On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Rubber Soul", the sixth studio album by the Beatles, is released in the United Kingdom
  • The Beatles begin final UK concert tour in Glasgow, Scotland
  • USSR launches Luna 8; it crashes on the Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Stanton, American Academy Award-winning animator and film director (Wall-E; Finding Nemo), born in Rockport, Massachusetts
  • Katarina Witt, German figure skater (Olympic gold ladies singles 1984, 88; World C'ship gold 1984-85, 87-88), born in Staaken, Germany
  • Steve Harris, American actor
1965 Highlights

About December 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years
Leap Year: No

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