On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1965

Historical Events

NHL All-Star Game

19th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 5-2; MVP: Henri Richard, Montreal, C

  • Beatles receive a gold record for "Yesterday"
  • Mass arrests of communists in Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Hennings, American NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Elberon, Iowa
  • Mikhail Shtalenkov, Russian NHL goalie (Team Russia, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Norman Blake, Scottish musician (Teenage Fanclub), born in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire
  • William Zabka, American actor (The Karate Kid), born in New York City
1965 Highlights

About October 20, 1965

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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