What Happened on August 15, 1965

Historical Events

Music History

Beatles play to their largest crowd of over 55,000 at Shea Stadium, New York City; among those in attending were future wives Barbara Bach and Linda Eastman [1] [2]

Sports History

Japanese community of San Francisco holds Masanori Murakami Day at Candlestick Park to honor 1st Japanese player to play in major leagues

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Laurel Valley GC: Dave Marr wins his only major title, beating Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus by 2 strokes

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob Thomas, American writer, screenwriter and director (Veronica Mars), born in Sunnyside, Washington
Born in 1965

About August 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Help! - The Beatles