What Happened on September 16, 1965

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleveland Indians, 2-0

Music History

British singer Davie Jones changes his stage name to "David Bowie" to avoid confusion with the Monkee of the same name

  • Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Katy Kurtzman, American actress (Lindsay-Dynasty), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Lorne Spicer, British TV presenter, born in Upminster, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Ahn Eak-tai, Korean cellist, composer (Aegukga - national anthem of South Korea), and conductor, dies at 58
  • Fred Quimby, American Academy Award-winning animated film producer (Tom and Jerry cartoons), dies of a heart attack at 79
1965 Highlights

About September 16, 1965

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 14 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