What Happened on October 1, 1965

Historical Events

  • Failed coup under lt col Untung in Indonesia
  • France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Reason, Australian journalist
  • Cindy Margolis, American model and actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Cliff Ronning, Canadian NHL center (1,137 NHL games; Vancouver Canucks, Nashville Predators), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mia Mottley, Barbadian politician, Prime Minister of Barbados (2018-), born in Barbados
  • Ted King, American Actor
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Edward E "Doc" Smith, American sci-fi writer (Subspace encounter), dies at 75
  • Gareth Hughes, Welsh actor (Midnight Girl), dies at 71

About October 1, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
  • UK #1 Song: Tears - Ken Dodd