What Happened on December 15, 1965

Historical Events

  • 3rd cyclone of year kills 15,000 at the mouths of the Ganges River in Bangladesh
  • D Heneker & J Taylor's musical "Charlie Girl" premieres in London
  • Dutch Queen Juliana opens Zeeland Bridge to Oosterschelde
  • Gemini 6 launched; makes 1st rendezvous in space (with Gemini 7)
  • William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th Commissioner of Baseball
1965 Highlights

About December 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds
  • UK #1 Song: Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out - The Beatles