What Happened on January 27, 1965

Historical Events

  • 1st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite
  • Groundbreaking for "Dragon Gateway" at Grant Avenue

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
  • Igor Matoushkin, NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Mike Newell, English soccer striker (Blackburn Rovers) and manager (Luton Town), born in Liverpool, England
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Theo Uden Masman, Dutch big band orchestra leader (The Ramblers), dies at 63

About January 27, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Downtown - Petula Clark
  • UK #1 Song: Go Now - The Moody Blues