Best Picture, Brendan Fraser wins Best Actor, and Michelle Yeoh wins Best Actress.
  • March 12th, 2023: US regulators close New York-based Signature Bank due to a "systemic risk".
  • March 13th, 2023: Convicted pedophile Gary Glitter is returned to prison for breaching his release licence conditions.
  • March 14th, 2023: Australia announces that it is purchasing five US nuclear submarines.
  • March 14th, 2023: China decides to reopen its borders to tourists following a three-year halt.
  • March 14th, 2023: Meta confirms that it is cutting 10,000 more jobs.
  • March 14th, 2023: The US military accuses Russian Su-27 fighters of intercepting an unmanned MQ-9 Reaper over international waters.
  • March 15th, 2023: The FBI arrests exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui on suspicion of fraud.
  • March 16th, 2023: French President Emmanuel Macron uses special constitutional powers to push his plan of raising the retirement age through the lower house.
  • March 17th, 2023: The film "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" is released.
  • March 17th, 2023: The video game "WWE 2K23" is released.
  • March 17th, 2023: Actor Lance Reddick dies at the age of 60.
  • March 17th, 2023: The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for alleged war crimes.
  • March 18th, 2023: Former US President Donald Trump tells his social media followers that he expects to be arrested on Tuesday.
  • March 18th, 2023: Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signs a law banning abortion pills.
  • March 18th, 2023: French pension protests: Uncollected trash in Paris mounts to 10,000 tonnes due to strikes.
  • March 18th, 2023: Rugby: Ireland win the Six Nations and their first Grand Slam in Dublin.
  • March 19th, 2023: Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is charged with terrorism.
  • March 19th, 2023: It is announced that UBS will be buying the troubled Credit Suisse bank for over $2 billion.
  • March 20th, 2023: Amazon announces that it is laying off a further 9,000 workers.
  • March 20th, 2023: Carson Briere, the son of Philadelphia Flyers interim GM Danny Briere, is charged with pushing a disabled woman's wheelchair down the steps of a bar.
  • March 20th, 2023: Actress Amanda Bynes is placed on psychiatric hold after roaming around Los Angeles naked.
  • March 21st, 2023: Uganda passes a law making it a crime to identify as LGBTQ.
  • March 21st, 2023: Gwyneth Paltrow's ski crash trial begins.
  • March 22nd, 2023: A judge in Wyoming temporarily blocks the state's new ban on abortion.
  • March 22nd, 2023: The SEC charges Jake Paul, Lindsay Lohan, Ne-Yo, Soulja Boy, Lil Yachty, and three other celebrities for participating in an illegal crypto scheme.
  • March 22nd, 2023: Six people are killed in Maryland after a vehicle crashes into construction workers along the Baltimore beltway.
  • March 23rd, 2023: TikTok CEO Shou Chew testifies before Congress.
  • March 23rd, 2023: Ukraine claims that Russia's four-month-long assault in Bakhmut is losing steam and that a counterassault will occur soon.
  • March 23rd, 2023: Twitter announces that it is ending its "blue check" verification system.
  • March 23rd, 2023: One million people demonstrate against pension reforms in France.
  • March 24th, 2023: The action film "John Wick: Chapter 4" is released.
  • March 24th, 2023: The remake version of the video game "Resident Evil 4" is released.
  • March 24th, 2023: France bans TikTok and Twitter from government phones due to security concerns.
  • March 24th, 2023: Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth announce that they are getting divorced.
  • March 24th, 2023: At least 25 people are killed after a tornado and severe storms hit Mississippi.
  • March 25th, 2023: Kanye West states that he "likes Jewish people again" after watching Jonah Hill in 21 Jump Street.
  • March 26th, 2023: Harry Styles is spotted kissing Emily Ratajkowski.
  • March 26th, 2023: NATO says that Russia's plans to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus are "dangerous and irresponsible".
  • March 26th, 2023: Protesters block roads across Israel after Defense Minister Gallant is fired for opposing Netanyahu's judicial overhaul.
  • March 27th, 2023: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delays controversial plans to reform Israel's judiciary.
  • March 27th, 2023: Six people, including three children, are killed during a mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • March 31st, 2023: The adventure film "Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves" is released.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on March 5th, 2023.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 2023, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 5th, 2023 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.
Toys

Popular toys and games in 2023.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2023.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 5th.

Andy Gibb

English singer. Deceased
Born on March 5th, 1958
He was not alive on this date.

Joe Exotic

Zoo operator.
Born on March 5th, 1963
He turned 60 on this day in 2023.

Lisa Robin Kelly

Actress. Deceased
Born on March 5th, 1970
She was not alive on this date.

John Frusciante

Musician.
Born on March 5th, 1970
He turned 53 on this day in 2023.

Eva Mendes

Actress.
Born on March 5th, 1974
She turned 49 on this day in 2023.

Harry Maguire

Soccer player.
Born on March 5th, 1993
He turned 30 on this day in 2023.

Madison Beer

Singer.
Born on March 5th, 1999
She turned 24 on this day in 2023.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on March 5th, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 2023 was most likely conceived around June 12th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 2023 is close to November 26th, 2023.

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Stats for March 5th, 2023

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 2023.

  • A total of 24 days have passed since this date.
  • 3 weeks have passed.
  • 2,070,000 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,415,000 times.
  • Since March 5th, 2023, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,068,120,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 345,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 178,020 steps. That's about 79 miles!
  • Since this date, 24,840 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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