What Happened on August 28, 1965

Historical Events

  • 1st Subway sandwich shop opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Music Concert

Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar In concert at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens, New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Satoshi Tajiri, Japanese video game designer (Game Freak, creator of the Pokémon franchise), born in Setagaya, Japan

Shania TwainShania Twain (57 years old)

Canadian Grammy Award-winning country music singer ("You're Still The One"; "That Don't Impress Me Much"; "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!"), born in Windsor, Ontario

Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Giulio Racah, Israeli physicist (b. 1909)

About August 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher
  • UK #1 Song: I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher