Class of 1965

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1965 Historical Events

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36th President:
Lyndon B. Johnson

Served from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969 (5 years)
World Series Winner:
St. Louis Cardinals (NL)

Defeated the New York Yankees (AL) with a record of 4-3
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
William Westmoreland

From USA
Malcolm X was assassinated
(Feb. 21 1965)


For 1965 movies, The Sound of Music came out on top. It grossed over $163,214,286 to make it the most popular movie of 1965. Among 1965 TV shows, Bonanza was the most popular for the year.


Top Movies from 1965

  • Doctor Zhivago
  • Thunderball
  • Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
  • That Darn Cat!
  • The Great Race
  • Cat Ballou
  • What's New Pussycat?
  • Shenandoah
  • Von Ryan's Express
  • The Sound of Music

Top Songs from 1965

  • I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch), Four Tops
  • Wooly Bully, Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
  • My Girl, Temptations
  • You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', Righteous Brothers
  • Downtown, Petula Clark
  • Help!, The Beatles

Billboard Top Songs from 1965

All of the 1965 hits below topped the 1965 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1965 top songs?

1.Sam The Sham and The PharaohsWooly Bully
2.Four TopsI Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
3.Rolling Stones(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
4.We FiveYou Were On My Mind
5.Righteous BrothersYou've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
6.Petula ClarkDowntown
8.Herman's HermitsCan't You Hear My Heartbeat
9.Elvis PresleyCrying In The Chapel
10.TemptationsMy Girl
11.Beach BoysHelp Me, Rhonda
12.Roger MillerKing Of The Road
13.Jewel AikensThe Birds And The Bees
14.Mel CarterHold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
15.Jr. Walker and The All StarsShotgun
16.Sonny and CherI Got You Babe
17.Gary Lewis and The PlayboysThis Diamond Ring
18.Ramsey Lewis TrioThe "In" Crowd
19.Herman's HermitsMrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter
20.SupremesStop! In The Name Of Love
21.Righteous BrothersUnchained Melody
22.Herman's HermitsSilhouettes
23.SeekersI'll Never Find Another You
24.Jay and The AmericansCara, Mia
25.ByrdsMr. Tambourine Man
26.Sounds OrchestralCast Your Fate To The Wind
27.Barbara MasonYes, I'm Ready
28.Tom JonesWhat's New Pussycat?
29.Barry McGuireEve Of Destruction
30.McCoysHang On Sloopy
31.BeatlesTicket To Ride
32.Bert Kaempfert and His Orch.Red Roses For A Blue Lady
33.James Brown and The Famous FlamesPapa's Got A Brand New Bag
34.Wayne Fontana and The MindbendersGame Of Love
35.Shirley EllisThe Name Game
36.Petula ClarkI Know A Place
37.SupremesBack In My Arms Again
38.Barbara LewisBaby I'm Yours
39.KingsmenThe Jolly Green Giant
40.Patti PageHush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte
41.Bob DylanLike A Rolling Stone
42.Freddie and The DreamersI'm Telling You Now
43.Gerry and The PacemakersFerry Cross The Mersey
44.Righteous BrothersJust Once In My Life
45.Johnny RiversSeventh Son
46.Herman's HermitsI'm Henry VIII, I Am
47.Horst JankowskiA Walk In The Black Forest
48.YardbirdsFor Your Love
49.Beach BoysCalifornia Girls
50.Moody BluesGo Now
51.Shirley BasseyGoldfinger
52.Billy Joe RoyalDown In The Boondocks
53.Glenn YarbroughBaby The Rain Must Fall
54.Dave Clark FiveCatch Us If You Can
55.BeatlesEight Days A Week
56.Beau BrummelsJust A Little
57.Ian WhitcombYou Turn Me On
58.Marvin GayeI'll Be Doggone
59.Gary Lewis and The PlayboysSave Your Heart For Me
60.KinksTired Of Waiting For You
61.Gary Lewis and The PlayboysCount Me In
62.KinksAll Day And All Of The Night
63.Jackie DeShannonWhat The World Needs Now Is Love
64.Tom JonesIt's Not Unusual
65.Sir Douglas QuintetShe's About A Mover
66.Sam CookeShake
67.Herman's HermitsWonderful World
68.Martha and The VandellasNowhere To Run
69.YardbirdsHeart Full Of Soul
70.SearchersLove Potion Number Nine
71.Dickle LeeLaurie (Strange Things Happen)
72.Sonny and CherBaby Don't Go
73.TurtlesIt Ain't Me Babe
74.ZombiesTell Her No
75.Peter and GordonI Go To Pieces
76.Vic DanaRed Roses For A Blue Lady
77.Patty DukeDon't Just Stand There
78.MiraclesThe Tracks Of My Tears
79.Brenda LeeToo Many Rivers
80.Dave Clark FiveI Like It Like That
81.Bobby GoldsboroLittle Things
82.Peter and GordonTrue Love Ways
83.Four TopsIt's The Same Old Song
84.FortunesYou've Got Your Troubles
85.Joe TexHold What You've Got
86.AnimalsWe Gotta Get Out Of This Place
87.Beau BrummelsLaugh, Laugh
88.Rolling StonesThe Last Time
89.Lovin' SpoonfulDo You Believe In Magic
90.CherAll I Really Want To Do
91.Little Anthony and The ImperialsTake Me Back
92.StrangelovesI Want Candy
93.MiraclesOoo Baby Baby
94.SonnyLaugh At Me
95.Roy HeadTreat Her Right
96.Jack JonesThe Race Is On
97.Dino, Desi and BillyI'm A Fool
98.Ad LibsThe Boy From New York City
99.Del ShannonKeep Searchin'
100.Marvin GayeHow Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1965


  1. Linda
  2. Mary
  3. Patricia
  4. Barbara
  5. Sandra


  1. James
  2. Robert
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard

Class of 1965 Yearbook

Class of 1965 Reunion

Your 60 year reunion is only 2 years away!

Class of 1965: If are part of the 1965 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends. Be sure to visit® to find old friends from the class of 1965 and reconnect with fellow class of '65 graduates. They have tools to help you plan a class of 1965 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1965, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.

If you did not graduate in the class of 1965, try the Class of 1964 or the Class of 1966.