1965 in the United States

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Events from the year 1965 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

Lyndon B. Johnson, the President of the United States, began his full term on January 20

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

October 28: The Gateway Arch is completed

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 9 – A Charlie Brown Christmas, the first Peanuts television special, debuts on CBS, quickly becoming an annual tradition.
  • December 15 – Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 perform the first controlled rendezvous in Earth orbit.
  • December 17 – The British government begins an oil embargo against Rhodesia; the United States joins the effort.
  • December 21 – A new, 1-hour German-American production of The Nutcracker, with an international cast that includes Edward Villella in the title role, makes its U.S. TV debut. It is repeated annually by CBS over the next 3 years, but after that, it is virtually forgotten.

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved 25 August 2016 
  2. ^ Coates, Ta-Nehisi (September 2015), "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration", The Atlantic 
  3. ^ "The Pacifists" Time Magazine. November 12, 1965. (Accessed July 23, 2007) [1]
  4. ^ "Largest Cities Through History". About.com Geography. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 

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