On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1965

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

Otis Redding records "Respect"

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Kyle, English radio and television presenter (The Jeremy Kyle Show), born in Berkshire, England
  • Mo Collins, American actress, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Paula Devicq, Canadian actress, born in Edmonton, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
  • Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (1954-55), dies at 70
1965 Highlights

About July 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer