What Happened in 1965 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 679

  • 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 Beatles are awarded MBE
  • Jun 12 Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 12 Sonny & Cher make their 1st TV appearance in "American Bandstand"

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
  • Jun 12 South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier
  • Jun 12 Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
  • Jun 13 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses & Fiddler on the Roof win
  • Jun 13 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • Jun 14 Beatles release album "Beatles VI"
  • Jun 14 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits NY Mets but loses in 11, 1-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 14 John Lennon's 2nd 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 "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • Jun 15 Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts
  • Jun 15 South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products
  • Jun 17 11.08" (28.14 cm) of rainfall, Holly, Colorado (state 24-hour record)
  • Jun 17 1st bombing by B-52 (50 km north of Saigon)
  • Jun 17 Kinks arrive in NYC beginning their 1st US tour
  • Jun 19 Algerian coup under colonel Houari Boumedienne, pres Ben Bella fired
  • Jun 19 KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia
  • Jun 20 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 21 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player
  • Jun 22 Freddie Trueman ends his Test cricket career, v NZ at Lord's
  • Jun 25 Gyula Kallai succeeds Janos Kádár as premier of Hungary
  • Jun 25 15th Berlin International Film Festival: "Alphaville" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 26 Wallon party forms in Belgium
  • Jun 27 Carol Mann wins LPGA Carling Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 28 1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Jun 28 Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
  • Jun 29 USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15
  • Jun 30 NFL grants Atlanta Falcons a franchise
  • Jul 1 FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • Jul 1 KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 1 Kinderstraf trial starts

Sport awardTennis Open

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

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

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

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jul 11 Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion
  • Jul 11 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open
  • Jul 13 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
  • Jul 14 Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)
  • Jul 14 Israeli/Jordanian border fights
  • Jul 14 US Mariner IV, 1st Mars probe, passes at 6,100 miles (9,800 km)
  • Jul 14 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • Jul 15 "Mariner IV" sends back 1st pictures of Mars
  • Jul 15 Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece
  • Jul 16 Mont Blanc Road tunnel between France & Italy opens
  • Jul 17 WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (ABC) begins
  • Jul 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
  • Jul 18 Zond 3 launched to fly by Moon, enters solar orbit
  • Jul 19 Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before"
  • Jul 20 18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)
  • Jul 20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • Jul 21 Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact
  • Jul 22 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Home as leader of British Conservative party
  • Jul 23 The Beatles' "Help" is released in UK
  • Jul 23 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
  • Jul 24 "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • Jul 24 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"
  • Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • Jul 24 Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
  • Jul 25 Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electric guitar at Newport Folk Festival
  • Jul 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • Jul 26 Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • Jul 27 Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government
  • Jul 27 President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking
  • Jul 28 LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam (total of 125,000)
  • Jul 29 Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • Jul 29 Gemini 5 returned after 12d 7h 11m 53s
  • Jul 29 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • Jul 29 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 30 Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington
  • Jul 30 LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966
  • Jul 30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants
  • Jul 31 Cigarette advertsing banned on British TV
  • Aug 1 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
  • Aug 2 Morley Safer's sends 1st Vietnam report indicating the US is losing
  • Aug 4 Cook Islands enters into free association with New Zealand
  • Aug 5 Dave Marr wins PGA title
  • Aug 5 Jeff Coffin, Massachusetts, musician (Bela Fleck & the Flecktones)
  • Aug 6 32nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 24, All-Stars 16 (68,000)
  • Aug 6 Beatles release "Help" album in UK
  • Aug 6 Pakistani soldiers crossed the Line of Control into Kashmir
  • Aug 6 US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Aug 7 Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore signs a separation agreement with Malaysia, after 2 years of political union

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew
  • Aug 8 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
  • Aug 9 Fire in Titan II silo in Searcy Arkansas, 53 die

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,029

  • Apr 16 Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
  • Apr 16 Gerardo [Mejía], Ecuadorian American rapper, born in Guayaquil
  • Apr 16 Jon Cryer, actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 16 Martin Lawrence, American comedian (Martin), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence
  • Apr 16 Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong actor and director
  • Apr 17 William Mapother, American actor
  • Apr 17 Yoshiki Kuroda, Japanese urban planner
  • Apr 18 Diana Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 18 Sylvia Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 18 Vicky Villegas, rocker (Triplets)
  • Apr 18 Rob Stenders, Dutch radio discjockey
  • Apr 19 Natalie Dessay, French soprano
  • Apr 19 Suge Knight, American record producer
  • Apr 20 Jim Terrell, sprint canoe (Olympics-96), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 20 Kostas Hatzidakis, Greek politician
  • Apr 20 Adrian Fernández, Mexican racing driver
  • Apr 21 Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Apr 21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Apr 21 Karen Foster, Lufkin Tx, playmate (Oct, 1989)
  • Apr 21 Fiona Kelleghan, American academic and critic
  • Apr 22 Lauri Hendler, actress (Julie - Gimme a Break), born in Ft Belvoir, Virgina
  • Apr 22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 23 Donna Weinbrecht, skier (Olympic-gold)
  • Apr 24 Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 24 Son Chang Min, South Korean actor
  • Apr 25 Denis Perez, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Apr 25 Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
  • Apr 25 Eric Avery, American musician (Jane's Addiction, Deconstruction, Polar Bear)
  • Apr 26 Kevin James, American comedian
  • Apr 27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Oly-bronze-1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 28 Steven Blum, American voice actor
  • Apr 29 Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
  • Apr 30 Adrian Pasdar, Pittsfield Mass, actor (C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun)
  • Apr 30 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)
  • May 1 Jon Warren, 1.5k runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 3 Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian
  • May 3 Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish footballer
  • May 4 Adri Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • May 5 Paul Frase, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
  • May 6 Paul Frase, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 6 Tim Simpson, Nike golfer (1985 Southern Open), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, cricketer
  • May 7 Reuben Davis, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 7 Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • May 9 Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot, rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Distance)
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada, Detroit), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • May 9 Ken Nomura, Japanese racing driver
  • May 9 Janu Tornell, American model and Survivor contestant
  • May 10 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • May 10 Linda Evangelista, St Catherines Canada, supermodel (Elite)
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • May 10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • May 11 Greg Dulli, American musician
  • May 11 Monsour del Rosario, Filipino martial artist and actor
  • May 12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
  • May 13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • May 13 José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (d. 2006)
  • May 13 Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
  • May 13 Tasmin Little, English violinist
  • May 13 Lari White, American country music singer
  • May 13 Natalie Massenet, entrepreneur and founder of Net-a-Porter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympics-bronze-92/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 14 Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • May 14 Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 14 Eoin Colfer, Irish writer
  • May 15 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 15 Glen Hnatiuk, Selkirk Manitoba, Nike golfer (1992 Mississippi Gulf)
  • May 15 Jeff Rochlin, American actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 15 Raí, Brazilian footballer
  • May 16 Brent Jasmer, Portland Oregon, actor (Sly-Bold & Beautiful)
  • May 16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics-96)
  • May 16 Krist Novoselic, American bassist (Nirvana)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 17 Trent Reznor, American musician (9 Inch Nails) and film score composer, born in Mercer, Pennsylvania

Musician Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor
  • May 17 Richard Baumhammers, American spree killer
  • May 18 Erik Hanson, MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • May 18 Rufus Porter, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 18 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (d. 1995)
  • May 19 Edward Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
  • May 19 Joshua Rifkind, actor (Marshall Chronicles)
  • May 19 Maile Flanagan, American actress
  • May 20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • May 20 Fia Porter, Mexia Tx, actress (Audrey Ames-One Life to Live)
  • May 20 Joe Cioe, Cranston RI, Canadian Tour golfer (NH Open-1992, 93)
  • May 20 Todd Stottlemyre, Yakima WA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals, Blue Jays)
  • May 20 Ted Allen, American television host
  • May 23 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 23 Lilian Drescher, Venezuela, tennis star
  • May 23 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • May 23 Tom Tykwer, German film director
  • May 23 Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • May 24 Chris Jorgis, Palo Alto California, US badminton player (Olympic-92)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 24 John C. Reilly, American actor (Chicago, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings

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Famous Deaths

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