November 1965 calendar

November 1965

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1965?


  • 01 Nov 1965 Ernie Terrel beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing
  • 03 Nov 1965 Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • 04 Nov 1965 Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 mph) in Utah
  • 05 Nov 1965 Martial law is announced in Rhodesia. The UN General Assembly accepts British intent to use force against Rhodesia if necessary by a vote of 82–9.
  • 07 Nov 1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • 08 Nov 1965 Days of Our Lives premieres on TV
  • 09 Nov 1965 5:16pm, massive power failure in New Engl, and Ontario
  • 10 Nov 1965 Manneke Piss statue stolen in Brussels
  • 11 Nov 1965 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Floyd Patterson in Las Vegas
  • 12 Nov 1965 Ferdinand Marcos elected President of Philippines
  • 13 Nov 1965 Skyscraper opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
  • 14 Nov 1965 Baker Street closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 313 performances
  • 15 Nov 1965 At the Cherry Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney, Roy Disney, and Florida Governor Hayden Burns make the first public announcement of plans to build a new Disney theme park near Orlando.
  • 16 Nov 1965 Venera 3 launched, 1st to land on another planet
  • 17 Nov 1965 General Meeting of the UN refuses admittance of China PR
  • 18 Nov 1965 Twins SS Zoilo Versalles is named AL MVP
  • 19 Nov 1965 ABC radio begins weekly Vietnam Update report
  • 20 Nov 1965 Pickwick closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 21 Nov 1965 1st freighter arrives in Ashdod Port Israel
  • 22 Nov 1965 Bob Dylan weds Sara Lowndes
  • 23 Nov 1965 31st Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Garrett, Southern California (RB)
  • 24 Nov 1965 Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu, becomes President of Zaire
  • 25 Nov 1965 Congo milt coup under General Mobutu, President Kasavubu overthrown
  • 26 Nov 1965 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
  • 27 Nov 1965 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington DC
  • 28 Nov 1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • 29 Nov 1965 Anya opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances

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Music charts

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

  1. - Get Off Of My Cloud
  2. - I Hear A Symphony
  3. - A Lover's Concerto
  4. - 1-2-3
  5. - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Get Off Of My Cloud
  2. - The Carnival Is Over
  3. - Tears
  4. - Yesterday Man
  5. - My Generation


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Tattooed Life

Tattooed Life

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Seijun Suzuki

Starring: Hideki Takahashi, Masako Izumi, Hiroko Itô, Kayo Matsuo

That Darn Cat!

That Darn Cat!

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine, Roddy McDowall

Country: United States of America

The 10th Victim

The 10th Victim

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Elio Petri

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Elsa Martinelli, Salvo Randone

The Heroes of Telemark

The Heroes of Telemark

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave

The Liquidator

The Liquidator

Release year: 1965

Directed by: Jack Cardiff

Starring: Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St. John, Wilfrid Hyde-White


Which were the most popular books released in November 1965?
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Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart

Airs Above The Ground


Vanessa March didn't know she should look for her husband in Vienna, until she saw him in a newsreel shot at the scene a deadly fire.

My Twelve Years With John F. Kennedy by Evelyn Lincoln

My Twelve Years With John F. Kennedy


An up-close-and-personal biography of John F. Kennedy, the president who still captures the hearts of many Americans, as well as people around the world. It was written by his personal secretary for 12 years and was used as source material …

Thomas by Shelley Mydans



An illustrated novel about the life, passion and miracles of Saint Thomas Becket.

Those Who Love by Irving Stone

Those Who Love


From courtship to the White House, John and Abigail Adams' love story

Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Is Paris Burning?


The dramatic story of Paris's liberation by the Allies comes from the bestselling author of The City of Joy. Is Paris Burning