What Happened on June 29, 1965

Historical Events

  • USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Jarvis, English cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 21 wickets; Yorkshire CCC), born in Redcar, England
  • Tripp Eisen [Tod Salvador], American musician (Static-X), born in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Ryelandt, Belgian composer (Christus Rex - Christ the King), dies at 95
  • Sidney Marion, American actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
1965 Highlights

About June 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

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