Historical Events in June 1965

  • Jun 1 A Penzias & R Wilson detect 3°K primordial background radiation
  • Jun 1 coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
  • Jun 2 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 (Ganges R India)
  • Jun 3 Gemini 4 launched; 2nd US 2-man flight (McDivitt & White)
  • Jun 5 "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
  • Jun 5 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6
  • Jun 5 Lopez Arellano becomes president of Honduras
  • Jun 6 Rolling Stones release single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
  • Jun 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational
  • Jun 6 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
  • Jun 7 Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • Jun 7 Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power
  • Jun 7 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • Jun 7 The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.
  • Jun 8 A's draft Rick Monday #1
  • Jun 8 US troops ordered to fight offensively in Vietnam
  • Jun 8 USSR launches Luna 6; it missed the Moon by 99,000 miles
  • Jun 9 Frenchman, Machal Jazy, runs record mile in 3:53.6
  • Jun 10 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dong Xoai begins.
  • 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 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