I became a Charter Student at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby and graduated four years later. The University is hosting its 50th year celebration today, and I am looking forward to renewing some old friendships and catching up.
When I was at the University I was a member of the first Student Newspaper and the first Student Government. In the music world a lot was going on as well.
To remember 1965 As time goes by, music editor has put together a great column on the music of the year. If you are an early Boomer, like me, you will love this post. His post is here:
He starts off the post with this information.
Dennis Lehane was born
Jefferson Airplane made their début (In the Spring of 1966, in my role as Cultural Director at SFU, I booked this group to play at the University, but the concert was not as big a hit as I thought it would be, probably because this group were not as well known as they were later in the year.)
Days of our Lives made its first appearance
The first concert was staged at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco
How to Murder Your Wife was released
Ronni Bennett got married
Essendon were premiers