What Happened on May 15, 1965

Historical Events

  • 90th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Tom Rolfe wins in 1:56.2
  • Canadian Football Players Association organizes
  • Igor Vodic beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • RaĆ­, Brazilian footballer
Born in 1965

Famous Weddings

Martin Scorsese

Director Martin Scorsese (22) weds Laraine Brennan in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies

About May 15, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 8 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: Where Are You Now (My Love) - Jackie Trent