What Happened on December 26, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Funny Girl" based on the life of Fanny Brice, with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway
  • AFL Championship, Balboa Stadium San Diego: Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 23-0; repeat previous year's win over SD

Radio History

Paul McCartney is interviewed on pirate radio station Radio Caroline

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Husaby, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Kathleen Nord, German swimmer (Olympic gold GDR 200m butterfly 1988; World C'ship gold 400m medley 1986), born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2022)
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Nico Donkersloot, Dutch literary and writer, dies at 63

About December 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sound Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
  • UK #1 Song: Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out - The Beatles