• The first of the “Draft Card Burnings” taking place and thousands of students protesting outside of the White House.
• The Watts riots raged for 5 days and killed 30 people.
• Malcolm X is assassinated.
• Gemini 4: Astronaut Edward Higgins White makes the first U.S. space walk.
• The first commercial communications satellite is launched.
• Lyndon Johnson began his first full term as President.
• The 100th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War is observed.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “Beach Blanket Bingo” “How to Stuff a Wild Bikini” “Dr. Zhivago” & “Sound of Music”
• T.V.: “Green Acres” & “Batman”
• The 2nd Beatles movie “Help!” and they’re Saturday morning cartoon show big hits.
• Winston Churchill
• Nat King Cole
• T.S. Elliot
• The first effective American challenge to the dominance of The Beatles and the British Invasion during the mid-1960s
• Coming out of Southern California a band that would prove to be every bit as influential as the lads from Liverpool.
• They would knock the Beatles off the top of the charts in June with a Dylan penned tune.
• The Byrds & “Mr. Tambourine Man”.
• Your #1@1 from June 1965