What Happened on December 4, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Roar of the Greasepaint" closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances
  • 2 passenger planes collide above Danbury, Connecticut, 4 die
  • 2nd NY Knicks game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)

Historic Event

Gemini 7 launched with Frank Borman and Jim Lovell

Sports History

San Francisco Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director (As Luck Would Have It), born in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • Rob Smits, Dutch experimental rock drummer (Kong) and album cover artist (Broken Hope), born in The Netherlands
  • Ulf Kirsten, German soccer striker and manager (49 caps GDR; 51 caps Germany; Dynamo Dresden, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Riesa, Germany
  • Veronica Taylor [McInerney], American voice actress (Pokemon - Ash Ketchum), born in New York City
1965 Highlights

About December 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds
  • UK #1 Song: The Carnival Is Over - Seekers