What Happened on April 8, 1965

Historical Events

  • India & Pakistan forces engage in a border fight

Famous Deaths

  • Erik A. Blomberg, Swedish art historian, poet and author, dies at 70
  • Jack Durston, English cricket fast bowler (1 Test, 5 wickets; Middlesex CCC) and soccer goalkeeper (Queens Park Rangers, Brentford), dies at 71
  • Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78
1965 Highlights

About April 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 17 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