What Happened on October 16, 1965

Historical Events

  • "Drat! - The Cat!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • German Titov, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Tom Tolbert, American sports broadcaster (KNBR SF-'The Razor & Mr. T'; NBC, ESPN, ABC) and basketball forward (GS Warriors, Orlando Magic, LA Clippers), born in Long Beach, California

Famous Weddings

  • American singer Leslie Uggams (32) weds her childhood friend and later manager Grahame Pratt in NYC
1965 Highlights

About October 16, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 11 months and 8 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