1965 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

1965 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

Top Ten Baby Names of 1965:
Lisa, Mary, Karen, Kimberly, Susan, Michael, John, David, James, Robert

The Hotties, Fashion Icons and Sex Symbols:
Ursula Andress, Brigitte Bardot, Carroll Baker, Claudia Cardinale, Julie Christie, Yvonne Craig, Catherine Deneuve, Angie Dickinson, Shirley Eaton, Barbara Eden, Jane Fonda, Virna Lisi, Sophia Loren, Tina Louise, Ann-Margret, Julie Newmar, Kim Novak, Sue Peterson, Diana Rigg, Tura Satana, Edie Sedgwick, Elke Sommer, Stella Stevens, Monica Vitti

1965HottiesSex Symbols, Leading Men and Hollywood Hunks:
Sean Connery, Mick Jagger, Robert Redford, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley

“The Quotes:”
“Sorry about that, Chief”
– Maxwell Smart

“Caution: Cigarette Smoking May Be Hazardous To Your Health”
– US Surgeon General

“Turn on, tune in and drop out”
– Dr. Timothy Leary

Time Magazine’s Man of the Year:
William Westmoreland

Miss America:
Vonda Van Dyke (Phoenix, AZ)

Miss USA:
Sue Ann Downey (Ohio)

Nerd News:
Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov was the first person to ‘walk’ in space, on March 18th, next to the Voskhod 2.’

The first T.G.I. Fridays restaurant opened in Manhattan.

James Russell invented the compact disc in 1965, although the public first got a first taste of this invention in 1980.

Joseph Licklider’s 1962 idea became a reality with his Intergalactic Computer Network in 1965, the first internet.

Al Gore tried to win the Court of Public Opinion ‘common knowledge’ title of Creator of the Internet in the late 1990s.

The Habit:
Bouncing Wham-O’s Super-balls, Troll Dolls (Year 3)

EmmaP11st appearances & 1965’s Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Operation, Moon McDare action figures, James Bond Aston Martin from Corgi, Aurora Models, Green Ghost Game , Bash! Game , Flea Circus, Super Ball (which could bounce at 92% of the prior bounce), Rock Em’ Sock Em’ Robots, Mystery Date

Best Film Oscar Winner:
My Fair Lady (presented in 1965)

1965 Most Popular TV shows:
1. Bonanza (NBC)
2. Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS)
3. The Lucy Show (CBS)
4. The Red Skelton Show (CBS)
5. Batman (Thursday, ABC)
6. The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
7. Bewitched (ABC)
8. The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS)
9. Hogan’s Heroes (CBS)
10. Batman (Wednesday, ABC)

1965 Billboard Number One Songs:
December 26, 1964 – January 15, 1965:
I Feel Fine – The Beatles

January 16 – January 22:
Come See About Me – The Supremes

January 23 – February 5:
Downtown Petula Clark

February 6 – February 19:
You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’ – The Righteous Brothers

February 20 – March 5:
This Diamond Ring – Gary Lewis & The Playboys

March 6 – March 12:
My Girl – The Temptations

March 13 March 26:
Eight Days A Week – The Beatles

March 27 – April 9:
Stop! In The Name of Love – The Supremes

April 10 – April 23:
I’m Telling You Now – Freddie & The Dreamers

April 24 – April 30:
Game of Love – Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders

May 1 – May 21:
Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter Herman’s Hermits

May 22 – May 28:
Ticket to Ride – The Beatles

May 29 – June 11:
Help Me Rhonda – Beach Boys

June 12 – June 18:
Back In My Arms Again – The Supremes

June 19 – June 25:
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – Four Tops

June 26 – July 2:
Mr. Tambourine Man – The Byrds

July 3 – July 9:
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – Four Tops

July 10 – August 6:
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones

August 7 – August 13:
I’m Henry VIII, I Am – Herman’s Hermits

August 14 – September 3:
I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher

September 4 – September 24:
Help! – The Beatles

September 25 – October 1:
Eve of Destruction – Barry McGuire

October 2 – October 8:
Hang on Sloopy – The McCoys

October 9 – November 5:
Yesterday – The Beatles

November 6 – November 19:
Get Off My Cloud – Rolling Stones

November 20 – December 3:
I Hear A Symphony – The Supremes

December 4 – December 24:
Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds

December 25 – December 31:
Over and Over – The Dave Clark 5

Sports:
World Series Champions:     Los Angeles Dodgers
NFL Champions:     Green Bay Packers
AFL Champions:     Buffalo Bills
NBA Champions:     Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champs:     Montreal Canadians
U.S. Open Golf     Gary Player
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)     Manuel Santana/ Margaret Smith
Wimbledon (Men/Women):     Roy Emerson/Margaret Smith
NCAA Football Champions:     Alabama & Michigan
NCAA Basketball Champions:     UCLA
Kentucky Derby:     Lucky Debonair

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