What Happened on November 8, 1965

Historical Events

  • British Indian Ocean Territory formed
  • US soap opera "Days of Our Lives" premieres
  • Vietnam War: US, Australian and New Zealand forces launch Operation Hump, a search-and-destroy operation near Bien Hoa in South Vietnam
1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Chester, American actor and screenwriter, born in West Covina, California
  • Jeff Blauser, American infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Los Gatos, California
  • Mike Peluso, American NHL left wing (NJ Devils), born in Pengilly, Minnesota
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913)

About November 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones