What Happened on June 2, 1965

Historical Events

  • 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges River, India)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Knipfel, American autobiographer and journalist (Slackjaw, Quitting the Nairobi Trio), born in Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Mark Waugh, Australian cricket all-rounder (128 Tests, 20 x 100, HS 153no, 59 wickets; NSWCA, Essex CCC) and broadcaster (Network 10, Fox), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Russ Courtnall, Canadian ice hockey right wing (1,029 NHL games; Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, LA Kings), born in Duncan, British Columbia
  • Steve Waugh, Australian cricket all-rounder, captain (168 Tests, 10,927 runs @ 51.06, 32 x 100, HS 200, 92 wickets; NSWCA, Somerset CCC, Kent CCC), born in Sydney, Australia
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Michotte van den Berck, Belgian experimental psychologist, dies at 83
1965 Highlights

About June 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Help Me, Rhonda - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Long Live Love - Sandie Shaw