What Happened on September 30, 1965

Historical Events

TV Show Appearance

Donovan's 1st US TV appearance (Shindig)

Sports History

LA Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts


Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Madigan, American comedian, born in Florissant, Missouri
  • Omid Djalili, British stand-up comedian, actor of Iranian heritage, born in Chelsea, London

Famous Deaths

  • E. E. Smith, American food engineer and sci-fi author (Triplanetary), dies at 75
1965 Highlights

About September 30, 1965

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
  • UK #1 Song: Tears - Ken Dodd