June 1965 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 5 "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
  • Jun 6 Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • Jun 12 "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • Jun 12 "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • Jun 12 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • Jun 12 The Beatles are awarded a MBE
  • Jun 14 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jun 14 John Lennon's second book "A Spaniard in the Works" is published

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseMusic Recording

Jun 15 Bob Dylan records single "Like a Rolling Stone" (#1 in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time")

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 Mike Gordon, American musician
  • Jun 3 Jeff Blumenkrantz, American composer and actor
  • Jun 5 Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • Jun 6 David Whyte, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Jun 8 Rob Pilatus, German model and dancer (Milli Vanilli, Girl You Know It's True), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Jun 11 Giola Bruno, rocker (Expose)
  • Jun 12 Cindy Lee Berryhill, American singer and songwriter (Baby), born in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 12 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer
  • Jun 13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer
  • Jun 14 Trina Shoemaker, American mixer, record producer, and sound engineer (Queens of the Stone Age, Sheryl Crow), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Jun 17 David Longdon, English progressive rock musician (Big Big Train), born in Nottingham, England
  • Jun 23 Paul Arthurs, British guitarist (Oasis)
  • Jun 29 Barry D, [Iain Bakker], English pop musician (Jesus Jones)
  • Jun 29 Tripp Eisen, American musician

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 18 Actress and singer Rita Moreno (33) weds cardiologist Leonard Gordon

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 Country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59
  • Jun 14 Guido Guerrini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 18 George Melachrino, composer, dies at 56
  • Jun 20 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
  • Jun 28 Red Nichols, American musician (b. 1905)