What Happened in July 1965

Historical Events

  • 1st FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • 1st KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1st Kinderstraf trial starts

Sport awardTennis Open

2nd 79th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

3rd 72nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno (6-4 7-5)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • 3rd Phillies Dick Allen & Frank Thomas get into a fight during practice
  • 3rd USSR & Persia sign dam building & economic aid pact
  • 3rd Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act
  • 4th 20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann
  • 6th Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
  • 7th Otis Redding records "Respect"
  • 8th Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game
  • 9th 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
  • 9th John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
  • 9th Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH
  • 10th Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
  • 10th Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

11th Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion
  • 11th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open
  • 13th 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
  • 13th All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
  • 14th Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)
  • 14th Israeli/Jordanian border fights
  • 14th US Mariner IV, 1st Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)
  • 14th 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • 15th "Mariner IV" sends back 1st pictures of Mars
  • 15th Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece
  • 16th Mont Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens
  • 17th WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
  • 18th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
  • 18th Zond 3 launched to fly by Moon, enters solar orbit
  • 19th Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before"
  • 20th 18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)
  • 20th NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • 21st Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact
  • 22nd Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Home as leader of British Conservative party
  • 23rd The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • 23rd Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
  • 24th "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances

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24th Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • 24th Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • 24th Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
  • 25th Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electric guitar at Newport Folk Festival
  • 25th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • 26th Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • 27th Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government

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27th President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 28th LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
  • 29th Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • 29th Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
  • 29th Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • 29th USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 30th Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

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30th Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • 30th LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966
  • 30th Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants
  • 31st Cigarette advertsing banned on British TV

Famous Birthdays

  • 1st Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)
  • 3rd Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 3rd Bobby Gage, Winsted CA, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Wichita Open-16th)
  • 3rd Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • 3rd Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • 3rd Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 3rd Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • 4th Eva Dahllof, Ornskoldsvik Sweden, golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th)
  • 4th Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)
  • 4th John Frawley, Australia, tennis star
  • 4th Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 4th Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 British Open-7th)
  • 4th Jo Whiley, English radio DJ
  • 5th Lucy Han, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 5th Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
  • 5th Kathryn Erbe, American actress
  • 6th Glenn Scarpelli, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 6th Tim Camargo, American jockey, born in Kennewick, Washington
  • 7th Paula Devicq, Canadian actress
  • 7th Mo Collins, American actress
  • 8th Corey Parker, actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd), born in NYC, New York
  • 8th Lee Tergesen, American actor
  • 9th Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • 9th Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • 9th David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • 9th Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
  • 10th Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 10th Scott Michael McCarron, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd), born in Sacramento, California
  • 10th Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
  • 10th Ken Mellons, American singer
  • 10th Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
  • 11th Tony Cottee, English footballer
  • 11th Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • 11th Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
  • 12th Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower)
  • 12th Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • 12th Robin Wilson, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
  • 12th Russ Bertram, diver (Olympics-96), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 12th Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
  • 14th Reina Olea, female jockey
  • 15th Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
  • 15th Scott Livingstone, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 15th David Miliband, British politician
  • 16th Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 16th Claude Lemieux, Buckingham Que, NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado)
  • 17th Alex Winter, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure), born in London, England
  • 17th Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 17th Craig Morgan, American singer
  • 17th Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor
  • 18th Robert Holland, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • 18th Yugi Iga, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • 19th Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • 19th Evelyn Glennie, Scottish percussionist
  • 19th Stuart Scott, American sportscaster
  • 20th Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam
  • 21st Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
  • 21st Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 21st Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
  • 22nd Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • 22nd Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • 22nd Patrick Laborteaux, actor (Albert-Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 22nd Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 22nd Patrick Labyorteaux, American actor
  • 23rd Brett Faryniarz, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • 23rd Slash, [Saul Hudson], rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine), born in London, England
  • 24th Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • 24th Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 24th Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 24th Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
  • 24th Doug Liman, American film director
  • 25th Illeana Douglas, Mass, actress (Picture Perfect, To Die For, Hacks)
  • 25th Marty Brown, Owensboro Ky, country singer (Wildest Dreams)
  • 25th Tom Dvorak, Braunschwieg GER, Canada equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • 25th Torey Lovullo, infielder (Oakland A's), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 26th Jeremy Piven, American actor and producer (Entourage, Serendipity), born in NYC, New York
  • 26th Jennifer Ashe, actress (As the World Turns)
  • 26th Jim Lindberg, American musician (Pennywise)
  • 27th José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer
  • 28th Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer
  • 28th Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician
  • 29th Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
  • 29th Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 29th Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
  • 29th Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 29th Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
  • 30th Tex Axile, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • 30th Tim Munton, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)
  • 31st Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 31st Tom Stankowski, Nike golfer, born in Paris, France

Person of interestPerson of Interest

31st J. K. Rowling, English writer (Harry Potter novels), born in Yate, Gloucestershire

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
  • 31st Julian Richards, British film director

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

15th Actress Joan Rivers (32) weds TV producer Edgar Rosenberg

Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host
Joan Rivers

Famous Deaths

  • 1st Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
  • 1st Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies
  • 2nd Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88
  • 3rd Clarence Loomis, composer, dies at 75
  • 3rd Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
  • 5th Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909)
  • 7th Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
  • 7th Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)
  • 10th Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66
  • 11th Ray Collins, actor (Halls of Ivy, Perry Mason), dies at 75
  • 14th Adlai Stevenson, US amb to UN/presidential candidate (D, 1952, 56), dies
  • 15th Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908)
  • 17th Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, dies at 57
  • 18th Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer, dies at 64

Person of interestPerson of Interest

19th Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee
First President of South Korea
Syngman Rhee
  • 24th Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
  • 24th Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69
  • 27th Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
  • 28th Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
  • 28th Minor Watson, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75
  • 28th Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894)
  • 30th Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79
  • 31st James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75