On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1965

Famous Birthdays

  • Dottie Mochrie Pepper, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 1992, 99), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Fred Grim, Dutch soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Glen Goldsmith, British singer-songwriter ("What You See Is What You Get"), born in High Wycombe, England
  • Steve Gorman, American rock drummer (Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), and radio personality, born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
1965 Highlights

About August 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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