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1965 – Pop culture rewind

By Tabitha Redder/managing editor

• Billboard top 100 song for most of July: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – Rolling Stones. 

Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones

The Voting Rights Act passed, guaranteeing African-Americans’ right to vote

Shooting begins for Where No Man Has Gone Before, Star Trek’s second pilot

Tom and Jerry has its television debut on CBS

• Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss published

• Civil rights protesters beaten in Selma

The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music

• Robert Wise’s The Sound of Music topped the U.S. box office as most popular film of 1965, won Academy Award for Best Picture

• Astroturf invented by Donald L. Elbert, James M. Faria and Robert T. Wright

• Los Angeles Dodgers beat Minnesota Twins 4-3 in the World Series

• Gas was 31 cents per gallon

• Cordless phone invented by Teri Pall

• Pillsbury Doughboy created by Rudy Perz

Operation board game
Operation board game

• Miniskirt becomes popular

Operation board game released

• Loaf of bread was 21 cents

• Milkmen deliver 25 percent of all milk to homes

• Ed White is the first American man to walk in space

• The Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs, created by Donald Goerke

Spaghettios
Spaghettios
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