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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1965?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1965 Coal mine explosion in Fukuoka Japan kills 236
  • 03 Jun 1965 Gemini 4 launched; second US two-man flight (McDivitt and White).
  • 04 Jun 1965 Duane Earl Pope robbed the Farmers' State Bank of Big Springs, Nebraska, killing three people execution style and severely wounding a fourth. The crime landed Pope on the FBI Ten Most Wanted list.
  • 05 Jun 1965 Wooly Bully by Sam the Sham and Pharaohs hits #2
  • 06 Jun 1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational
  • 07 Jun 1965 Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • 08 Jun 1965 USSR launches Luna 6; missed Moon
  • 09 Jun 1965 Frenchman, Machal Jazy, runs record mile in 3:53.6
  • 10 Jun 1965 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dong Xoai begins.
  • 12 Jun 1965 Bajour closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • 13 Jun 1965 19th Tony Awards: Subject Was Roses and Fiddler on the Roof win
  • 14 Jun 1965 Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Jim Maloney no-hits New York Mets but loses in 11, 1-0.
  • 15 Jun 1965 Bob Dylan records Like a Rolling Stone
  • 16 Jun 1965 A planned anti-war protest at The Pentagon becomes a teach-in, with demonstrators distributing 50,000 leaflets in and around the building.
  • 17 Jun 1965 1st bombing by B-52 (50 km north of Saigon)
  • 18 Jun 1965 Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.
  • 19 Jun 1965 KYW-AM in Cleveland Ohio returns call letters to Philadelphia
  • 20 Jun 1965 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
  • 21 Jun 1965 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive Country Club - St. Louis
  • 22 Jun 1965 James D. Lathan and George York are hanged for the murders of 12 people in Tennessee, Illinois, Kansas, and Colorado, which took place over 12 days in 1961.
  • 25 Jun 1965 A U.S. Air Force Boeing C135-A bound for Okinawa crashes just after takeoff at MCAS El Toro in Orange County, California, killing all 85 on board.
  • 26 Jun 1965 Wallon party forms in Belgium
  • 27 Jun 1965 Carol Mann wins LPGA Carling Golf Open
  • 28 Jun 1965 Princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg announce engagement
  • 29 Jun 1965 USAF Captain Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15
  • 30 Jun 1965 NFL grants Atlanta Falcons a franchise.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1965?
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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 Man by Irving Wallace

The Man

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The time is 1964. The place is the Cabinet Room of the Where House. An unexpected accident and the law of succession have just made Douglass Dilman the first black President

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?

The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen

The Founding Father

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"The extraordinary bestseller about Joseph P. Kennedy- grandson of a poor Irish immigrant, father of President John F. Kennedy." (Back cover)

The Green Berets by Robin Moore

The Green Berets

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In 1965, writer Robin Moore wanted to understand more about the little-known activities of the U.S. Army Special Forces, known amongst themselves as the Green Berets.