Autumn of 1965

 

September

 

Hurricane Betsy in Louisiana & Florida

 

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Tibet is made an autonomous region of China

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17th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show & Dick Van Dyke win

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Beatles release “Yesterday”

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“Get Smart” premieres

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Maxwell Smart on his Shoe phone
Maxwell Smart on his Shoe phone

 

 October

 

“Vinland Map” is introduced by Yale University as being the 1st known map of America, drawn about 1440 by Norse explorer Lief Eriksson

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November

 

“Days of Our Lives” premieres on TV

 

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Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.

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Kellogg’s Pop Tarts pastries created

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December

 

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” premieres

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Director David Lean’s “Dr Zhivago” premieres

 

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“Funny Girl” with Barbra Streisand closes on Broadway

 

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Barbara Streisand in Funny Girl

 

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