What Happened on March 11, 1965

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Indonesia President Sukarno signs the 'Supersemar' order, giving army commander Lt. Gen. Suharto authority to do whatever he "deemed necessary" to restore order

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Sturmer, American pop-rock singer, songwriter and producer (Jellyfish; Puffy AmiYumi), born in Los Angeles County, California
  • Jesse Jackson, Jr., American politician (US House of Representative from Illinois, 1995-2012), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, British interior designer and television host (Changing Rooms), born in Kensington, London, England
  • Wallace Langham, American actor (The Larry Sanders Show; CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • James Reeb, American minister and civil rights activist, dies from head injuries after being beaten in Selma, Alabama at 38
1965 Highlights

About March 11, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones