On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1965

Historical Events

  • Ballon d'Or: Benfica striker Eusébio wins award for best European football player; first Portuguese national to win, and still only Benfica player
  • Davis Cup Men's Tennis, Sydney: John Newcombe & Tony Roche beat José Luis Arilla & Manuel Santana of Spain 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 to give Australia unassailable 3-0 lead; ends 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Dion, American actress (Brett Gardner-Another World), born in Newburgh, New York
  • Martine Robine, French journalist and Miss France 1984, born in Comines, Nord, France
1965 Highlights

About December 28, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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