What Happened on June 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • Beatles are awarded MBE
  • Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
  • Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)

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

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  • South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Tyson, actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • Cindy Lee Berryhill, US singer/songwriter (Baby)
  • Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
  • Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)