What Happened on March 13, 1965

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Eight Days a Week" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks

Music History

British guitarist Eric Clapton quits the Yardbirds due to the band moving away from traditional blues; Jeff Beck becomes his replacement

Famous Deaths

  • Corrado Gini, Italian statistician (b. 1884)
  • Fan S. Noli, Albanian bishop, poet, and politician (b. 1882)
  • George C─âlinescu, Romanian author (Lauda Lucrorilor), dies at 65
  • Vittorio Jano, Italian automobile designer, dies at 73

About March 13, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 12 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: The Last Time - The Rolling Stones