September 1965 calendar

September 1965

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1965?


  • 01 Sep 1965 The San Francisco Mint facility resumes production of circulating coins. Coins had last been struck for circulation in San Francisco in 1955.
  • 02 Sep 1965 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his 400th HR
  • 03 Sep 1965 Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
  • 04 Sep 1965 KREZ TV channel 6 in Durango, CO (CBS / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Sep 1965 India invades West Pakistan
  • 07 Sep 1965 During an Indo-Pakistani War, China announces that it will reinforce its troops on the Indian border.
  • 08 Sep 1965 Hurricane Betsy kills 75 in Louisiana and Florida
  • 09 Sep 1965 Francois Mitterrand nominated for French presidency
  • 10 Sep 1965 Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
  • 11 Sep 1965 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
  • 12 Sep 1965 79th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Billie Jean King
  • 13 Sep 1965 Beatles release Yesterday
  • 14 Sep 1965 F-Troop premieres
  • 15 Sep 1965 Lost in Space premieres
  • 16 Sep 1965 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen West Germany
  • 17 Sep 1965 WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 18 Sep 1965 Get Smart premieres
  • 19 Sep 1965 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • 20 Sep 1965 WXXW (now WYCC) TV channel 20 in Chicago, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 21 Sep 1965 The Gambia, Maldives and Singapore are admitted as members of the United Nations.
  • 22 Sep 1965 India and Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect
  • 24 Sep 1965 Belgium Victor Leemans elected Chairman of European Parliament
  • 25 Sep 1965 Do I Hear a Waltz? closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • 26 Sep 1965 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • 27 Sep 1965 The largest tanker ship at the time, ''Tokyo Maru'', is launched in Yokohama, Japan.
  • 28 Sep 1965 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
  • 29 Sep 1965 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 30 Sep 1965 LA Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts
  • 11 Sep 1965 Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Help!
  2. - Eve Of Destruction
  3. - Hang On Sloopy
  4. - Like A Rolling Stone
  5. - California Girls

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
  2. - Tears
  3. - I Got You Babe
  4. - Almost There
  5. - Make It Easy On Yourself


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 1965?

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.

The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1964


"[White] revolutionized the art of politics reporting." --William F. BuckleyA national bestseller The Making of the President 1964 is the highly acclaimed account of the 1964 presidential election, starting with the assassination.

The Man With The Golden Gun by Ian Fleming

The Man With The Golden Gun


Bond may be able to kill, but "Pistols Scaramanga" has the ability to do it. Assassin KGB-trained, he's left a trail behind British Secret Service agents who were killed in his mission.

Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley

Sixpence In Her Shoe


Fourth printing 1964. MacMillan. Front cover has name and bookplate. Corners slightly bumped. Light stain in the top right corner of the first 8 pages, otherwise it is clean.

The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre

The Looking Glass War


The New York Times bestseller author of A Delicate truth and Our Kind of Traitor. This film will soon be a major motion movie starring Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris as well as Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis and Stellan Skrsgard.