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
Born in 1965

Famous Deaths

  • Bill McKechnie, American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates, 1940 Cincinnati Reds) and coach (World Series 1948 Cleveland Indians), dies at 79
  • Mehdi Am Barka, Moroccan socialist leader, murdered in Paris

About October 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Yesterday - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones