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

Judy HollidayJudy Holliday (1921-1965)

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

  • Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
1965 Highlights

About June 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Back In My Arms Again - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Long Live Love - Sandie Shaw