On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1965

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Astrodome opens, 1st event is Judy Garland & The Supremes concert

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • British government proclaims ends oil-embargo against Rhodesia
  • David Levy begins his search for comets
  • Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine
  • Largest newspaper-Sunday NY Times at 946 pages (50 cents)

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Berube, Calahoo, NHL left wing (Washington Capitals)
  • Jeff Grayer, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Olympic bronze 1988)
1965 Highlights

About December 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius