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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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The Ipcress File

The Ipcress File

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd

Country: United States of America

Major Dundee

Major Dundee

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn

Country: United States of America

Operation Crossbow

Operation Crossbow

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Girl Happy

Girl Happy

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone, Gary Crosby

Country: United States of America

Coast of Skeletons

Coast of Skeletons

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Lynn

Starring: Richard Todd, Dale Robertson, Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1965?
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The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara

The Horse Knows The Way

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Dust jacket design by Anita Karl. A collection of 28 new stories.

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 Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt

The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin

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Born a village girl, Kerensa Carlee had only her beauty and wit to live by. From the moment she saw it, Kerensa determined to become mistress of St Larnston Abbas, home

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

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.