What Happened on September 18, 1965

Historical Events

Television Premiere

Mel Brooks and Buck Henry's spy spoof sitcom "Get Smart" starring Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt, debuts on NBC-TV

Sports History

Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Television Premiere

TV sitcom "I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC


Famous Birthdays

  • Uğur Şahin, German immunologist (BioNTech - created 1st mRNA-based vaccine for COVID-19), born in İskenderun, Turkey
1965 Highlights

About September 18, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Help! - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Make It Easy On Yourself - Walker Brothers