Growing up in the 50's and 60's
The 1960's news and entertainment
1965 - News and Entertainment
Changes continue - the World watches America
The news this year was quite centred on America; Both the Civil Rights Movement led by Martin Luther-King and the growing opposition to the war in Vietnam were gaining momentum.
The American Charts were still being dominated by British Pop Music, the Rolling Stones achieved their first Number One there with 'Satisfaction', closely followed with 'Get off of my Cloud'. The Byrds and other more anti-establishment US Bands were coming to the fore more.
Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as President of the United State of America
Years top selling Album (UK)
The Soundtrack for 'The Sound of Music'
Years top selling Single (UK)
Tears - Ken Dodd (oh dear !!!)
Best Movie Oscar
My Fair Lady
Best Actor Oscar
Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
Best Actress Oscar
Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
At the Cinema 1965
The Sound of Music, Doctor Zhivago, Thunderball, Cat Ballou, What's new Pussycat, Von Ryan's Express, The Greatest Story Ever Told, For a few Dollars more, The Sandpiper, Darling, The Train
People born in 1965
Vinnie Jones (footballer), Hugh Fearnley Whittingshall,James Nesbitt, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen, Damien Hirst, Elizabeth Hurley, J.K.Rowling, Shania Twain, Lennox Lewis, Steve Coogan, Ben Stiller,
UK Singles - No.1 hits 1965
The Moody Blues -"Go Now"
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