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 (animals in formaldehyde artworks), 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
Actress
Judy Holliday
  • Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
1965 Highlights

About June 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini