Augustana Academy High School
Class Of 1965
War Escalates in Vietnam
First Commercial Satellite launched
Wally Shirra and Thomas Stafford aboard Gemini VIII perform the first docking of two spacecraft.
Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov performs the first spacewalk (Mar. 18).
Demonstrators organize a march from Selma to Birmingham to promote voting rights.
Five days of riots broke out on August 11, 1965 in Watts - Los Angeles, California.
President Johnson announces War on Poverty
Edward White II becomes the first American to walk in space (June 3).
ABC pays an unprecedented $32 million for a 4-year contract with the NCAA to broadcast football games on Saturday afternoons.
World Series NBA Championship Kentucky Derby Champion NCAA Basketball Championship NCAA Football Champions
LA Dodgers d. Minnesota (4-3)
Boston d. LA Lakers (4-1)
UCLA d. Michigan (91-80)
Alabama (AP, FW-tie) (9-1-1) & Michigan St. (UPI, NFF, FW-tie) (10-1-0)
Kentucky Derby Champion
NCAA Basketball Championship
NCAA Football Champions
1."The Sound of Silence" ... Simon and Garfunkel
2."We Can Work It Out" ... The Beatles
3."My Love" ... Petula Clark
4."Lightnin' Strikes" ... Lou Christie
5."These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" ... Nancy Sinatra
6."The Ballad of the Green Berets" ... Sgt. Barry Sadler
7."Soul and Inspiration" ... The Righteous Brothers
8."Good Lovin'" ... The Young Rascals
9."Monday, Monday" ... The Mamas and the Papas
10."When a Man Loves a Woman" ... Percy Sledge
1. Bonanza (NBC)
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