March 1965

 Sound of Music opens

Top movie in 1965
Top movie in 1965

Temptations’ “My Girl” reaches #1 1st

the temptations

US combat forces arrive in Vietnam (3,500 Marines) The first American combat troops, the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, arrive in Vietnam to defend the US airfield at Danang.

Vietnam War

Beatles’ “Eight Days a Week” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks


T.G.I. Friday’s 1st restaurant opens in NYC


Gemini 3 launched, 1st US 2-man space flight (Grissom & Young)

Look at those spacesuits
Look at those spacesuits

Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others



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