What Happened on July 1, 1965

Historical Events

  • Dutch soccer clubs Sportclub Enschede & Enschedese Boys merge to form FC Twente '65 FC (2009-10 Eredivisie champions)
  • Kinderstraf trial starts
  • KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Fogarty, English motorbike racer (4x World Superbike champion), born in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Gary Schofield, British Rugby League five-eighth (Great Britain 46, England 3 caps), born in Leeds, England
  • Teddy McCarthy, Irish hurler (2 x All-Ireland Titles; Cork; Sarsfields GAA) and Gaelic footballer (2 x All-Ireland Titles; Cork; Glanmire GFC), born in Glanmire, Ireland (d. 2023)
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Thornhill, American pianist, arranger (Andre Kostelanetz; Tony Bennett), composer ("Snowfall"), and bandleader ("A Sunday Kind of Love"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Wally Hammond, England cricket batsman (7,249 Test runs @ 58.45), dies of a heart attack at 62

About July 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - Four Tops
  • UK #1 Song: Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley