January 5 is the 5th day of the year. Events 1917, Friday: Jane Wyman is born. Real world 1984, Thursday: The Family Ties episode "Birthday Boy" airs. The episode guest stars Crispin Glover as Doug, who is a friend of series regular, Alex Keaton (played by Michael J. Fox). Retrieved from "https://backtothefuture.fandom.com/wiki/January_5?oldid=36670" Categories: Dates Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.