What Happened on March 20, 1965

Historical Events

  • 10th Eurovision Song Contest: France Gall of Luxembourg wins singing "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" written by Serge Gainsbourg in Naples
  • 27th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Michigan, 91-80; Bruins' back-to-back National titles; Gail Goodrich 42 points

Historic Publication

Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"

  • Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 v NZ at Delhi
  • Wales misses out on a 4th Grand Slam after losing to France, 22-13 at Stade Colombes, Paris despite winning the Five Nations Rugby Championship
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
Born in 1965

About March 20, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 2 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