On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

  • 54th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Sydney (4-1)
  • CBS purchases NFL TV rights for 1966-68 at $18.8 million per year
  • Supremes release "My World is Empty Without You"

Famous Birthdays

  • Dexter Holland, American musician (The Offspring), born in Garden Grove, California

Famous Deaths

  • Kusaku Yamada, composer, dies at 79