What Happened on March 2, 1965

Historical Events

  • Montcalm Community College founded in Sidney, Mich

Film Premiere

One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, premieres (Academy Awards Best Picture - 1966)

  • US Air Force begins Operation Rolling Thunder, a three year sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Lembit Öpik, British politician

Ron GantRon Gant (57 years old)

American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1992, 95; Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (WAGA-TV, co-host 'Good Day Atlanta', born in Victoria, Texas

  • Wolfgang Muthspiel, Austrian jazz guitarist, born in Judenburg, Austria
1965 Highlights

About March 2, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Girl - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Never Find Another You - Seekers