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

Person of interestMarlee Matlin

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

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • Reggie Miller, American NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Riverside, California
1965 Highlights

About August 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo