What Happened on May 12, 1965

Historical Events

  • Israel and West Germany establish diplomatic relations with an exchange of letters

Music History

The Rolling Stones record their smash hit single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Famous Birthdays

  • Stacy Wilson, Canadian ice hockey forward and captain of Team Canada (Silver medal, Olympics 1998), born in Moncton, New Brunswick

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Vailland, French author (DrĂ´le de jeu, La loi) and screenwriter, dies at 57
1965 Highlights

About May 12, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  • UK #1 Song: King Of The Road - Roger Miller