On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1965

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominik Hašek, Czech Hockey Hall of Fame goalie (Olympic gold 1998, 2-time NHL MVP), born in Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • Tim Johnson, American pastor and NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Sarasota, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader and impresario (Crazy Passage Show), dies at 72
  • John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), dies of heart attack at 52
  • Michał Spisak, Polish composer (Hymne Olympique), dies at 50
1965 Highlights

About January 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Downtown - Petula Clark
  • UK #1 Song: You've Lost That Loving Feelin' - Righteous Brothers