What Happened on December 8, 1965

Historical Events

  • Abe Burrows' play "Cactus Flower" premieres in NYC
  • Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as president of USSR

Event of Interest

Pope Paul VI signs 2nd Vatican council

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carina Lau, Hong Kong actress and singer (Days of Being Wild), born in Suzhou, China
  • Greg Truitt, NFL safety/linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Teresa Weatherspoon, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
  • Troy Sadowski, American NFL tight end (Cin Bengals), born in Atlanta, Georgia
Born in 1965

About December 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 5 months and 27 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