What Happened on December 18, 1965

Historical Events

  • "La Grusse Valise" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 7 performances

Historic Event

Frank Borman and Jim Lovell Splash down in Atlantic after two week Gemini VII mission

  • Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates

Famous Birthdays

  • Mick Collins, American musician (The Gories, The Dirtbombs)
  • Tommy Davidson, American actor
  • Willie Blair, Paintsville KY, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
1965 Highlights

About December 18, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 8 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