On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1965

Historical Events

Historic Event

LBJ's "Great Society" State of the Union Address

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Gibbons, English singer (Portishead), born in Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Cait O'Riordan, British musician (The Pogues), born in Lagos, Nigeria
  • Craig Revel Horwood, Australian-English dancer and judge (Strictly Come Dancing), born in Ballarat, Australia
  • David Glasper, Welsh rock singer (Breathe - "Hands To Heaven"), born in Cardigan, Wales
  • Guy Forget, French tennis player (ATP Tour Finals 1990; France Davis Cup 1991, 96; Fed Cup/Davis Cup captain; Director French Open), born in Casablanca, Morocco
  • Jergus Baca, Liptovsky Mikulas CZE, IHL defenseman (Team Slovakia 98)
  • John Jackson, American NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Julia Ormond, English actress (Sabrina, Legends of the Fall), born in London, England
  • Kevin Wickander, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Mitch Booth, Australian tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Rick Hearst, American actor (General Hospital), born in Howard Beach, New York
  • Yvan Attal, French actor and director, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Famous Deaths

T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot, American-born British poet (The Waste Land) and Nobel laureate (1948), dies in London at 76

1965 Highlights

About January 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Feel Fine - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: I Feel Fine - The Beatles