What Happened on December 29, 1965

Historical Events


"Thunderball", 4th James Bond film starring Sean Connery and Claudine Auger premieres in Tokyo, Japan

  • CBS purchases NFL TV rights for 1966-68 at $18.8 million per year

My World is Empty Without You

The Supremes release single "My World is Empty Without You"

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Bryan) "Dexter" Holland, American rock singer-songwriter (The Offspring), born in Garden Grove, California
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Kōsaku Yamada, Japanese composer (Nagauta Symphony), and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 79

About December 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 8 months and 24 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