Radio Hits of 1965

1965 Sports

*World Series Champions: Los Angeles Dodgers
*NFL Champions: Green Bay Packers
*AFL Champions: Buffalo Bills
*NBA Champions: Boston Celtics
*Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadiens
*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

Fashion Icons:

Barbara Eden, Audrey Hepburn, Annette Funicello, Jayne Mansfield, Brigitte Bardot, Kim Novak, Sophia Loren, Doris Day.

Other Facts

James Russell invented the compact disc' (CD), 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 Integalactic Computer Network in 1965, the first internet. Al Gore won the Court of Public Opinion 'common knowledge' Internet creator title in the late 1990s.
*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
*"Caution: Cigarette Smoking May Be Hazardous To Your Health" - US Surgeon General.
*On March 7, 1965, an estimated 525 to 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Highway 80. Televised images of the brutal attack from state troopers presented people with horrifying images of marchers left bloodied and severely injured, and roused support for the U.S. civil rights movement.
*President Lyndon Johnson signed into law Medicare, which provides low-cost hospitalization and medical insurance for the nation's elderly.
*"Turn on, tune in and drop out" - Dr. Timothy Leary.
*Best Film Oscar Winner: The Sound of Music
+Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: William Westmoreland
*Miss America: Vonda Van Dyke (Phoenix, AZ)
*Miss USA: Sue Ann Downey (Ohio)
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Wham-O's Super-balls, Troll Dolls (Year 3), Wham-O Professional Frisbees, Monster Magnet, Rube Goldberg's Animated Hobby Kit.
What Was On TV:
Bonanza (NBC), Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS), The Lucy Show (CBS), The Red Skelton Show (CBS), Batman (Thursday, ABC), The Andy Griffith Show (CBS), Bewitched (ABC), The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS), Hogan's Heroes (CBS), Batman (Wednesday, ABC).


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