What Happened on August 2, 1965

Historical Events

  • Morley Safer's sends 1st Vietnam report indicating the US is losing

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandra Ng [Kwan-yue], Hong Kong actress (Golden Chicken), born in Hong Kong
  • Takayuki Iizuka, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Muroran, Japan
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Milton B. Babbitt, American composer (Widow's Lament), dies at 49
  • N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb, dies at 73
1965 Highlights

About August 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 1 month and 25 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