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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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The Great Race

The Great Race

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk

Country: United States of America

The Sons of Katie Elder

The Sons of Katie Elder

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Martha Hyer, Michael Anderson Jr.

Country: United States of America

Von Ryan's Express

Von Ryan's Express

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter

Country: United States of America

Cat Ballou

Cat Ballou

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States of America

The Hallelujah Trail

The Hallelujah Trail

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick, Jim Hutton, Pamela Tiffin

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1965?
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My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands

My Shadow Ran Fast

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Who is Bill Sands? As a youngster, he was a violent, law-breaking, convention-defying young thug. He would probably have committed murder had he not been stopped.

Fred Allen'S Letters by Joe McCarthy

Fred Allen'S Letters

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The distilled wit -- sometimes warmhearted, sometimes biting -- of one of the century's great comedians.

Taken Care Of by Edith Sitwell

Taken Care Of

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Dame Edith Sitwell died while this autobiography was in the course of printing. One of the last acts of her life was to approve the 'specimen page' from the printer.

A Pillar Of Iron by Taylor Caldwell

A Pillar Of Iron

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A Pillar of Iron

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)