What Happened on June 26, 1965

Historical Events

Theatrical Finale

James Baldwin's 1954 stage drama "The Amen Corner" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater, NYC, after 84 performances

  • Wallon party forms in Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Bertil Lindblad, Swedish astronomer (Milky Way system), dies at 69
  • Johan C T Kikkert, painter/etcher/critic, dies at 82
  • Reginald Beckwith, actor/writer (39 Steps, Dr in Love), dies at 56

About June 26, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
  • UK #1 Song: Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley