What Happened in July 1965

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Dutch clubs Sportclub Enschede & Enschedese Boys merge to form FC Twente '65 FC (2009-10 Eredivisie champions)
  • Jul 1 KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Jul 1 Kinderstraf trial starts

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson scores second consecutive title win over fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • Jul 2 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles
  • Jul 3 USSR and Persia sign dam building and 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 US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Carol Mann wins by 2 shots from fellow American Kathy Cornelius
  • 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 British Open Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian Peter Thomson Peter Thomson wins his 5th Claret Jug, 2 strokes clear of runners-up Brian Huggett and Christy O'Connor Snr
  • 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"

Event of interestEvent 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 13 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota
  • 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, Florida (ABC) begins
  • 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 and Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact

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Jul 22 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Home as leader of the British Conservative party

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath
British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home
British Prime Minister
Alec Douglas-Home
  • 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

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Jul 24 Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • Jul 24 Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts
  • Jul 25 Bob Dylan is booed by sections of the crowd at the Newport Folk Festival for performing with an electric guitar, beginning of folk-rock
  • Jul 26 Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • Jul 27 Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government

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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

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 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

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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 advertising banned on British TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Gary Schofield, British Rugby League five-eighth (Great Britain 46, England 3 caps), born in Leeds, England
  • Jul 3 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Jul 3 Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 3 Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 3 Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Jul 3 Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jul 4 Eva Dahllöf, Swedish golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th), born in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
  • Jul 4 Harvey Grant, American NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jul 4 John Frawley, Australian tennis star, born in Redcliffe, Australia
  • Jul 4 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 4 Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 British Open-7th)
  • Jul 4 Jo Whiley, English radio DJ
  • Jul 5 Lucy Han, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 5 Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
  • Jul 5 Kathryn Erbe, American actress
  • Jul 6 Glenn Scarpelli, actor (Alex-One Day At a Time, Fantasy), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jul 6 Tim Camargo, American jockey, born in Kennewick, Washington
  • Jul 7 Paula Devicq, Canadian actress
  • Jul 7 Mo Collins, American actress
  • Jul 7 Jeremy Kyle, English radio and television presenter (The Jeremy Kyle Show), born in Berkshire, England
  • Jul 8 Corey Parker, American actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 8 Lee Tergesen, American actor
  • Jul 9 Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • Jul 9 Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • Jul 9 David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • Jul 9 Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)
  • Jul 10 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Scott Michael McCarron, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 10 Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
  • Jul 10 Ken Mellons, American singer
  • Jul 10 Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
  • Jul 11 Tony Cottee, English footballer
  • Jul 11 Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • Jul 11 Scott Shriner, American musician (Weezer)
  • Jul 12 Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower)
  • Jul 12 Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jul 12 Robin Wilson, American rocker (Gin Blossoms), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 12 Russ Bertram, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 12 Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
  • Jul 14 Reina Olea, female jockey
  • Jul 15 Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
  • Jul 15 Scott Livingstone, infielder (San Diego Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 15 Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany
  • Jul 15 David Miliband, British politician
  • Jul 16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Jul 16 Claude Lemieux, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado), born in Buckingham, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 17 Alex Winter, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure), born in London, England
  • Jul 17 Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 17 Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor
  • Jul 18 Robert Holland, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • Jul 19 Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 19 Evelyn Glennie, Scottish percussionist
  • Jul 19 Stuart Scott, American sportscaster
  • Jul 20 Stone Gossard, musician with Pearl Jam
  • Jul 21 Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
  • Jul 21 Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Jul 21 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Jul 22 Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jul 22 Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • Jul 22 Patrick Labyorteaux American actor (Heathers, Yes Man, Little House on Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 22 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 23 Brett Faryniarz, American NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Carmichael, California
  • Jul 23 Slash [Saul Hudson], English-American rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine), born in London, England
  • Jul 24 Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Jul 24 Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jul 24 Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jul 24 Kadeem Hardison, New York, American actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man)
  • Jul 24 Doug Liman, American film director
  • Jul 25 Illeana Douglas, American actress (Picture Perfect, To Die For, Hacks), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Jul 25 Marty Brown, American country singer (Wildest Dreams), born in Maceo, Kentucky
  • Jul 25 Torey Lovullo, American baseball infielder (Oakland A's), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 26 Jeremy Piven, American actor and producer (Entourage, Serendipity), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Jennifer Ashe, actress (As the World Turns)
  • Jul 26 Jim Lindberg, American musician (Pennywise), born in Hermosa Beach, California
  • Jul 27 José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer, born in Luque, Paraguay
  • Jul 28 Priscilla Chan, Hong Kong singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Jul 28 Delfeayo Marsalis, American jazz musician, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jul 29 Doug Burden, rower (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • Jul 29 Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jul 29 Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 29 Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jul 29 Chang-Rae Lee, Korean-born author
  • Jul 30 Tex [Anthony] Axile, English rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen), born in Crawley, Sussex, England
  • Jul 30 Tim Munton, English cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Jul 31 Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)

Person of interestJ. K. Rowling

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

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
  • Jul 31 Julian Richards, British film director (Queen Sacrifice), born in Newport, Wales

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 15 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

  • Jul 1 Claude Thornhill, composer, dies at 55
  • Jul 1 Wally Hammond, England cricket batsman (7,249 Test runs @ 58.45), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Jul 2 Theodora E "Betsy" Ranucci-Beckmann, actress (Klatergoud), dies at 88
  • Jul 3 Trigger, horse (Roy Rogers), dies at 25
  • Jul 5 Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (b. 1909)
  • Jul 7 Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
  • Jul 7 Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (1954-55), dies at 70
  • Jul 10 Jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66
  • Jul 11 Ray Collins, American actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie), dies at 75

Person of interestAdlai Stevenson II

Jul 14 Adlai Stevenson II, US ambassador to UN (1961-65), Governor of Illinois (1949-53) and Democratic presidential candidate (1952, 56), dies at 65

US Politician and Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson II
US Politician and Presidential Candidate
Adlai Stevenson II
  • Jul 15 Francis Cherry, American politician (b. 1908)
  • Jul 17 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 18 Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, Russian composer, dies at 64

Person of interestSyngman Rhee

Jul 19 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
  • Jul 19 Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer and actor (Africa Screams, The Big Cage), dies from cancer at 62
  • Jul 24 Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59
  • Jul 24 Irene Browne, actress (Peg O' My Heart), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jul 27 Henri Daniel-Rops, French writer and historian (b. 1901)
  • Jul 28 Maurice Yvain, composer, dies at 74
  • Jul 28 Minor Watson, American actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid), dies at 75
  • Jul 28 Edogawa Ranpo, Japanese author (b. 1894)
  • Jul 30 Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79
  • Jul 30 Alan Washbond, American 2-man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 65
  • Jul 31 James Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75