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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1965?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1965 WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Mar 1965 Sound Of Music opens
  • 03 Mar 1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 04 Mar 1965 David Attenbrough became the new controller of BBC2
  • 05 Mar 1965 Ernie Terrel beats Eddie Machen in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 06 Mar 1965 How to Succeed in Business closes at 46th St. NYC after 1415 performances
  • 07 Mar 1965 Alabama state troopers and 600 black protestors clash in Selma
  • 08 Mar 1965 First US combat forces arrive in South Vietnam (3,500 Marines).
  • 09 Mar 1965 The US Treasury Department begins sales of Special Mint sets, at US$4 per set. Collectors can buy in lots of 1, 2, 5, or 10.
  • 10 Mar 1965 Dutch Princess Margriet and Pieter van Vollenhoven, get engaged
  • 11 Mar 1965 Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto.
  • 13 Mar 1965 Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
  • 14 Mar 1965 Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany.
  • 15 Mar 1965 WMFE TV channel 24 in Orlando, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Mar 1965 Police clash with 600 SNCC marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 17 Mar 1965 Beatles announce their film is named 8 Arms to Hold on to You (Help)
  • 18 Mar 1965 Do I Hear a Waltz? opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • 19 Mar 1965 Stoica becomes President and Ceausescu party leader of Romania
  • 20 Mar 1965 Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 versus New Zealand at Delhi, India.
  • 21 Mar 1965 US Ranger 9 launched, last American unmanned lunar space probe; will take 5,814 pictures before lunar impact.
  • 22 Mar 1965 D Senanayake wins general elections in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
  • 23 Mar 1965 Gemini 3 launched, first US two-man space flight (Grissom and Young).
  • 24 Mar 1965 US Ranger 9 strikes Moon, 10 miles (16 km) northeast of crater Alphonsus.
  • 25 Mar 1965 West German Bondsdag extends war crimes retribution.
  • 31 Mar 1965 US orders the first combat troops to Vietnam.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Rebecca

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Country: United States of America

Bombay

Bombay

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1965?
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Iwo Jima by Richard F. Newcomb

Iwo Jima

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From the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship! comes aclassic work of World War II history.Richard F. Newcomb is one of the true masters of military storytelling.

The Ordways by William Humphrey

The Ordways

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The Ordways

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 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

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 …