What Happened on April 15, 1965

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

James Baldwin's 1954 stage drama "The Amen Corner" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater, NYC; runs for 84 performances

  • NFL changes penalty flag from white to bright gold

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Miller, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Kevin Stevens, American NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup 1991, 92), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Linda Perry, American singer-songwriter and producer (4 Non Blondes - "What's Up"; Christina Aguilera - "Beautiful"), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Mark Dennis, American NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers), born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Michele Redman, American golfer (2 LPGA Tour titles), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Soichi Noguchi, japanese astronaut, born in Yokohama, Japan
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Chaplin, English actor, half brother of Charlie Chaplin and his business manager, dies at 80

About April 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Telling You Now - Freddie And The Dreamers
  • UK #1 Song: The Minute You're Gone - Cliff Richard