On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1965

Historical Events

  • 12th National Film Awards (India): "Charulata" wins the Golden Lotus
  • Indianapolis 500: Scottish F1 driver Jim Clark becomes first foreigner in 49 years to win; only driver in history to win Indy 500 and F1 World C'ship in the same year

Famous Birthdays

  • Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand], 1500/3000 runner, born in Reno, Nevada

Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields, American model/actress (Blue Lagoon, Suddenly Susan), born in NYC, New York

  • Steve White, British session and touring drummer (The Style Council; Paul Weller), born in Southwark, London, England
1965 Highlights

About May 31, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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