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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1965: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1965?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1965 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
  • 02 Aug 1965 Morley Safer sends first Vietnam report indicating US is losing war.
  • 04 Aug 1965 Cook Islands enters into free association with New Zealand
  • 05 Aug 1965 Dave Marr wins PGA title
  • 06 Aug 1965 32nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 24, All-Stars 16 (68,000)
  • 07 Aug 1965 The infamous first party between Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and motorcycle gang the Hells Angels takes place at Kesey's estate in La Honda, California introducing psychedelics to the gang world and forever linking the hippie movement to the Hell's Angels.
  • 08 Aug 1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
  • 09 Aug 1965 Fire in Titan II silo in Searcy Arkansas, 53 die
  • 10 Aug 1965 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
  • 11 Aug 1965 6 day insurrection starts in Watts section of Los Angeles
  • 12 Aug 1965 Elizabeth Lane becomes 1st female British Supreme Court Justice
  • 13 Aug 1965 The rock group Jefferson Airplane debuts at the Matrix in San Francisco, California and begins to appear there regularly.
  • 14 Aug 1965 Beatles tape an appearance for Ed Sullivan Show
  • 15 Aug 1965 47th PGA Championship: Dave Marr shoots a 280 at Laurel Valley Golf Club - Pennsylvania
  • 16 Aug 1965 AFL awards its first expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins).
  • 18 Aug 1965 Vietnam War: Operation Starlite begins : United States Marines destroy a Viet Cong stronghold on the Van Tuong peninsula in the first major American ground battle of the war.
  • 19 Aug 1965 Auschwitz trials end with 6 life sentences
  • 20 Aug 1965 Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
  • 21 Aug 1965 Gemini 5 launched into Earth orbit (two astronauts).
  • 22 Aug 1965 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open
  • 27 Aug 1965 Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
  • 29 Aug 1965 Astronauts Cooper and Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5.
  • 30 Aug 1965 Section of Allalin glacier wipes out construction site at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland.
  • 31 Aug 1965 US House of Representatives joins Senate in establishing Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Movies

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Pather Panchali

Pather Panchali

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Subir Banerjee, Chunibala Devi

Country: United States of America

Rashomon

Rashomon

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Country: United States of America

Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Room

Room

Written by:

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson

Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Wendy Crewson

Spotlight

Spotlight

Written by:

Directed by: Tom McCarthy

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1965?
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The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1964

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“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyA national bestseller, The Making of the President 1964 is the critically acclaimed account of the 1964 presidential campaign, from the assassination

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby by Tom Wolfe

The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

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"An excellent book by a genius," said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism."This

The Man With The Golden Gun by Ian Fleming

The Man With The Golden Gun

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Bond may have a license to kill, but “Pistols” Scaramanga has a talent for it. He’s a KGB-trained assassin who’s left a trail of dead British Secret Service agents in his

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 …