1965 in television

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The year 1965 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1965.

For the American TV schedule, see: 1965-66 American network television schedule.

Events[edit]

Also in 1965
  • First television broadcasts in Paraguay.
  • Three independently-affiliated stations in the Philadelphia market—The "Other Big 3 in Philly"—start operations: WIBF (channel 29) opens on May 16; WKBS-TV (channel 48) opens on September 1 (and operates until 1983); and WPHL-TV (channel 17) opens on September 17.
  • Motorola introduces the first succussful rectangular tube color TV to the mass market.

Noted Debuts[edit]

Television shows[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

Programs ending during 1965[edit]

Date Show Debut
January 16 The Outer Limits 1963
March 11 Jonny Quest 1964
September 3 The Price Is Right 1956
The Jack Benny Show 1950

Changes of network affiliation[edit]

Show Moved from Moved to
My Three Sons ABC CBS
Hazel NBC

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 2 Rosie Millard UK news reporter
January 3 Penny Smith television presenter
January 4 Julia Ormond English actress
January 22 Diane Lane actress
February 3 Maura Tierney
February 7 Chris Rock actor and comedian.
February 23 Kristin Davis actress
March 25 Sarah Jessica Parker
April 16 Martin Lawrence actor and comedian
Jon Cryer actor
April 26 Kevin James
May 7 Owen Hart Canadian wrestler (died 1999)
May 23 Melissa McBride actress and former casting director
May 27 Todd Bridges actor
May 31 Brooke Shields actress and model
July 7 Jeremy Kyle television presenter
July 22 Shawn Michaels wrestler
August 6 Mark Speight British television presenter (died 2008)
August 10 Claudia Christian actress
August 29 Dina Spybey
September 3 Charlie Sheen actor
September 9 Constance Marie actress
November 4 Kiersten Warren
November 21 Alexander Siddig Sudanese-born English actor
November 30 Ben Stiller actor
December 21 Andy Dick

Deaths[edit]

Date Name Age Notability
February 15 Nat King Cole 46 singer
April 27 Edward R. Murrow 57 CBS newsman