What Happened on July 24, 1965

Historical Events

Sports History

Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets

Flora, the Red Menace

John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "Flora, the Red Menace", Their first collaboration stars Liza Minnelli (19) in her Broadway debut, closes at Alvin Theater, NYC, after 87 performances and a Tony Award for Liza

  • Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Brian Blades, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1989; Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Doug Liman, American film director (The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow), born in NYC, New York
  • Joe Oliver, American MLB catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Kadeem Hardison, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man), born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Bennett, American actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
  • Irene Browne, English actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69

About July 24, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Tambourine Man - Byrds