July 1965 calendar

July 1965

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1965?


  • 01 Jul 1965 KUID TV channel 12 in Moscow, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Jul 1965 79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle
  • 03 Jul 1965 72nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats M Fraiser
  • 04 Jul 1965 Homophile activists picket at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the first in a series of Annual Reminders of the second-class status of LGBT people in the United States.
  • 06 Jul 1965 Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms.
  • 07 Jul 1965 Otis Redding records Respect
  • 08 Jul 1965 Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game
  • 09 Jul 1965 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
  • 11 Jul 1965 Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion
  • 13 Jul 1965 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota
  • 14 Jul 1965 Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k
  • 15 Jul 1965 Mariner IV sends back 1st pictures of Mars
  • 16 Jul 1965 Mount Blanc Road tunnel between France and Italy opens
  • 17 Jul 1965 WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St. Petersburg-Tampa, Florida (ABC) begins
  • 18 Jul 1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
  • 19 Jul 1965 Shooting begins on Star Trek 2nd pilot Where No Man Has Gone Before
  • 20 Jul 1965 New York Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • 21 Jul 1965 Pakistan, Iran, and Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact.
  • 22 Jul 1965 Edward Heath succeeds Alec Douglas-Hume as leader of British Conservative party
  • 23 Jul 1965 Beatles Help is released in the UK
  • 24 Jul 1965 Flora, the Red Menace closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 25 Jul 1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • 26 Jul 1965 Republic of Maldives gains independence from Britain
  • 27 Jul 1965 Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government
  • 28 Jul 1965 LBJ sends 50,000 more soldiers to Vietnam
  • 29 Jul 1965 Beatles movie Help premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends
  • 30 Jul 1965 LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966
  • 31 Jul 1965 Cigarette Ads banned on British TV
  • 08 Jul 1965 Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21 is destroyed by a bomb near 100 Mile House, Canada, killing 52.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1965?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Can't Help Myself
  2. - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
  3. - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
  4. - Mr. Tambourine Man
  5. - What's New Pussycat

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I'm Alive
  2. - Help!
  3. - Heart Full Of Soul
  4. - You've Got Your Troubles
  5. - Mr Tambourine Man


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1965?

Night Of Camp David by Fletcher Knebel

Night Of Camp David


Night of Camp David

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play


Although we think we are relating to others, in reality we are all playing games.

The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen

The Founding Father


"The remarkable bestseller about Joseph P. Kennedy- the grandson of an Irish immigrant and father to President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy."

The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier

The Flight Of The Falcon


I walked across the street to the woman sleeping on the ground and bent down. I felt the furtive odour from stale wine and worn clothes rising to my nostrils.

The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre

The Looking Glass War


The New York Times bestseller author of A Delicate truth and Our Kind of Traitor. This film will soon be a major motion movie starring Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris as well as Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis and Stellan Skrsgard.