What Happened on February 17, 1965

Historical Events

  • US Ranger 8 launched, will transmit 7,137 lunar pictures

Sports History

US-Japan baseball relations suspended over Masanori Murakami dispute

Famous Birthdays

  • Clayton Prince, actor (Hairspray, Reuben-Another World), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jim Bowie, Japanese-American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics)
  • Michael Bay, American film director (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1965

About February 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  • UK #1 Song: Tired Of Waiting For You - The Kinks