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

1965 History

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
Born in 1965

About October 10, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yesterday - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Tears - Ken Dodd