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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1965?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1965 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam
  • 02 Feb 1965 Joe Ortons Loot, premieres in Brighton
  • 03 Feb 1965 Geraldine McCullough wins Widener Gold Medal for Sculpture
  • 04 Feb 1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 05 Feb 1965 Beursschouwburg opens in Brussels
  • 06 Feb 1965 Kelly opens and closes at Broadhurst Theater, New York City
  • 07 Feb 1965 Cassius Clay becomes a Muslim and adopts the name Muhammad Ali
  • 08 Feb 1965 Eastern DC-7B crashes into Atlantic Ocean off Jones Beach, New Jersey, USA; 84 dead.
  • 09 Feb 1965 Vietnam War: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam.
  • 12 Feb 1965 KHFI (now KBVO) TV channel 42 in Austin, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 13 Feb 1965 Peggy Fleming, 16, wins ladies senior figure skating title
  • 15 Feb 1965 John Lennon passes his driving test
  • 16 Feb 1965 Baker Street opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 313 performances
  • 17 Feb 1965 US Ranger 8 launched; will transmit 7,137 lunar pictures.
  • 18 Feb 1965 Fade Out-Fade In opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 20 Feb 1965 Beatles record That Means a Lot
  • 21 Feb 1965 In New York City, New York, USA, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Nation of Islam members while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity.
  • 22 Feb 1965 USSR launches Kosmos 57 into earth orbit (Voskhod Test)
  • 23 Feb 1965 Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough President
  • 24 Feb 1965 Beatles begin filming Help in Bahamas
  • 26 Feb 1965 West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania.
  • 27 Feb 1965 High Spirits closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 375 performances

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Movies

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Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Country: United States of America

Brazil

Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1965?
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My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin

My Autobiography

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The famous actor, director, and producer candidly discusses his cinematic career, motion pictures, and personal life

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

The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara

The Horse Knows The Way

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Dust jacket design by Anita Karl. A collection of 28 new stories.

Life With Picasso by Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake

Life With Picasso

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Francoise Gilot was a young painter in Pasis when she first met Picasso - he was sixty-two and she was twenty-one. During the following ten years they were lovers, worked closely together and she became mother to two of his …

You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming

You Only Live Twice

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The James Bond adventure novel that takes 007 to the exotic Orient - to the suicide gardens of the maniacal Dr.