What Happened on July 30, 1965

Historical Events

  • Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

Music History

Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Historic Event

LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966

  • Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Munton, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; Warwickshire), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Washbond, American 2-man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 65
  • Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79
1965 Highlights

About July 30, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 30 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: Help! - The Beatles