What Happened on August 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 26th Venice Film Festival: "Sandra" directed by Luchino Visconti wins Golden Lion

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Marlee Matlin, American actress and the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award (Children of Lesser God), born in Morton Grove, Illinois

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • Reggie Miller, Riverside California, NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Oly-gold-96)
  • Vince Alcalde, WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)