On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious", from the film "Mary Poppin" hits #66
  • Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1
  • Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champ

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Watson, American comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77
  • Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (b. 1882)
  • Heinrich Barth, Swiss philosopher (Das Sein in der Zeit), dies
1965 Highlights

About May 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Long Live Love - Sandie Shaw