What Happened on January 15, 1965

Historical Events

  • Brunswick Records releases the single "I Can't Explain" by British rockers "The Who" in the UK, their 1st after changing their band name

NBA Record

One of the biggest trades in NBA history; San Francisco Warriors send Wilt Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers for Connie Dierking, Lee Shaffer, Paul Neumann and cash

  • Soviet underground nuclear test creates the atomic lake Chagan, Kazakhstan
  • Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Hopkins, American boxer, born in Pennsylvania
  • Derek B, British rapper (Bullet From A Gun), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2009)
  • James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor, born in Ballymena, United Kingdom
  • Maurizio Fondriest, Italian cyclist, born in Cles, Italy
  • Michael Clemons, American CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts), born in Dunedin, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Ngendandumwe, premier of Burundi, murdered
1965 Highlights

About January 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Come See About Me - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Yeh Yeh - Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames