1965 Trivia

Top Ten Hits

#1   (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction    (The Rolling Stones)
I Can’t Help Myself    (The Four Tops )
#3    Wooly Bully   ( Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs)
My Girl   (Temptations)
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’   (Righteous Brothers)
#6    Downtown
   (Petula Clark)
Help!   (The Beatles)
Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat   (Herman’s Hermits)
#9    Crying in The Chapel  
(Elvis Presley)
#10  You Were On My Mind  (We Five)


Other Popular Hits
King of the Road (Roger Miller)
• I'll Never Find Another You (Seekers)
• The Carnival Is Over (Seekers)
• Eve of Destruction (Barry McGuire)
• What's New Pussycat (Tom Jones)
• I Got You, Babe (Sonny & Cher)
• Mr. Tambourine Man (Byrds)
• Ferry across the Mersey (Gerry & the Pacemakers)
• Mrs. Brown You Have a Lovely Daughter (Herman's Hermits)
• Stop! In the Name of Love (Supremes)
• I Hear a Symphony (Supremes)
• Get off of My Cloud
(Rolling Stones)


Popular Television Shows

Bonanza (NBC)
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (CBS)
• The Lucy Show (CBS)
• The Red Skelton Hour (CBS)
• Batman (ABC)

The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
• Bewitched (ABC)
• The Beverly Hillbillies (CBS)

Hogan's Heroes (CBS)


Sixities Statistics

• Population 177,830,000
• Unemployment 3,852,000

• National Debt $286.3 Billion
• Teacher's Salary $5,174
• Minimum Wage $1.00
• Life Expectancy:  Males 66.6 years, Females 73.1 years
• Auto deaths 21.3 per 100,000
• An estimated 850,000 "war baby" freshmen enter college



Top Grossing Films (Click links to learn more about each film.)

Mary Poppins                                                                  • What's New Pussycat?

The Sound of Music                                                       • Shenandoah

Goldfinger                                                                       • The Sandpiper

My Fair Lady                                                                   • Father Goose

Academy Awards  (Click links to learn more.)

Academy Awards 1965

Best Picture: The Sound of Music - Argyle, Twentieth Century-Fox

Best Actor: Lee Marvin - Cat Ballou

Best Actress: Julie Christie - Darling


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