What Happened in June 1965

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3°K primordial background radiation
  • Jun 1 coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
  • Jun 2 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges R India)
  • Jun 3 Gemini 4 launched; 2nd US 2-man flight (McDivitt & White)
  • Jun 5 "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
  • Jun 5 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6
  • Jun 5 Lopez Arellano becomes president of Honduras
  • Jun 6 Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • Jun 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational
  • Jun 6 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
  • Jun 7 Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • Jun 7 Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power
  • Jun 7 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • Jun 7 The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
  • Jun 8 A's draft Rick Monday #1
  • Jun 8 US troops ordered to fight offensively in Vietnam
  • Jun 8 USSR launches Luna 6; it missed the Moon by 99,000 miles
  • Jun 9 Frenchman, Machal Jazy, runs record mile in 3:53.6
  • Jun 10 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dong Xoai begins.
  • Jun 12 "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • Jun 12 "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • Jun 12 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • Jun 12 Beatles are awarded MBE
  • Jun 12 Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 12 Sonny & Cher make their 1st TV appearance in "American Bandstand"

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
  • Jun 12 South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier
  • Jun 12 Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
  • Jun 13 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses & Fiddler on the Roof win
  • Jun 13 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • Jun 14 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"
  • Jun 14 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits NY Mets but loses in 11, 1-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 14 John Lennon's 2nd book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jun 15 Bob Dylan records "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • Jun 15 Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts
  • Jun 15 South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products
  • Jun 17 11.08" (28.14 cm) of rainfall, Holly, Colorado (state 24-hour record)
  • Jun 17 1st bombing by B-52 (50 km north of Saigon)
  • Jun 17 Kinks arrive in NYC beginning their 1st US tour
  • Jun 19 Algerian coup under colonel Houari Boumedienne, pres Ben Bella fired
  • Jun 19 KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia
  • Jun 20 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 21 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Jun 22 Freddie Trueman ends his Test cricket career, v NZ at Lord's
  • Jun 25 Gyula Kallai succeeds Janos Kádár as premier of Hungary
  • Jun 25 15th Berlin International Film Festival: "Alphaville" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 26 Wallon party forms in Belgium
  • Jun 27 Carol Mann wins LPGA Carling Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 28 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jun 28 Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
  • Jun 29 USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15
  • Jun 30 NFL grants Atlanta Falcons a franchise

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Dan Quinn, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jun 1 India Allen, Portsmouth Va, playmate of the year (Dec, 1987)
  • Jun 2 Mark Waugh, cricketer (twin of Steve mighty batsman for Australia)
  • Jun 2 Steve Waugh, cricketer (twin of Mark mighty batsman for Australia)
  • Jun 2 Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journa
  • Jun 3 Suzan Kaminga, bodybuilder, born in Austin, Texas
  • Jun 3 Mike Gordon, American musician
  • Jun 3 Jeff Blumenkrantz, American composer and actor
  • Jun 4 Andrea Jaeger, tennis player (retired as a teenager), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Beau Allred, baseball player
  • Jun 4 Jonathan Canter, LA Cal, tennis star
  • Jun 4 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 4 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Jun 4 Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer
  • Jun 5 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jun 5 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • Jun 5 Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 5 Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • Jun 6 David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Jun 6 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Jun 6 Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 6 Cam Neely, NHL forward (Boston Bruins), born in Comox, British Columbia

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • Jun 7 Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 7 Damien Hirst, English artist
  • Jun 8 Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jun 8 Robert Platus, American lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 8 Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
  • Jun 9 Jeff Williams, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 9 Michelle Francis Bird, campaigner
  • Jun 10 Claudio Mezzadri, Switzerland, tennis star

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 10 Elizabeth Hurley, English actress (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Christabel) and model, born in Basingstoke, England

  • Jun 10 Vincent Perez, actor (The Crow-City of Angels)
  • Jun 11 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 11 Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
  • Jun 11 Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 11 Manuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
  • Jun 12 Cathy Tyson, actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jun 12 Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
  • Jun 12 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 12 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
  • Jun 13 Maninder Singh, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93)
  • Jun 13 Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
  • Jun 13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
  • Jun 15 Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 15 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
  • Jun 15 Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
  • Jun 15 Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 16 J J Birden, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 16 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 17 Dan Jansen, West Allis Wisc, speed skater (Oly-gold-1984, 88, 92)
  • Jun 17 Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 17 Dermontti Dawson, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 17 Gianluca Pozzi, Bari Italy, tennis star (1991 Brisbane)
  • Jun 17 Kami Cotler, actress (Elizabeth-Waltons), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 17 Mike Magnante, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Ray Seals, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jun 18 Kim Dickens, American actress and model
  • Jun 19 Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
  • Jun 19 Sadie Frost, English actress
  • Jun 19 Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
  • Jun 20 Michael Landon Jr, actor (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie ), born in Encino California (d. 1991)
  • Jun 21 Michael Dolan, actor (Hamburger Hill, Liberace), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 21 Lana [formally Larry] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • Jun 21 Yang Liwei, Chinese astronaut
  • Jun 22 Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
  • Jun 22 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • Jun 23 Dawn Whiteham, New London Ct, bodybuilder (Penthouse Nov 1995)
  • Jun 23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Jun 23 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jun 23 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 23 Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
  • Jun 24 Danielle Spencer, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympics-5th-96), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jun 24 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • Jun 24 Uwe Krupp, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Jun 28 Michele Timms, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics-1988, 96)
  • Jun 29 Barry D, [Iain Bakker], English pop musician (Jesus Jones)
  • Jun 29 Paul Jarvis, cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93)
  • Jun 29 Tripp Eisen, American musician
  • Jun 30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Oly-g-88, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jun 30 Steve Duchesne, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • Jun 30 Gary Pallister, English footballer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 18 Actress and singer Rita Moreno (33) weds cardiologist Leonard Gordon

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 19 NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 Country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 1 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Jun 4 Bernard Verhoeven, poet/educator (Pleidooi near een non), dies
  • Jun 6 Lester Matthews, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu), dies at 64
  • Jun 7 Judy Holliday, American comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies of cancer at 43
  • Jun 7 Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59
  • Jun 7 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
  • Jun 8 Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884)
  • Jun 11 José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)
  • Jun 13 Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87
  • Jun 13 David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890)
  • Jun 14 Guido Guerrini, composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 15 E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902
  • Jun 15 Steve Cochran, American actor (b. 1917)
  • Jun 17 Arnold Meijer, leader (Fascist Nationally Front), dies
  • Jun 18 George Melachrino, composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 19 James B Collip, Canadian bio-chemist (insulin), dies at 72
  • Jun 20 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
  • Jun 21 Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94
  • Jun 22 Adriaan F Dussenbroek, Dutch doctor/co-founder (UNA), dies at 72
  • Jun 22 David O Selznick, producer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 63
  • Jun 23 Mary Boland, actress (Boy Trouble, New Moon), dies at 83
  • Jun 26 Johan C T Kikkert, painter/etcher/critic, dies at 82
  • Jun 26 Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56
  • Jun 27 Anthony Veiller, writer, dies at 62
  • Jun 28 [Theodora E] Betsy Ranucci-Beckman, actress (Dood Water), dies at 88
  • Jun 28 Red Nichols, American musician (b. 1905)
  • Jun 29 Sidney Marion, actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
  • Jun 30 Bessie Barriscale, actress (Plain Jane, Show Folks), dies