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MCMLXV

Ab urbe condita 2718
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Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Events[]

January[]

  • January 1 – The ship SS Catala is driven onto the beach in Ocean Shores, Washington, stranding her.
  • January 4 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims his "Great Society" during his State of the Union Address.
  • January 9 – The Mirzapur Cadet College formally opens for academic activities in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
  • January 12Wanda Beach Murders: The bodies of two 15-year-olds, Christine Sharrock and Marianne Schmidt, are found at Wanda Beach, Sydney.
  • January 14 – The Prime Minister of Northern Ireland and the Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland meet for the first time in 43 years.
  • January 19 – The unmanned Gemini 2 is launched on a suborbital test of various spacecraft systems.
  • January 20Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in for his own full term as U.S. President.
  • January 26 – Anti-Hindi agitations break out in India, because of which Hindi does not get "National Language" status and remains one of the 23 official languages of India.
  • January 30 – State funeral of Sir Winston Churchill takes place with the largest assembly of statesmen in the world until the 2005 funeral of Pope John Paul II.[1]

February[]

The newly adopted Flag of Canada

  • February 6 – Sir Stanley Matthews plays his final First Division game, at the record age of 50 years and 5 days.
  • February 12African and Malagasy Common Organization (OCAM) (Organization Commune Africaine et Malgache) formed as successor to the Afro-Malagasy Union for Economic Cooperation (Union Africaine et Malgache de Cooperation Economique; UAMCE), formerly the African and Malagasy Union (Union Africaine et Malgache; UAM)).
  • February 15 – A new red and white maple leaf design is inaugurated as the flag of Canada, replacing the Union Flag and the Canadian Red Ensign.
  • February 18The Gambia becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • February 20
    • Ranger 8 crashes into the Moon, after a successful mission of photographing possible landing sites for the Apollo program astronauts.
    • Suat Hayri Ürgüplü forms the new (interim) government of Turkey (29th government)
  • February 21 African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated.
  • February 22 – A new, revised, color production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella airs on CBS. Lesley Ann Warren makes her TV debut in the title role. The show becomes an annual tradition.

March[]

  • March 2The Sound of Music premieres at the Rivoli Theater in New York City.
  • March 7Bloody Sunday: Some 200 Alabama State Troopers clash with 525 civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Alabama.
  • March 8Vietnam War: Some 3,500 United States Marines arrive in South Vietnam, becoming the first American combat troops in Vietnam.
  • March 9 – The second attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, under the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr., stops at the bridge that was the site of Bloody Sunday, to hold a prayer service and return to Selma, in obedience to a court restraining order. White supremacists beat up white Unitarian Universalist minister James J. Reeb later that day in Selma.
  • March 10
    • Goldie, a London Zoo golden eagle, is recaptured 12 days after her escape.
    • Engagement announced between Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Pieter van Vollenhoven, who will become the first commoner and the first Dutchman to marry into the Dutch Royal Family.
  • March 11 – White Unitarian Universalist minister James J. Reeb, beaten by White supremacists in Selma, Alabama on March 9 following the second march from Selma, dies in a hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • March 15 – President Lyndon B. Johnson makes his "We Shall Overcome" speech.
  • March 16 – Police clash with 600 SNCC marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • March 17
    • In Montgomery, Alabama, 1,600 civil rights marchers demonstrate at the Courthouse.
    • In response to the events of March 7 and 9 in Selma, Alabama, President Lyndon B. Johnson sends a bill to Congress that forms the basis for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It is passed by the Senate May 26, the House July 10, and signed into law by President Johnson Aug. 6.
  • March 18
    • Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov, leaving his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space.
    • A United States federal judge rules that SCLC has the lawful right to march to Montgomery, Alabama to petition for 'redress of grievances'.
  • March 19 – The wreck of the SS Georgiana, reputed to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser ever built and owned by the real Rhett Butler, is discovered off the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, by teenage diver E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after she was sunk with a million dollar cargo while attempting to run past the Union blockade into Charleston.
  • March 20
    • Poupée de cire, poupée de son, sung by France Gall (music and lyrics by Serge Gainsbourg) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1965 for Luxembourg.
    • The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins.
  • March 21
    • Ranger program: NASA launches Ranger 9, which is the last in a series of unmanned lunar space probes.
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. leads 3,200 civil rights activists in the third march from Selma, Alabama to the capitol in Montgomery.
  • March 22Nicolae Ceauşescu becomes the first secretary of the Romanian Communist Party.
  • March 23Gemini 3: NASA launches the United States' first 2-person crew (Gus Grissom, John Young) into Earth orbit.
  • March 25Martin Luther King, Jr. and 25,000 civil rights activists successfully end the 4-day march from Selma, Alabama, to the capitol in Montgomery.
  • March 30
    • Funeral services are held for Detroit homemaker Viola Liuzzo, who was shot dead by 4 Klansmen as she drove marchers back to Selma at night after the civil rights march.
    • Second ODECA charter, signed on 12 December 1962, effective.

April[]

  • April 3 – The world's first space nuclear power reactor, SNAP-10A, is launched by the United States from Vandenberg AFB, California. The reactor operates for 43 days and remains in Low Earth orbit.
  • April 5 – At the 37th Academy Awards, My Fair Lady wins 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Rex Harrison wins an Oscar for Best Actor. Mary Poppins takes home 5 Oscars. Julie Andrews wins an Academy Award for Best Actress, for her portrayal in the role. Sherman Brothers receives 2 Oscars including Best Song, "Chim Chim Cher-ee".
  • April 6
    • The Early Bird communications satellite is launched. It becomes operational May 2 and is placed in commercial service in June.
    • The British Government announced the cancellation of the TSR-2 aircraft project.
  • April 9
    • The West German parliament extends the statute of limitations on Nazi war crimes.
    • In Houston, Texas, the Harris County Domed Stadium (more commonly known as the Astrodome) opens.
    • The 100th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War is observed.
    • Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang appear on the cover of Time Magazine.
  • April 11 – The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1965: An estimated 51 tornadoes (47 confirmed) hit in 6 Midwestern states, killing between 256 to 271 people and injuring some 1,500 more.
  • April 14In Cold Blood killers Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, convicted of murdering 4 members of the Herbert Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, are executed by hanging at the Kansas State Penitentiary for Men in Lansing, Kansas.
  • April 17 – The first SDS march against the Vietnam War draws 25,000 protestors to Washington, DC.
  • April 18 – Consecration of St Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto, Canada.
  • April 21 – The NY World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, NY, reopens.
  • April 23 – The Pennine Way officially opens.
  • April 24
    • The 1965 Yerevan demonstrations start in Yerevan, demanding recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
    • The bodies of Portuguese opposition politician Humberto Delgado and his secretary Arajaryr Moreira de Campos are found in a forest near Villanueva del Fresno, Spain (they were killed February 12).
    • In the Dominican Republic, officers and civilians loyal to deposed President Juan Bosch mutiny against the right-wing junta running the country, setting up a provisional government. Forces loyal to the deposed military-imposed government stage a countercoup the next day, and civil war breaks out, although the new government retains its hold on power.
  • April 25 – On this Sunday morning teenage sniper Michael Clark kills three and wounds others shooting at cars from a hilltop along Highway 101 just south of Orcutt, California. Sixteen year old Clark kills himself as police rush hilltop.
  • April 28
    • U.S. troops are sent to the Dominican Republic by President Lyndon B. Johnson, "for the stated purpose of protecting U.S. citizens and preventing an alleged Communist takeover of the country", thus thwarting the possibility of "another Cuba".
    • Vietnam War: Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies announces that the country will substantially increase its number of troops in South Vietnam, supposedly at the request of the Saigon government (it is later revealed that Menzies had asked the leadership in Saigon to send the request at the behest of the Americans).
  • April 29Australia announces that it is sending an infantry battalion to support the South Vietnam government.

May[]

  • May 1
  • May 5 – Forty men burn their draft cards at the University of California, Berkeley, and a coffin is marched to the Berkeley Draft Board.
  • May 6 – A tornado outbreak near the Twin Cities in Minnesota kills 13 and injures 683.
  • May 9 – The pianist Vladimir Horowitz returned to stage after a 12 years absence performing a legendary concert in Carnegie Hall in New York.
  • May 12
    • West Germany and Israel establish diplomatic relations.
    • The Italian liner T/S Michelangelo enters into service.
  • May 13 – A West German court of appeals condemns the behavior of ex-defense minister Franz Joseph Strauss during the Spiegel scandal.
  • May 21 – The largest teach-in to date begins at Berkeley, California, attended by 30,000.
  • May 22 – The first skateboard championship is held. In addition, several hundred Vietnam War protesters in Berkeley, California, march to the Draft Board again to burn 19 more cards. Lyndon Johnson is hung in effigy.
  • May 25Muhammad Ali knocks out Sonny Liston in the first round of their championship rematch with the "Phantom Punch" at the Central Maine Civic Center in Lewiston.
  • May 29 – A mining accident in Dhanbad, India kills 274.
  • May 31Racing driver Jim Clark wins the Indianapolis 500, and later wins the Formula One world driving championship in the same year.

June[]

Green Library at Florida International University in Miami, FL

  • June 1
  • June 2Vietnam War: The first contingent of Australian combat troops arrives in South Vietnam.
  • June 3Gemini 4: Astronaut Edward Higgins White makes the first U.S. space walk.
  • June 7A mining accident in Kakanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina, results in 128 deaths.
  • June 10Vietnam WarBattle of Dong Xoai: About 1,500 Vietcong mount a mortar attack on Dong Xoai, overrunning its military headquarters and the adjoining militia compound.
  • June 16 – A planned anti-war protest at The Pentagon becomes a teach-in, with demonstrators distributing 50,000 leaflets in and around the building.
  • June 19Houari Boumédienne's Revolutionary Council ousts Ahmed Ben Bella, in a bloodless coup in Algeria.
  • June 20 – Police in Algiers break up demonstrations by people who have taken to the streets chanting slogans in support of deposed President Ben Bella.
  • June 22 – The Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea is signed in Tokyo.
  • June 25 – A U.S. Air Force Boeing C135-A bound for Okinawa crashes just after takeoff at MCAS El Toro in Orange County, California, killing all 85 on board.

July[]

  • July – Commonwealth secretariat created.
  • July 14 – U.S. spacecraft Mariner 4 flies by Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to return images from the Red Planet.
  • July 15 – Greek Prime minister George Papandreou and his government are dismissed by King Constantine II.
  • July 16 – The Mont Blanc Tunnel is inaugurated by presidents Giuseppe Saragat and Charles de Gaulle.
  • July 24Vietnam War: Four F-4C Phantoms escorting a bombing raid at Kang Chi are targeted by antiaircraft missiles, in the first such attack against American planes in the war. One is shot down and the other 3 sustain damage.
  • July 25Bob Dylan elicits controversy among folk purists by "going electric" at the Newport Folk Festival.
  • July 26 – The Maldives receive full independence from Great Britain.
  • July 27Edward Heath becomes Leader of the British Conservative Party.
  • July 28Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson announces his order to increase the number of United States troops in South Vietnam from 75,000 to 125,000, and to more than double the number of men drafted per month - from 17,000 to 35,000.
  • July 29Vietnam War: The first 4,000 101st Airborne Division paratroopers arrive in Vietnam, landing at Cam Ranh Bay.
  • July 30War on Poverty: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.

August[]

  • August 1Cigarette advertising is banned on British television.
  • August 6 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.
  • August 7Tunku Abdul Rahman, Prime Minister of Malaysia, recommends the expulsion of Singapore from the Federation of Malaysia, negotiating its separation with Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister of Singapore.
  • August 9
    • Singapore is expelled from the Federation of Malaysia, which recognizes it as a sovereign nation. Lee Kuan Yew announces Singapore's independence and assumes the position of Prime Minister of the new island nation.
    • An explosion at an Arkansas missile plant kills 53.
    • Indonesian president Sukarno collapses in public.
  • August 11 – The Watts Riots begin in Los Angeles, California.
  • August 13 – The rock group Jefferson Airplane debuts at the Matrix in San Francisco, California and begins to appear there regularly.
  • August 15The Beatles perform the first stadium concert in the history of rock, playing before 55,600 persons at Shea Stadium in New York City.
  • August 18Vietnam WarOperation Starlite: 5,500 United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in Quang Ngai Province, in the first major American ground battle of the war. The Marines were tipped-off by a Viet Cong deserter who said that there was an attack planned against the U.S. base at Chu Lai.
  • August 19 – At the Auschwitz trial in Frankfurt, 66 ex-SS personnel receive life sentences, 15 others smaller ones.
  • August 20Jonathan Myrick Daniels, an Episcopal seminarian from Keene, New Hampshire, is murdered in Hayneville, Alabama while working in the American civil rights movement.
  • August 21Gemini 5 (Gordon Cooper, Pete Conrad) is launched on the first 1-week flight, as well as the first test of fuel cells for electrical power.
  • August 30
    • Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball.
    • Rock musician Bob Dylan releases his influential album Highway 61 Revisited, featuring the song "Like a Rolling Stone".
    • An avalanche buries a dam construction site at Saas-Fee, Switzerland killing 90 workers.
  • August 31 – President Johnson signs a law penalizing the burning of draft cards with up to 5 years in prison and a $1,000 fine.

September[]

  • September 2Pakistani troops enter the Indian sector of Kashmir, while Indian troops try to invade Lahore.
  • September 6Islamic Republic Of Pakistan observes its Defence Day on account of successful defence of Lahore and other important areas against India.
  • September 7
    • Pakistan celebrates Air Force Day on account of heavy retaliations to India.
    • The People's Republic of China announces that it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border.
    • Vietnam War: In a follow-up to August's Operation Starlite, United States Marines and South Vietnamese forces initiate Operation Piranha on the Batangan Peninsula, 23 miles (37 km) south of the Chu Lai Marine base.
  • September 8
    • India opens 2 additional fronts against Pakistan.
    • Pakistan Navy raids Indian coasts without any resistance in Operation Dwarka, Pakistan celebrates Victory Day annually.
  • September 9
    • Sandy Koufax pitches a perfect game in a baseball match against the Chicago Cubs. The opposing pitcher, Bob Hendley, allows only 1 run, which is unearned.
    • U.N. Secretary General U Thant negotiates with Pakistan President Ayub Khan.
    • U Thant recommends China for United Nations membership.
    • Hurricane Betsy roars ashore near New Orleans, Louisiana with winds of 145 mph (233 km/h), causing 76 deaths and $1.42 billion in damage. The storm is the first hurricane to cause $1 billion in unadjusted damages, giving it the nickname "Billion Dollar Betsy". It is the last major hurricane to strike New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina 40 years later.
  • September 13 – The Congress of Arab Countries begins in Casablanca; Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia boycotts the meeting.
  • September 14 – The fourth and final period of the Second Vatican Council opens.
  • September 15Mary Poppins comes out in theaters in France.
  • September 16
    • China protests against Indian provocations in its border region.
    • In Iraq, Prime Minister Arif Abd ar-Razzaq's attempted coup fails.
  • September 17 – King Constantine II of Greece forms a new government with Prime Minister Stephanos Stephanopoulos, in an attempt to end a 2-year-old political crisis.
  • September 18
    • In Denmark, Palle Sørensen shoots 4 policemen in pursuit; he is apprehended the same day.
    • Comet Ikeya-Seki is first sighted by Japanese astronomers.
    • Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin invites the leaders of India and Pakistan to meet in the Soviet Union to negotiate.
  • September 22Radio Peking announces that Indian troops have dismantled their equipment on the Chinese side of the border.
  • September 24
    • Fighting resumes between Indian and Pakistani troops.
    • The British governor of Aden cancels the constitution and takes direct control of the protectorate, due to the bad security situation.
  • September 25 – The Tom & Jerry cartoon series makes its world broadcast premiere on CBS.
  • September 27 – The largest tanker ship at the time, Tokyo Maru, is launched in Yokohama, Japan.
  • September 28Fidel Castro announces that anyone who wants to can emigrate to the United States.
  • September 28Taal Volcano in Luzon, Philippines, erupts, killing hundreds.
  • September 30
    • The Indonesian army, led by General Suharto, crushes an alleged communist coup attempt (see Transition to the New Order and 30 September Movement).
    • Classic family sci-fi show Thunderbirds debuts on ITV.

October[]

  • October 3
    • Fidel Castro announces that Che Guevara has resigned and left the country.
    • U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs an immigration bill which abolishes quotas based on national origin.
  • October 4
    • At least 150 killed when a commuter train derails at the outskirts of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
    • Prime minister Ian Smith of Rhodesia and Arthur Bottomley of the Commonwealth of Nations begin negotiations in London.
    • Pope Paul VI visits the United States. He appears for a Mass in Yankee Stadium and makes a speech at the United Nations.
    • The University of California, Irvine opens its doors.
  • October 5Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with Malaysia because of their disagreement in the UN.
  • October 6Ian Brady, a 27-year-old stock clerk from Hyde in Cheshire, is arrested for allegedly hacking to death (with a hatchet) 17-year-old apprentice electrician Edward Evans at a house on the Hattersley housing estate.
  • October 7 – Seven Japanese fishing boats are sunk off Guam by super typhoon Carmen; 209 are killed.
  • October 8
    • The Indonesian army instigates the arrest and execution of communists which last until March 1966 (see Indonesian killings of 1965–66).
    • The International Olympic Committee admits East Germany as a member.
    • The Post Office Tower opens in London.
  • October 9
  • October 10 – The first group of Cuban refugees travels to the U.S.
  • October 12
    • Per Borten forms a government in Norway.
    • The U.N. General Council recommends that the United Kingdom try everything to stop a rebellion in Rhodesia.
  • October 13 – Congo President Joseph Kasavubu fires Prime Minister Moise Tshombe and forms a provisional government, with Evariste Kimba in a leading position.
  • October 15Vietnam War: The Catholic Worker Movement stages an anti-war protest in Manhattan. One draft card burner is arrested, the first under the new law.
  • October 16
    • Police find a girl's body on Saddleworth Moor near Oldham in Lancashire. The body is quickly identified as that of 10-year-old Lesley Ann Downey, who disappeared on Boxing Day the previous year from a fairground in the Ancoats area of Manchester. Ian Brady, arrested for the murder of a 17-year-old man in nearby Hattersley, is charged with murdering Lesley, as is his 23-year-old girlfriend Myra Hindley.
    • Anti-war protests draw 100,000 in 80 U.S. cities and around the world.
  • October 17 – The NY World's Fair at Flushing Meadows, NY, closes. Due to financial losses, some of the projected site park improvements fail to materialize.
  • October 18 – The Indonesian government outlaws the Communist Party of Indonesia.
  • October 20Ludwig Erhard is re-elected Chancellor of West Germany (he had first been elected in 1963).
  • October 21
    • Comet Ikeya-Seki approaches perihelion, passing 450,000 kilometers from the sun.
    • The OAU meets in Accra, Ghana.
  • October 22
    • French authors André Figueras and Jacques Laurent are fined for their comments against Charles De Gaulle.
    • African countries demand that the United Kingdom use force to prevent Rhodesia from declaring unilateral independence.
    • Colonel Christophe Soglo stages a second coup in Dahomey.
  • October 24
    • British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Commonwealth Secretary Arthur Bottomley travel to Rhodesia for negotiations.
    • British police find the decomposed body of a boy on Saddleworth Moor.
  • October 25 – The Soviet Union declares its support of African countries in case Rhodesia unilaterally declares independence.
  • October 26
  • October 27
    • Brazilian president Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco removes power from parliament, legal courts and opposition parties.
    • Süleyman Demirel of AP forms the new government of Turkey (30th government)
  • October 28
    • French Foreign Minister Couve de Murville travels to Moscow.
    • Pope Paul VI announces that the ecumenical council has decided that Jews are not collectively responsible for the killing of Christ.
    • In St. Louis, Missouri, the 630-foot (190 m)-tall inverted catenary steel Gateway Arch is completed.
    • Mehdi Ben Barka, a Moroccan politician, is kidnapped in Paris and never seen again.
  • October 29
    • Ian Brady and Myra Hindley appear in court, charged with the murders of Edward Evans (17), Lesley Ann Downey (10), and John Kilbride (12).
    • An 80-kiloton nuclear device is detonated at Amchitka Island, Alaska as part of the Vela Uniform program, code-named Project Long Shot.
  • October 30
    • Vietnam War: Near Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by Viet Cong forces, killing 56 guerrillas. A sketch of Marine positions is found on the dead body of a 13-year-old Vietnamese boy who sold drinks to the Marines the day before.
    • In Washington, DC, a pro-Vietnam War march draws 25,000.

November[]

  • November 1 – A trolleybus plunges into the Nile at Cairo killing 74 passengers.
  • November 2
  • November 3French President Charles De Gaulle announces that he will stand for re-election.
  • November 5Martial law is announced in Rhodesia. The UN General Assembly accepts British intent to use force against Rhodesia if necessary by a vote of 82–9.
  • November 6 – Freedom Flights begin: Cuba and the United States formally agree to start an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States (by 1971 250,000 Cubans take advantage of this program).
  • November 7Pillsbury's world-famous mascot, the Pillsbury Doughboy, is created.
  • November 8
    • Vietnam WarOperation Hump: The 173rd Airborne is ambushed by over 1,200 Viet Cong.
    • The British Indian Ocean Territory is created, consisting of Chagos Archipelago, Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches islands (on June 23, 1976 Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches are returned to the Seychelles).
    • The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is given Royal Assent, suspending the death penalty for murder in the United Kingdom; renewal of the Act in 1969 made the abolition permanent.
    • The soap opera Days of our Lives debuts on NBC.
  • November 9
    • Northeast Blackout of 1965: Several U.S. states (VT, NH, MA, CT, RI, NY and portions of NJ) and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13½ hours.
    • Vietnam War: In New York City, 22-year-old Catholic Worker Movement member Roger Allen LaPorte sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building in protest of the war.
  • November 11
    • In Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe), the white-minority government of Ian Smith unilaterally declares independence ('UDI').
    • United Airlines Flight 227 a Boeing 727-22, crashes short of the runway and catches fire at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah. 43 out of 91 passengers and crew perish.
  • November 12 – A UN Security Council resolution (voted 10–0) recommends that other countries not recognize independent Rhodesia.
  • November 13 – The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles (97 km) off Nassau, with the loss of 90 lives.
  • November 14 – Vietnam War – Battle of the Ia Drang: In the Ia Drang Valley of the Central Highlands in Vietnam, the first major engagement of the war between regular United States and North Vietnamese forces begins.
  • November 15 – U.S. racer Craig Breedlove sets a new land speed record of 600.601 mph (966.574 km/h).
  • November 16Venera program: The Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe from Baikonur, Kazakhstan toward Venus (on March 1, 1966 it became the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet).
  • November 20 – The UN Security Council recommends that all states stop trading with Rhodesia.
  • November 21Mireille Mathieu sings on France's Télé-Dimanche and begins her successful singing career (Dimanche is French for Sunday).
  • November 22
    • Man of La Mancha opens in a Greenwich Village theatre in New York and eventually becomes one of the greatest musical hits of all time, winning a Tony Award for its star, Richard Kiley.
    • Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes.
    • UNDP established as a specialized agency of the United Nations.
  • November 23 – Soviet general Mikhail Kazakov assumes command of the Warsaw Pact.
  • November 24Congolese lieutenant general Mobutu ousts Joseph Kasavubu and declares himself president.
  • November 26 – At the Hammaguira launch facility in the Sahara Desert, France launches a Diamant-A rocket with its first satellite, Asterix-1 on board, becoming the third country to enter outer space.
  • November 27
    • Tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters picket the White House, then march on the Washington Monument.
    • Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned major sweep operations to neutralize Viet Cong forces during the next year are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam will have to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
  • November 28 – Vietnam War: In response to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's call for "more flags" in Vietnam, Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos announces he will send troops to help fight in South Vietnam.
  • November 29 – The Canadian satellite Alouette 2 is launched.

December[]

  • December 1 – The Border Security Force is established in India as a special force to guard the borders.
  • December 3
    • The first British aid flight arrives in Lusaka; Zambia had asked for British help against Rhodesia.
    • Members of the Organization of African Unity decide to sever diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom, unless the British government ends the rebellion of Rhodesia by mid-December.
    • The Beatles release Rubber Soul.
  • December 5Charles de Gaulle is re-elected as French president with 10,828,421 votes.
  • December 8
    • Rhodesian prime minister Ian Smith warns that Rhodesia will resist a trade embargo by neighboring countries with force.
    • The Race Relations Act becomes the first legislation to address racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.
    • The Second Vatican Council closes.
  • December 9A Charlie Brown Christmas, the first Peanuts television special, debuts on CBS, quickly becoming an annual tradition.
  • December 15
    • Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA) formed.
    • Tanzania and Guinea sever diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom.
    • Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 perform the first controlled rendezvous in Earth orbit.
  • December 17 – The British government begins an oil embargo against Rhodesia; the United States joins the effort.
  • December 20WFP made a permanent UN agency.
  • December 21
    • The Soviet Union announces that it has shipped rockets to North Vietnam.
    • Soviet scientists condemn Trofim Lysenko for pseudoscience.
    • In West Germany, Konrad Adenauer resigns as chairman of the Christian Democratic Party.
    • A new, 1-hour German-American production of The Nutcracker, with an international cast that includes Edward Villella in the title role, makes its U.S. TV debut. It is repeated annually by CBS over the next 3 years, but after that, it is virtually forgotten, until it is issued on DVD in 2009 by Warner Archive.
  • December 22
    • A military coup occurs in Dahomey.
    • A 70 mph (110 km/h) speed limit is imposed on British roads.
    • Release of David Lean's film of Doctor Zhivago, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.
  • December 25 – The Yemeni Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation is founded in Taiz.
  • December 27 – The British oil platform Sea Gem collapses in the North Sea.
  • December 28 – Italian Foreign Minister Amintore Fanfani resigns.
  • December 30
    • President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia announces that Zambia and the United Kingdom have agreed on a deadline before which the Rhodesian white government should be ousted.
    • Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of the Philippines.
  • December 31Bokassa takes power in the Central Africa Republic.

Date unknown[]

  • Tokyo officially becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from New York City.[2]
  • The Council for National Academic Awards is established in the UK.
  • TAT-4 cable goes into operation.
  • Aborigines are given the vote in Queensland.

World population[]

World population
1965 1960 1970
Globe.svg World 3,334,874,000 3,021,475,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 313,399,000 3,692,492,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 357,618,000
Africa satellite orthographic.jpg Africa 313,744,000 277,398,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 36,346,000 357,283,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 43,539,000
Two-point-equidistant-asia.jpg Asia 1,899,424,000 1,701,336,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 198,088,000 2,143,118,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 243,694,000
Europe satellite orthographic.jpg Europe 634,026,000 604,401,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 29,625,000 655,855,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 21,829,000
Latin America terrain.jpg Latin-America 250,452,000 218,300,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,270,000 284,856,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 34,404,000
LocationWHNorthernAmerica.png Northern America 219,570,000 204,152,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 15,418,000 231,937,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 12,367,000
Oceania.jpg Oceania 17,657,000 15,888,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,769,000 19,443,000 Green Arrow Up.svg 1,786,000

Births[]

January[]

  • January 3Steven A. LaChance, American author
  • January 4
    • Julia Ormond, British actress
    • Beth Gibbons, English singer, Lead singer of the band Portishead
  • January 5
    • Vinnie Jones, British footballer-turned-actor
    • Patrik Sjöberg, Swedish high jumper
  • January 6Konnan, Cuban-born professional wrestler
  • January 9
    • Farah Khan, Indian choreographer, film director
    • Joely Richardson, British actress
  • January 12
    • Nikolai Borschevsky, Russian professional ice hockey player (retired)
    • Rob Zombie, American musician
  • January 14
    • Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, British chef
    • Shamil Basayev, Chechen terrorist (d. 2006)
    • Marc Delissen, Dutch field hockey player
    • Bob Essensa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • January 15James Nesbitt, Northern Irish actor
  • January 18
    • Dave Attell, American comedian
    • Paudge Behan, Irish actor
  • January 20Sophie, Countess of Wessex, British Princess and wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
  • January 22
    • DJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor
    • Diane Lane, American actress
  • January 24Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • January 25Esa Tikkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
  • January 26Natalia Yurchenko, Soviet gymnast
  • January 27
    • Alan Cumming, Scottish actor
    • Ignacio Noe, Argentinan artist
  • January 29Dominik Hašek, Czech hockey player

February[]

  • February 1
    • Brandon Lee, Chinese-American actor (d. 1993)
    • Sherilyn Fenn, American actress
    • Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
  • February 3Maura Tierney, American actress
  • February 4Jerome Brown, American football player (d. 1992)
  • February 5Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer
  • February 7Chris Rock, American actor and comedian
  • February 8Dicky Cheung, Hong Kong actor
  • February 11Stephen Gregory, American actor
  • February 17Michael Bay, American film director.
  • February 18Dr. Dre, American rapper and music producer
  • February 22Dean Karr, American director and photographer
  • February 23
    • Michael Dell, American computer manufacturer
    • Kristin Davis, American actress
  • February 27Joakim Sundström, Swedish sound editor, sound designer and musician
  • February 28Park Gok-ji, South Korean film editor

March[]

  • March 1
    • Booker T, American professional wrestler, 5-time WCW World Champion
    • Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey
  • March 3Dragan Stojkovic, Serbian footballer and coach
  • March 4
    • Ron Gant, American baseball player
    • Jonathan Shearer, Scottish castaway
    • Paul W. S. Anderson, British filmmaker, producer and screenwriter
    • WestBam (Maximillian Lenz), German rave techno DJ
  • March 7Jesper Parnevik, Swedish golfer
  • March 8Kenny Smith, American basketball player
  • March 9Benito Santiago, American baseball player
  • March 10Rod Woodson, American football player
  • March 11
    • Jesse Jackson, Jr., American politician
    • Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen, British designer and television presenter
  • March 12
    • Steve Finley, American baseball player
    • Liza Umarova, Chechen singer and actress
  • March 14
    • Kevin Brown, American baseball player
    • Aamir Khan, Indian Bollywood actor, film diector / producer, film editor, script writer
  • March 24Mark Calaway, American professional wrestler ("The Undertaker")
  • March 25
    • Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress
    • Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgarian high jumper and president of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee
    • Avery Johnson, American basketball player and coach
  • March 27Francisco Ribeiro, Portuguese musician and composer (Madredeus) (d. 2010)
  • March 29Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete

April[]

  • April 1
    • Bekir Bozdağ, Turkish theologian, lawyer, and politician
    • Mark Jackson, American basketball player and analyst
  • April 2Rodney King, American victim of police brutality (d. 2012)
  • April 3
    • Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (d. 2000)
    • Julie Anne Haddock, American actress
  • April 4Robert Downey Jr., American actor
  • April 6
    • Frank Black, American musician
    • Rica Reinisch, German swimmer
  • April 7Bill Bellamy, American actor and comedian
  • April 11Eelco van Asperen, Dutch computer scientist
  • April 12Tom O'Brien, American actor-producer
  • April 13
    • The Real Darren Stevens, Canadian radio personality
    • Patricio Pouchulu, Argentine architect
  • April 15Linda Perry, American musician
  • April 16
    • Martin Lawrence, American actor, comedian, and producer
    • Jon Cryer, American actor
  • April 21Ed Belfour, Canadian hockey player
  • April 23Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Indian mountain climber
  • April 26Kevin James, American comedian and actor

May[]

  • May 3Gary Mitchell, Irish playwright
  • May 4Aykut Kocaman, Turkish footballer
  • May 7
    • Owen Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
    • Norman Whiteside, Northern Irish football player
  • May 9Steve Yzerman, Canadian hockey player
  • May 10Linda Evangelista, Canadian supermodel
  • May 11Monsour del Rosario, Filipino Olympic athlete and actor
  • May 13
    • José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (d. 2006)
    • Tim Chapman, American Bounty Hunter
    • Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
  • May 14Eoin Colfer, Irish novelist
  • May 16Krist Novoselic, American rock bassist (Nirvana)
  • May 17Trent Reznor, American rock musician (Nine Inch Nails)
  • May 19Philippe Dhondt, French singer known as Boris
  • May 23Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Spanish footballer
  • May 24
    • Shinichiro Watanabe, Japanese anime director
    • John C. Reilly, American actor
    • Carlos Franco, Paraguayan golfer
  • May 25Yahya Jammeh, President of the Gambia
  • May 27Todd Bridges, American actor
  • May 31Brooke Shields, American actress and supermodel

June[]

  • June 1
    • Nigel Short, English chess player
    • Larisa Lazutina, Russian cross-country skier
  • June 2Steve and Mark Waugh, Australian cricketers
  • June 4Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer
  • June 6Cam Neely, Canadian ice hockey player
  • June 7
    • Mick Foley, American professional wrestler
    • Jean-Pierre François, French footballer and singer
    • Damien Hirst, British artist
    • Christine Roque, French singer
  • June 8
    • Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler ("Tatanka")
    • Kevin Ritz, former MLB pitcher
  • June 10
    • Veronica Ferres, German actress
    • Elizabeth Hurley, English model and actress
    • Scott Graham, American sportscaster
  • June 11Manuel Uribe Garza, morbidly obese Mexican
  • June 15Bernard Hopkins, American boxer
  • June 17Dara O'Kearney, Irish ultra runner and professional poker player
  • June 23Paul Arthurs, British rock guitarist (Oasis)
  • June 26Mike Breen, American sports announcer
  • June 27Sabih Rehmani, Pakistani Naat Khawn, Poet, Writer
  • June 28Belayneh Densamo, Ethiopian long-distance runner
  • June 29Matthew Weiner, American writer, director, and producer of television drama

July[]

  • July 1Harald Zwart, Norwegian film director
  • July 3Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 2005)
  • July 4
    • Horace Grant, American basketball player
    • Jo Whiley, British radio DJ
  • July 5Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist
  • July 11Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • July 17Craig Morgan, American singer
  • July 19
    • Stuart Scott, American sports reporter
    • Evelyn Glennie, Scottish virtuoso percussionist
  • July 20Brian Cooley, editor at large for CNET
  • July 21Guðni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
  • July 22Shawn Michaels, American professional wrestler
  • July 23Slash (Saul Hudson), American rock musician (Guns N' Roses)
  • July 24Brian Blades, American National Football League wide receiver
  • July 25Steven Weil, Orthodox Union Executive Vice-President
  • July 26Jeremy Piven, American actor
  • July 27José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer
  • July 31J. K. Rowling, English author

August[]

  • August 2
    • Sandra Ng, Hong Kong actress
    • Hisanobu Watanabe, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • August 4
    • Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister
    • Dennis Lehane, American crime writer
  • August 6
    • David Robinson, American basketball player
    • Mark Speight, British television presenter (d. 2008)
  • August 9Chin Kar-lok, Hong Kong actor
  • August 10
    • Mike E. Smith, American jockey
    • John Starks, American basketball player
    • Claudia Christian, American actress, writer, singer, musician, and director
  • August 11
    • Duane Martin, American actor
    • Viola Davis, American actress
  • August 14Emmanuelle Béart, French actress
  • August 15Vincent Kuk, Hong Kong director and actor
  • August 18Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
  • August 19Kyra Sedgwick, American actress
  • August 23Roger Avary, American film writer/director/producer
  • August 24
    • Marlee Matlin, American actress
    • Reggie Miller, American basketball player
  • August 25Mia Zapata, American singer (d. 1993)
  • August 28
    • Amanda Tapping, Canadian actress
    • Shania Twain, Canadian country singer and songwriter
    • Satoshi Tajiri, Japanese video game designer and Pokémon creator
  • August 30Peter Grant, Scottish footballer and football manager

September[]

  • September 1Craig McLachlan, Australian actor and singer
  • September 2
    • Lennox Lewis, British boxer
    • Partho Sen-Gupta, Indian independent filmmaker
  • September 3Charlie Sheen, American actor
  • September 4Bowie Lam, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • September 9
    • Dan Majerle, American basketball player
    • Constance Marie, American actress
  • September 10Marco Pastors, Dutch politician
  • September 11
    • Paul Heyman, American wrestling promoter, ECW
    • Moby, American musician
  • September 12Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host
  • September 14
    • Dmitry Medvedev, Russian President since 2008
    • Ron Pearson, American actor, comedian and juggler
  • September 16Katy Kurtzman, American actress, director, and producer
  • September 17Kyle Chandler, American actor
  • September 19Sabine Paturel, French singer
  • September 20Robert Rusler, American actor
  • September 21
    • Cheryl Hines, American actress
    • Johanna Vuoksenmaa, Finnish film director
  • September 25Scottie Pippen, American basketball player
  • September 26Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress
  • September 27
    • Peter MacKay, Canadian politician
    • Steve Kerr, American basketball player
  • September 30Kathleen Madigan, American comedienne

October[]

  • October 1
    • Andreas Keller, German field hockey player
    • Cliff Ronning, Canadian ice hockey player
  • October 3Jan-Ove Waldner, Swedish table tennis player
  • October 4
    • John Melendez, American TV announcer
    • Rykers Solomon, Nauruan politician
    • Micky Ward, American boxer
  • October 5
    • Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
    • Patrick Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
  • October 9Dionicio Ceron, Mexican long-distance runner
  • October 10Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006)
  • October 11Ronit Roy, Indian film and television actor
  • October 14
    • Steve Coogan, British comedian and actor
    • Constantine Koukias, Australian composer
  • October 16
    • Kang Kyung-ok, South Korean artist
    • Steve Lamacq, British radio DJ
  • October 17Aravinda de Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • October 18
    • Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist
    • Zakir Naik, Indian Islamic speaker and doctor
  • October 19Ty Pennington, American television presenter
  • October 20Mikhail Shtalenkov, Russian ice hockey player
  • October 26
    • Aaron Kwok, Hong Kong singer and actor
    • Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress
    • Kenneth Rutherford, New Zealand cricketer
  • October 29Christy Clark, Canadian politician

November[]

  • November 2Shahrukh Khan, Indian actor, film / television producer, television presenter
  • November 3Ann Scott, French novelist
  • November 4
    • Wayne Static, American singer (Static-X)
    • Kiersten Warren, American actress
  • November 6Greg Graffin, American rock singer (Bad Religion)
  • November 7Sigrun Wodars, German athlete
  • November 9Bryn Terfel, Welsh baritone
  • November 10Eddie Irvine, Northern Irish racecar driver
  • November 19
    • Paulo Barreto, Brazilian cryptographer
    • Laurent Blanc, French football player and manager
  • November 20
    • Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese rock composer, piano and drummer (X Japan)
    • Michael Diamond, American rapper (Beastie Boys)
  • November 21
    • Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter and musician
    • Alexander Siddig, Sudanese-born English actor
  • November 23
    • Don Frye, American professional wrestler and mixed martial arts fighter
    • Rodion Gataullin, Uzbek-born, Russian pole-vaulter
  • November 25Cris Carter, American football player
  • November 28Peter Beagrie, English footballer
  • November 30
    • Ben Stiller, American actor
    • Tashi Tenzing, Indian mountaineer

December[]

  • December 3
    • Steve Harris, American actor
    • Katarina Witt, German figure skater
  • December 4Anthony DeSando, American actor
  • December 5Carlton Palmer, English footballer
  • December 8Carina Lau Kar-ling, Chinese actress
  • December 10Greg Giraldo, American comedian (d. 2010)
  • December 15
    • Luis Fabián Artime, Argentine footballer
    • Ted Slampyak, American comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie)
  • December 18John Moshoeu, South African footballer
  • December 19Jessica Steen, Canadian actress
  • December 21Andy Dick, American actor
  • December 22Lee Berger American-born explorer and paleoanthropologist
  • December 27Salman Khan, Indian actor, television presenter
  • December 28Allar Levandi, Estonian Nordic combined skier
  • December 30
    • Heidi Fleiss, American madam
    • Zoe Kelli Simon, American actress
  • December 31
    • Nicholas Sparks, American author
    • Gong Li, Chinese actress

Date unknown[]

  • Niko Barun, Croatian artist
  • Lauren Child, American author
  • Antonio Helguera, Mexican cartoonist
  • Bradley Joseph, American composer, pianist, and keyboardist
  • Paul Seawright, Irish photographer

Deaths[]

January[]

February[]

March[]

April[]

  • April 3
    • Ray Enright, American film director (b. 1896)
    • Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (b. 1897 or 1898)
  • April 8Lars Hanson, Swedish actor (b. 1886)
  • April 10Linda Darnell, American actress (b. 1923)
  • April 14Perry Smith (b. 1928) and Dick Hickock (b. 1931), American murderers of the Clutters in 1959 (executed)
  • April 16Sydney Chaplin, American actor (b. 1885)
  • April 18Guillermo González Camarena, Mexican inventor (b. 1917)
  • April 21Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
  • April 24
    • Owney Madden, English-born gangster (b. 1891)
    • Louise Dresser, American actress (b. 1878)
  • April 27Edward R. Murrow, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • April 30Helen Chandler, American actress (b. 1906)

May[]

  • May 1Spike Jones, American musician and bandleader (b. 1911)
  • May 7Charles Sheeler, American photographer (b. 1883)
  • May 9Leopold Figl, former Chancellor of Austria (b. 1902)
  • May 10Hubertus van Mook, Acting Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1942 to 1948 (b. 1894)
  • May 14Frances Perkins, First woman appointed as a United States Presidential cabinet member (Labor) (b. 1880)
  • May 18Eli Cohen, Israeli spy (b. 1924)
  • May 22Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (b. 1882)
  • May 23
    • David Smith, American sculptor (b. 1906)
    • Earl Webb, American baseball player (b. 1897)
  • May 25Sonny Boy Williamson, American blues musician (b. 1899)

June[]

  • June 7Judy Holliday, American actress (b. 1921)
  • June 13Martin Buber, Austrian-Israeli philosopher (b. 1878)
  • June 14H.V. Kaltenborn, American radio commentator (b. 1878)
  • June 15
    • Steve Cochran, American actor (b. 1917)
    • Bill Gardner, American law enforcement agent and one of Eliot Ness's Untouchables (b. 1884)
    • E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (b. 1902)
  • June 20Bernard Baruch, Financier and Presidential adviser (b. 1870)
  • June 22David O. Selznick, American film producer (b. 1902)
  • June 23Mary Boland, veteran stage & screen actress (b. 1880)
  • June 24
    • Freddie Mills, British boxing champion (b. 1919).
    • Kenneth Macdonald Beaumont, English legal pioneer (b. 1884)
  • June 26Reginald Beckwith, English actor (b. 1908)
  • June 28Red Nichols, American jazz cornettist (b. 1905)
  • June 30Bessie Barriscale, American actress (b. 1884)

July[]

  • July 1Wally Hammond, English cricketer (b. 1903)
  • July 7Moshe Sharett, second Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)
  • July 14
    • Adlai Stevenson, American politician (b. 1900)
    • Max Woosnam, English sportsman (b. 1892)
  • July 19
    • Clyde Beatty, American animal trainer (b. 1903)
    • Syngman Rhee, First President of South Korea (b. 1875)
  • July 24Constance Bennett, American actress (b. 1904)
  • July 28Rampo Edogawa, Japanese author and critic (b. 1894)
  • July 30Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Japanese writer (b. 1886)

August[]

September[]

October[]

November[]

December[]

  • December 5Joseph Erlanger, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1874)
  • December 9Charles Hurlbut "Dutch" Sterrett, American professional baseball player (b. 1889)
  • December 16W. Somerset Maugham, English writer (b. 1874)
  • December 22
    • Richard Dimbleby, English broadcaster (b. 1913)
    • Al Ritz, American actor (b. 1901)
  • December 24William M. Branham, American minister (b. 1909)
  • December 29
    • Frank S. Nugent, American journalist (b. 1908)
    • Kosaku Yamada, Japanese composer and conductor (b. 1886)

Nobel Prizes[]

  • PhysicsSin-Itiro Tomonaga, Julian Schwinger, Richard P. Feynman
  • ChemistryRobert Burns Woodward
  • Physiology or MedicineFrançois Jacob, André Lwoff, Jacques Monod
  • LiteratureMichail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov
  • PeaceUnited Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF)

References[]


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People of the year 1965 at Familypedia

50 people were born in 1965

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Alexandru Ghika (1965-)Grigore Ghika (1938-1992)Elena Emandi (1943-)
Danny Amachi (1965)Akihito Amachi (1940-2017)Kathleen Aso (1935-2000)
Steven Aquino (1965)Joaquin Aquino (1935-1988)Lisa Chan (1937-1999)
Giada Bramante (1965-)Antonio Bramante (1922-1981)Clementina Zileri dal Verme degli Obbizi (1930-)
Thomas Breton (1965)Anthony Breton (1940-1998)Melissa Alessandri (1939-1998)
Márta Bánffy de Losoncz (1965)Béla Bánffy de Losoncz (1936)Márta Gálffy de Mészkő (1940)
Mary Louise Canfield (1965-)Robert Eugene Canfield (1937-)Virginia Anne Stein (1937-2009)
Duane Clark (1965)Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark (1929-2012)Loretta Martin (c1930-)
James Robert Duggar (1965)James Lee Duggar (1936-2009)Mary Leona Lester (1941-2019)
Richard Paul Ennis (1965-2011)Edward Michael Ennis (deceased)Doreen Gloria Jean Greenwood (living)
Carlos Irwin Estévez (1965)Ramón Antonio Gerald Estévez (1940)Janet Templeton (1944)
Brecio Fajutnao (1965-2018)Brecio Fajutnao (1932-)Adelina Dalisay (deceased)
Filip Aleksander Fekete (1965-)Mutaal Rafigdoost-Fekete (1942-2012)Batool Gahzali-Ghulam (1916-2009)
Shawn Marie FeralinRobert Wallace WentzDianne Marie Wentz
Ileana Filotti (c1965)Traian Mircea Filotti (c1920)Nomen nescio
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27 children were born to the 23 women born in 1965

184 people died in 1965

 FatherMotherAge at death
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)74
Clifford Abell (1875-1965)John Emery Abell (1837-1902)Mary Ellen Fuller (1841-1903)
Patricia Abgrall (1896-1965)Tanguy Abgrall (1868-1950)Caroline Grosjean (1870-1944)
George William Aldridge (1886-1965)William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Rosa Algeo (1883-1965)Charles Lockhart Algeo (1857-1943)Fanny Crossingham (1856-1943)82
Morris Apatow (1888-1965)
Joseph Australia Archer (1882-1965)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)
Aurel Athanasescu (c1890-c1965)
Albert Edward Atkins (1877-1965)Joseph Albert Atkins (1846-1931)Jane Mary Cox (c1846-1941)
Elizabeth Jane Bacon (1863-1965)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Afra Bakker (1912-1965)Nicolaas Bakker (1882-1959)Cornelia Besseling (1882-1951)
Violet Nina Baring (1881-1965)Francis Charles Baring (1852-1926)Isabella Augusta Schuster (-1945)
István Bartha (1901-1965)Gyula Bartha (1873-1913)Teréz Kovács (1877-1929)
Marguerite Beaubois (1903-1965)
Johanna Elisabeth Maria Beijenveld (1879-1965)Gerardus Hendrikus Beijenveld (c1854-)Margaretha Johanna Elisabeth Wennink (1853-)86
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6918 people lived in 1965

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
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Events of the year 1965 at Familypedia

49 people were married in 1965.

 Joined with
Melissa Abicht (1939-2009)James Newton (1940-2018)
Naomi Achs (1946)Eric Foner (1943)+Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal (1949)
Joaquin Aquino (1935-1988)Lisa Chan (1937-1999)
Domnica Bottea (1942-)Ion Filotti (1941-)
Călina Brătăşanu (1943-1977)Gheorghe I. Cantacuzino (1937)
Jonathan James Bush (1931)Josephine Bradley (1930)
Krisztina Bánffy de Losoncz (1943)Péter Böjthe de Kerczed (1941)
Péter Böjthe de Kerczed (1941)Krisztina Bánffy de Losoncz (1943)
David Hoyt Canary (1938-2015)Julie M. Anderson + Maureen Maloney
Roxana Carabulea (c1945)Ștefan Grigore de Fáy (1943)
Lisa Chan (1937-1999)Joaquin Aquino (1935-1988)
Carla Ann Corder (1943-2015)Samuel E. Ballenger (bef1965-)
Susan Barbara Cullen-Ward (1941-2004)Richard Williams (c1940)+ Leka Zogu (1939-2011)
Stanley Ann Dunham (1942-1995)Barack Obama (1936-1982)+Lolo Soetoro (1936)
Susan Dell Filmer (1932-2009)John Steadman Hugh Williams (1935-2015)
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There were 0 military battles in 1965.


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