January 1965 calendar
Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 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 January 1965: find out below
Which were the important events of January 1965?
- 01 Jan 1965 International Cooperation Year begins
- 02 Jan 1965 Martin Luther King Jr begins a drive to register black voters in the USA.
- 03 Jan 1965 Robert Kennedy begins term as US Senator for New York.
- 04 Jan 1965 United States President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaims his ''Great Society'' during his State of the Union address.
- 06 Jan 1965 Geoff Boycott takes 3-47 against South Africa, his best Test bowling.
- 07 Jan 1965 France announces it will convert US$150 million of its currency to gold.
- 08 Jan 1965 Star of India returned to American Museum of Natural History.
- 09 Jan 1965 The Mirzapur Cadet College formally opens for academic activities in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
- 10 Jan 1965 WKBD TV channel 50 in Detroit, MI (IND) begins broadcasting
- 12 Jan 1965 Hullabaloo premieres on NBC-TV
- 14 Jan 1965 The Prime Minister of Northern Ireland and the Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland meet for the first time in 43 years.
- 15 Jan 1965 Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Michigan forms
- 16 Jan 1965 Oh What a Lovely War closes at Broadhurst NYC after 125 performances
- 18 Jan 1965 H L de Vries appointed Dutch Governor of Suriname.
- 19 Jan 1965 The unmanned ''Gemini 2'' is launched on a suborbital test of various spacecraft systems.
- 20 Jan 1965 The Rolling Stones, The Dave Clark Five and The Kink appear on Shindig
- 21 Jan 1965 Persians Premier Ali Mansoer injured
- 22 Jan 1965 US launches TIROS 9 weather satellite.
- 23 Jan 1965 King Family Show (musical variety) premieres on ABC TV
- 26 Jan 1965 South Vietnam military coup under General Nguyen Khanh.
- 27 Jan 1965 Ground breaking for Dragon Gateway at Grant Avenue
- 28 Jan 1965 The current design of the Flag of Canada is chosen by an act of Parliament.
- 30 Jan 1965 The Name Game by Shirley Ellis hits #3
- 31 Jan 1965 Pud Galvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame.
French singer-songwriter, one of the most honored and popular in France.
Israeli-born French actor and director.
American musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer.
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American playwright, the author of "A Raisin in the Sun," the first play by a black woman to be produced on Broadway, running for 19 months.
Actor (King Kong, Nazi Agent, Son of Kong), dies at 89.
British politician, a descendant of the 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650 to 1722).
Actor (Calling Dr Kildare), dies at 73.
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