On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
  • 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6
  • Lopez Arellano becomes president of Honduras

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • Karen Sillas, American actress (Prime Suspect), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Lester Matthews, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 64
1965 Highlights

About June 5, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini