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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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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1965?
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Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley

Sixpence In Her Shoe

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Third printing 1964. MacMillan. Name and bookplate inside front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Light stain on top right corner of first 8 pages otherwise clean.

Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg

Catherine The Great

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386 pages - illustrations section

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman

Up The Down Staircase

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Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United …

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

The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt

The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin

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Born a village girl, Kerensa Carlee had only her beauty and wit to live by. From the moment she saw it, Kerensa determined to become mistress of St Larnston Abbas, home