On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1965

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Supremes release "My World is Empty Without You"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, dies at 79
1965 Highlights

About December 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn