On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1965

Historical Events

  • Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power
  • Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Hirst, English artist, born in Bristol, England
  • Mick Foley, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJudy Holliday

Judy Holliday, American comedienne and actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies of cancer at 43

Actress Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday
  • Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59
  • Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
1965 Highlights

About June 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini