What Happened on May 29, 1965

Historical Events

  • American long jumper Ralph Boston sets then world record 27' 4 3/4" (8.35m) at Modesto, California

French Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Fred Stolle beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 for his first Grand Slam singles title

  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Australian Lesley Turner Bowrey wins her 2nd French singles crown; upsets doubles partner Margaret Smith 6-3, 6-4
  • Phillies Dick Allen hits 529' HR out of Connie Mack Stadium
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Emilio Sánchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jammo Myllys, Finnish hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland
Born in 1965

About May 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Help Me, Rhonda - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Long Live Love - Sandie Shaw