What Happened on June 19, 1965

Historical Events

  • Algerian coup under colonel Houari Boumedienne, pres Ben Bella fired
  • KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
  • Sadie Frost, English actress

Famous Weddings

Joni Mitchell

Canadian folk singer-songwriter Joni Anderson (henceforth known as Joni Mitchell) weds American folk singer Chuck Mitchell in Port Huron, Michigan; divorce in 1967

Bob Pettit

NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana


Famous Deaths

  • James Collip, Canadian biochemist and physiologist (insulin), dies at 72
1965 Highlights

About June 19, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
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: I'm Alive - The Hollies