What Happened on August 1, 1965

Historical Events

  • Scottish Lotus driver Jim Clark wins the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring to clinch his second F1 World Drivers Championship

Famous Birthdays

Sam MendesSam Mendes (57 years old)

British stage and film director, born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Kiyoshi Nobutoki, Japanese cellist and composer, dies at 77
1965 Highlights

About August 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Henry VIII, I Am - Herman's Hermits
  • UK #1 Song: Help! - The Beatles