What Happened on April 5, 1965

Historical Events

Academy Awards

37th Academy Awards: "My Fair Lady", Rex Harrison (My Fair Lady) & Julie Andrews (Mary Poppins) win awards

  • Lava Lamp Day celebrated
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
1965 Highlights

About April 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 24 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: Concrete And Clay - Unit Four Plus Two