On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1965

Historical Events

  • 26th Venice Film Festival: "Sandra" directed by Luchino Visconti wins Golden Lion

Famous Birthdays

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin, American actress and the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award (Children of Lesser God), born in Morton Grove, Illinois

  • Reggie Miller, American NBA guard, 1987-2005 (Indiana Pacers; Olympic gold, 1996), born in Riverside, California
1965 Highlights

About August 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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