On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1965

Historical Events

Film Premier

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

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

Music Single

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


Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Kōsaku Yamada, Japanese composer (Nagauta Symphony), and conductor, dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Kusaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor, dies at 79
1965 Highlights

About December 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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