What Happened on August 6, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 32nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 24, All-Stars 16 (68,000)
  • Beatles release "Help" album in UK
  • Pakistani soldiers crossed the Line of Control into Kashmir

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Kinchen, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

David Robinson, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic-gold-92), born in Key West, Florida

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • Juliane K√∂hler, German actress
  • Mark Speight, British television presenter (d. 2008)
  • Vincent Wells, England cricketer
  • Yuki Kajiura, Japanese composer

Famous Deaths

  • Aksel Sandemose, writer, dies
  • Everett Sloane, American actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer), dies of apparent suicide with barbiturates at 55
  • Nancy Carroll, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60
  • Peter Ronnefeld, composer, dies at 30