What Happened on November 22, 1965

Historical Events

Film & TV History

"Miss Goodall and the Wild Chimpanzees" broadcast on CBS, watched by 25 million, brings Jane Goodall to international attention

Boxing Title Fight

In his second title defense, Muhammad Ali scores 12th-round KO of Floyd Patterson at Las Vegas Convention Center to retain his world heavyweight boxing championship

  • Mitch Leigh, and Joe Darion's musical "Man of La Mancha", starring Richard Kiley opens at ANTA Washington Square Theater, NYC; runs for 2329 performances, wins 5 Tony Awards
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Allen, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mads Mikkelsen, Danish actor (The Hunt), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mike Benjamin, Euclid Ohio, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Peter Safran, British-born American film producer and talent agent
  • R Duncan Douglas, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in NYC, New York
  • Sen Dog [Senen Reyes], Cuban-American rapper (Cypress Hill), born in Pinar del Río, Cuba
Born in 1965

Famous Weddings

Bob Dylan

American folk singer Bob Dylan (24) weds American model and actress Sara Lowndes (26); divorce in 1977

About November 22, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Hear A Symphony - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: The Carnival Is Over - Seekers