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- The first and only Rescue Rangers' Plato Awards Ceremony is held on July 5, 1999. It is entirely written by the fan fiction writer, artist, and otherwise prolific Rangerphile Matt Plotecher.
- On July 5, 2003, the Batman LiveJournal community batfic was founded. 
- On July 5, 2004, the CSI Catherine/Greg LiveJournal community greg_cath was created.
- On July 5, 2006, the Charmed mailing list Powerof3_FanFiction was created.