What Happened on May 9, 1965

Historical Events

  • Luna 5 launched (USSR) 1st attempt to soft land on Moon (fails)
  • The Beatles attend a Bob Dylan concert, at the Royal Albert Hall in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Nomura, Japanese auto racer (D1 Grand Prix 2006, 08 runner-up), born in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Steve Yzerman (58 years old)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (13th Chancellor of Austria), dies at 62

About May 9, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 4 months and 24 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