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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1965?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1965 South Africa government says children of white fathers are white.
  • 03 Dec 1965 Beatles begin final UK concert tour in Glasgow
  • 04 Dec 1965 Roar of the Greasepaint closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances
  • 05 Dec 1965 Charles de Gaulle is re-elected as French president with 10,828,421 votes.
  • 08 Dec 1965 Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as President of the USSR
  • 09 Dec 1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas, premieres
  • 10 Dec 1965 Yearling opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 11 Dec 1965 Anya closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 12 Dec 1965 Beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales)
  • 14 Dec 1965 La Grusse Valise opens at 54th St. Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 15 Dec 1965 Bangladesh windstorm kills 10,000
  • 16 Dec 1965 Gemini 6 returns to Earth.
  • 17 Dec 1965 Largest newspaper - Sunday New York Times at 946 pages (50 cents).
  • 18 Dec 1965 La Grusse Valise closes at 54th St. Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 19 Dec 1965 French President Charles De Gaulle re-elected (Mitterrand gets 45 percent).
  • 20 Dec 1965 WFP made a permanent UN agency.
  • 22 Dec 1965 Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up
  • 25 Dec 1965 The Yemeni Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation is founded in Taiz
  • 26 Dec 1965 Funny Girl with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway
  • 27 Dec 1965 The British oil platform ''Sea Gem'' collapses in the North Sea.
  • 28 Dec 1965 Italian Foreign Minister Amintore Fanfani resigns.
  • 29 Dec 1965 Thunderball premieres in US
  • 31 Dec 1965 Jean-Bedel Bokassa, leader of the Central African Republic army, and his military officers begins a coup d'etat against the government of President David Dacko.

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Movies

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For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

A Patch of Blue

A Patch of Blue

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford

Country: United States of America

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Release year: 1965

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

The Flight of the Phoenix

The Flight of the Phoenix

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1965?
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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 …

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

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

A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery

A Gift Of Prophecy

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A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Is Paris Burning?

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From the bestselling author of The City of Joy comes the dramatic story of the Allied liberation of Paris. Is Paris Burning?