On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1965

Historical Events

  • WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, Florida (ABC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Winter, English actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure), born in London, England
  • Ken Evraire, Canadian CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor, born in Carabanchel, Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, dies at 57
1965 Highlights

About July 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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