On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1965

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

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


Person of interestT. S. Eliot

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

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot

1965 Highlights

About January 4, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn