On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
  • Morio Shigematsu of Japan runs world record marathon (2:12:00) in the Polytechnic Marathon in London, England

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Sonny and Cher make their 1st TV appearance in "American Bandstand"

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Goddess of Pop
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  • South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier
  • The Beatles are awarded a MBE

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • Cathy Tyson, English actress (Serpant & Rainbow), born in Liverpool, England
  • Cindy Lee Berryhill, American singer and songwriter (Baby), born in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California
  • Filip Topol, Czech singer-songwriter (Psí vojáci - Dog Soldiers), born in Prague (d. 2013)
  • Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
1965 Highlights

About June 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini