What Happened on June 15, 1965

Historical Events

Music Recording

Bob Dylan records single "Like a Rolling Stone" (#1 in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time")

Baseball Record

Detroit pitcher Denny McLain in relief strikes out first 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings in Tigers 6-5 win over Boston Red Sox; Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts

  • South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Smith, American politician (D-Wash), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Annelies Bredael, Belgian rower
  • Carrie Mitchum, actress (Donna-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902
  • Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), dies from acute infectious edema at 48
1965 Highlights

About June 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - Four Tops
  • UK #1 Song: Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley