What Happened on February 22, 1965

Historical Events

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's television musical "Cinderella", starring Lesley Ann Warren and Stuart Damon, with Pat Carroll and Celeste Holm, premieres on CBS-TV
  • USSR launches Kosmos 57 into earth orbit (Voskhod Test)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Dudley, American NBA center, 1987-2003 (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, and 3 other teams), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Dean Karr, American photographer, album cover designer, and music video and television advertisement director, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Joe Reekie, Canadian NHL defenseman, 1985-2002 (Buffalo Sabres, Washington Capitals, and 3 other teams), born in Victoria, British Columbia

Pat LaFontainePat LaFontaine (58 years old)

American NHL center, 1983-98 (NY Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Frankfurter, American jurist and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1939-62), dies of congestive heart failure at 82

About February 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Never Find Another You - Seekers