What Happened on July 7, 1965

Historical Events

Music Recording

Otis Redding records the song "Respect" at Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee; it later becomes a signature piece for Aretha Franklin

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
Born in 1965

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? 57 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Alive - The Hollies