On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • CBS premiere of WWII sitcom "Hogan's Heroes"
  • WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Singer, American director
  • Guy Picciotto, American musician (Rites of Spring, Fugazi)
  • Kyle Chandler, American actor (Friday Night Lights), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Yuji Naka, Japanese video game programmer

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Tennis star Billie Jean King (21) weds attorney Larry King (20) in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King