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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1965.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1965: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1965?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1965 Syncom 3, first geosynchronous communications satellite, passes from civilian to military control.
  • 02 Apr 1965 Hochhuths play Stellvertreter banned in Italy
  • 03 Apr 1965 First atomic powered spacecraft (SNAP) launched.
  • 04 Apr 1965 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational.
  • 05 Apr 1965 37th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards: Best picture: My Fair Lady;
  • 06 Apr 1965 Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") launched; first commercial geosynchronous communications satellite.
  • 07 Apr 1965 Bevan Congdon makes a stumping as 12th man New Zealand versus Pakistan.
  • 09 Apr 1965 Beatles Ticket to Ride is released in the UK
  • 11 Apr 1965 40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 and injuring 5,000.
  • 12 Apr 1965 Linda Darnell, US actress (Dakota Incident), dies at age 43.
  • 13 Apr 1965 1st US Senate black page, Lawrence W Bradford Jr, 16, appointed by New York Sen Jacob Javits
  • 14 Apr 1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 15 Apr 1965 NFL changes penalty flag from white to bright gold.
  • 16 Apr 1965 Test flight of heavy Saturn S-1C rocket.
  • 17 Apr 1965 The first SDS march against the Vietnam War draws 25,000 protestors to Washington, DC.
  • 18 Apr 1965 Consecration of St Clement of Ohrid Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto, Canada.
  • 19 Apr 1965 T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London
  • 21 Apr 1965 The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair opens for its second and final season.
  • 23 Apr 1965 Launch of first Soviet communications satellite.
  • 24 Apr 1965 Comedy in Music-Opus 2 closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
  • 25 Apr 1965 19th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 1.
  • 26 Apr 1965 A Rolling Stones concert in London, Ontario is shut down by police after 15 minutes due to rioting.
  • 27 Apr 1965 RC Duncan patents "Pampers" disposable diaper.
  • 28 Apr 1965 Barbra Streisand stars on My Name is Barbra special on CBS
  • 29 Apr 1965 Malta is 18th member of Council of Europe.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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In Harm's Way

In Harm's Way

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Country: United States of America

Alphaville

Alphaville

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Valérie Boisgel

Country: United States of America

Merveilleuse Angélique

Merveilleuse Angélique

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Claude Giraud, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Release year: 1965

Directed by: William Conrad

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Dana Andrews, Anne Francis, Viveca Lindfors

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1965?
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The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen

The Founding Father

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"The extraordinary bestseller about Joseph P. Kennedy- grandson of a poor Irish immigrant, father of President John F. Kennedy." (Back cover)

Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg

Catherine The Great

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386 pages - illustrations section

Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton

Funeral In Berlin

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A ferociously cool Cold War thriller from the author of The Ipcress File.Len Deighton’s third novel has become a classic, as compelling and suspenseful now as when it first exploded on

A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker

A Covenant With Death

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A stunning courtroom drama set in 1920s New Mexico: “If you enjoyed Anatomy of a Murder or To Kill a Mockingbird, this is your kind of book” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

Don'T Stop The Carnival by Herman Wouk

Don'T Stop The Carnival

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It's every parrothead's dream: to leave behind the rat race of the workaday world and start life all over again amidst the cool breezes, sun-drenched colors, and rum-laced drinks of a