June 1965

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The following events occurred in June, 1965.

June 1, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

June 2, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

June 3, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

June 4, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • British ocean liner Pendennis Castle runs aground in Southampton Water, but is refloated undamaged after 4½ hours.[1]

June 5, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

June 6, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Italian tanker SS Luisa explodes and catches fire at Bandar Mashar, Iran, killing 30 of her 41 crew, and two others onshore. The ship capsizes and sinks in shallow water.[3]

June 7, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

June 8, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • The 332-ton collier ship Shelley sinks in Belfast Lough.
  • Born: Alberto Marquez, academic and engineer, Mexico City.

June 9, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

June 10, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

June 11, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

June 12, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Battle of Sungei Koemba: An Australian patrol ambushes an Indonesian force on the Sungei Koemba river in Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). Dennis, Peter; Grey, Jeffrey (1996). Emergency and Confrontation: Australian Military Operations in Malaya and Borneo 1950–1966. The Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948–1975. Volume Five. St Leonards: Allen and Unwin. p. 275. ISBN 978-1-86373-302-1.  At the end of the 20-minute action, the Australians have suffered no casualties, while eight Indonesians have been killed and one seriously wounded.
  • The Beatles are appointed Members of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours.[6] The honour was believed to have been conveyed at the instigation of prime minister Harold Wilson. Since it was unusual for popular musicians to be appointed as MBEs, a number of previous recipients complained and protested: MP Hector Dupuis commented, "British royalty has put me on the same level as a bunch of vulgar numbskulls".[7]

June 13, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

June 14, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

June 15, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • United States Air Force Lt Colonel Charles D. Tubbs is killed and two other crewmen injured when their B-58 Hustler bomber crashes at the Paris Air Show. The plane lands short of the runway, striking the "instrument approach beacons", and bursts into flames.[9]
  • In the UK, the Hughes-Parry Committee submits its report on the legal status of the Welsh language.[10]

June 16, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

June 17, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

June 18, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

  • The original scheduled launch date of the "station that never was", WDV-11 in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. The city government had decreed in November 1963 that television could never be introduced in Warrnambool.
  • Born: Uday Hussein, Iraqi politician, son of Saddam Hussein and his first wife, Sajida Talfah, in Tikrit (died 2003)

June 19, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

June 20, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

June 21, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

June 22, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

June 23, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

June 24, 1965 (Thursday)[edit]

June 25, 1965 (Friday)[edit]

June 26, 1965 (Saturday)[edit]

June 27, 1965 (Sunday)[edit]

June 28, 1965 (Monday)[edit]

June 29, 1965 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • A new lighthouse is towed out to the Kish Bank, off the coast of Dublin, Ireland, where it replaces the existing lightship; it goes into full operation in November of the same year.
  • Pad Abort Test 2 of the Apollo spacecraft is carried out at Launch Complex 36, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA.
  • Born: Ignacio Provencio, German-born US scientist, in Bitburg, Germany

June 30, 1965 (Wednesday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liner goes aground in mist" The Times (London). Saturday, 5 June 1965. (56340), col G, p. 6.
  2. ^ Nichols, CDR John B., and Barret Tillman, On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War Over Vietnam, Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-559-9, p. 152.
  3. ^ "32 die in Tanker Explosion" The Times (London). Monday, 7 June 1965. (56341), col G, p. 8.
  4. ^ "Judy Holiday, 42, Is Dead of Cancer", The New York Times, June 8, 1965, p. 1
  5. ^ Sophie Parkin, "Walking to the beat of a new waste land: an interview with Michael Horovitz", 3:AM Magazine, 27 October 2007.
  6. ^ Beatles Bible. Accessed 4 December 2013
  7. ^ KZOK Radio. Accessed 4 December 2013
  8. ^ Hermit Eclipse: Saros cycle 139
  9. ^ Hudgins, Garven (June 16, 1965). "U.S. Air Crash Mars Paris Air Show". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  10. ^ Hansard 1965.
  11. ^ Interim Report – The Future of Lake Pedder, Lake Pedder Committee of Enquiry, 29 September 1997.
  12. ^ Selznick, David O. (2000). Behlmer, Rudy, ed. Memo from David O. Selznick. New York: Modern Library. p. 3. ISBN 0-375-75531-4. 
  13. ^ Kocher, Matthew Adam. "Chapter III: War in the Hamlets: Human Ecology and the Vietnam War". Human Ecology and Civil War. p. 18. 
  14. ^ Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 41.
  15. ^ "Overdue party for a jazz pioneer", Salt Lake Tribune, May 8, 2005. Accessed 4 December 2013
  16. ^ Cini, Michelle and Nieves Perez-Solorzano Borragan (eds.). European Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  17. ^ "Авилов Виктор Иванович". Справочник по истории Коммунистической партии и Советского Союза 1898 - 1991. Retrieved 2009-03-13.