What Happened on September 11, 1965

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "Help!" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

Bashar al-AssadBashar al-Assad (57 years old)

President of Syria (2000-), born in Damascus, Syria

  • Graeme Obree, Scottish racing cyclist (World Hour Record 1993, 94; World C'ships gold 4000m pursuit 1993, 95), born in Nuneaton, England
  • John Schofield, British BBC journalist (shot and killed reporting in Croatia) (d. 1995)
  • Moby [Richard Hall], American musician (Play; 18), born in Harlem, New York City
  • Paul Heyman, American entertainment producer and wrestling manager, born in Westchester County, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph C. Smedley, American Founder of Toastmasters International, dies at 87
1965 Highlights

About September 11, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Help! - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones