On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1965

Historical Events

  • The Who release single "My Generation" in UK
  • US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Timmons, Canadian alt-rock-folk drummer (Cowboy Junkies - "Sweet Jane"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Steven Sweet, American heavy metal artist (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), born in Wadsworth, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Mehdi Am Barka, Moroccan socialist leader, murdered in Paris
1965 Highlights

About October 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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