On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • "Vinland Map" is introduced by Yale University as being the first known map of America, drawn about 1440

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

The Supremes appear on the Ed Sullivan Show

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Perriman, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Chris Penn, American actor (The Wild Life), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Rebecca Pidgeon, British-American actress, singer and songwriter, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Steve Scalise, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Toshi, Japanese singer (X Japan), born in Tateyama, Chiba, Japan
1965 Highlights

About October 10, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra