Pop Culture Madness!

1965 Trivia

<< - 1964
World Series Champions:
Los Angeles Dodgers
NFL Champions:
Green Bay Packers
AFL Champions:
Buffalo Bills
NBA Champions:
Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champs:
Montreal Canadiens
U.S. Open Golf:
Gary Player
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Manuel Santana/ Margaret Smith
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Roy Emerson/Margaret Smith
NCAA Football Champions:
Alabama & Michigan
NCAA Basketball Champions:
UCLA
Kentucky Derby:
Lucky Debonair
The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Barbara Eden, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Diana Rigg, Doris Day, Annette Funicello, Barbara Feldon, Kim Novak, Jane Fonda
"The Quotes"

"Sorry about that, Chief"
- Maxwell Smart

"Caution: Cigarette Smoking May Be Hazardous To Your Health"
- US Surgeon General

"Turn on, tune in and drop out"
- Dr. Timothy Leary

Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
William Westmoreland
Miss America:
Vonda Van Dyke (Phoenix, AZ)
Miss USA:
Sue Ann Downey (Ohio)
Nerd News:

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov was the first person to 'walk' in space, on March 18th, next to the Voskhod 2.'

The first T.G.I. Fridays restaurant opened in Manhattan.

James Russell invented the compact disc in 1965, although the public first got a first taste of this invention in 1980.

Joseph Licklider's 1962 idea became a reality with his Integalactic Computer Network in 1965, the first internet. Al Gore won the Court of Public Opinion 'common knowledge' Internet creator title in the late 1990s.

The Habit:
Bouncing Wham-O's Super-balls, Troll Dolls (Year 3)
1st appearances & 1965's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Operation, Moon McDare action figures, James Bond Aston Martin from Corgi, Green Ghost Game , Bash! Game , Flea Circus, Super Ball (which could bounce at 92% of the prior bounce), Rock Em' Sock Em' Robots, Mystery Date
1965 Most Popular TV shows:
1. Bonanza (NBC)
2. Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS)
3. The Lucy Show (CBS)
4. The Red Skelton Show (CBS)
5. Batman (Thursday, ABC)
6. The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
7. Bewitched (ABC)
8. The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS)
9. Hogan's Heroes (CBS)
10. Batman (Wednesday, ABC)

The biggest Pop Artists of 1965 include:
Barbara Mason, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Billy Stewart, The Byrds, Gene Chandler, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Fontella Bass, The 4 Seasons, The Four Tops, Freddie & the Dreamers, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Herman's Hermits, The Impressions, Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Jay & the Americans, Joe Tex, Jr. Walker & the All Stars, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Martha and the Vandellas, The Marvelettes, Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, Otis Redding, Petula Clark, The Righteous Brothers, Roger Miller, The Rolling Stones, Shirley Ellis, Solomon Burke, Sonny & Cher, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, The Temptations, Wilson Pickett

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)

The Number One Hits Of 1965:
December 26, 1964 - January 22, 1965: The Beatles - I Feel Fine

January 23, 1965 - February 5, 1965: Petula Clark - Downtown

February 6, 1965 - February 19, 1965: Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

February 20, 1965 - March 5, 1965: Gary Lewis & The Playboys - This Diamond Ring

March 6, 1965 - March 12, 1965: The Temptations - My Girl

March 13, 1965 - March 26, 1965: The Beatles - Eight Days a Week

March 27, 1965 - April 9, 1965: The Supremes - Stop! In the Name of Love

April 10, 1965 - April 23, 1965: Freddie and the Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now

April 24, 1965 - April 30, 1965: Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Game of Love

May 1, 1965 - May 21, 1965: Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter

May 22, 1965 - May 28, 1965: The Beatles - Ticket to Ride

May 29, 1965 - June 11, 1965: The Beach Boys - Help Me Rhonda

June 12, 1965 - June 18, 1965: The Supremes - Back In My Arms Again

June 19, 1965 - June 25, 1965: Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

June 26, 1965 - July 9, 1965: The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man

July 10, 1965 - August 6, 1965: The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

August 7, 1965 - August 13, 1965: Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am

August 14, 1965 - September 3, 1965: Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe

September 4, 1965 - September 24, 1965: The Beatles - Help!

September 25, 1965 - October 1, 1965: Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction

October 2, 1965 - October 8, 1965: The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy

October 9, 1965 - November 5, 1965: The Beatles - Yesterday

November 6, 1965 - November 19, 1965: The Rolling Stones - Get Off of My Cloud

November 20, 1965 - December 3, 1965: The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony

December 4, 1965 - December 24, 1965: The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn!

December 25, 1965 - December 31, 1966: The Dave Clark Five - Over and Over