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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Feb 8, 1965

    Neil Armstrong

    The backup Crew for Gemini 5

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Feb 8, 1965

    On February 8, 1965, Armstrong and Elliot See were announced as the backup crew for Gemini 5, with Armstrong as commander, supporting the prime crew of Gordon Cooper and Pete Conrad.




  • U.S.
    Friday Feb 19, 1965

    Malcolm X

    2 days before assassination

    U.S.
    Friday Feb 19, 1965

    On February 19, 1965, Malcolm X told interviewer Gordon Parks that the Nation of Islam was actively trying to kill him.




  • Selma, Alabama, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 7, 1965

    Martin Luther King

    Selma voting rights movement

    Selma, Alabama, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 7, 1965

    Acting on James Bevel's call for a march from Selma to Montgomery, King, Bevel, and the SCLC, in partial collaboration with SNCC, attempted to organize the march to the state's capital. The first attempt to march on March 7, 1965, was aborted because of mob and police violence against the demonstrators. This day has become known as Bloody Sunday and was a major turning point in the effort to gain public support for the civil rights movement.




  • Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
    Tuesday May 25, 1965

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    Linston Rematch

    Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
    Tuesday May 25, 1965

    Ali then faced a rematch with Liston scheduled for May 1965 in Lewiston, Maine. and Ali Won the match in 2 minutes.




  • Shea Stadium, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 15, 1965

    The Beatles

    The Opening Concert of The third US tour

    Shea Stadium, New York, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 15, 1965

    The group's third US tour opened with a performance before a world-record crowd of 55,600 at New York's Shea Stadium on 15 August 1965 – "perhaps the most famous of all Beatles' concerts", in Lewisohn's description




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Sep 20, 1965

    Neil Armstrong

    Announcing the Crew assignments for Gemini 8

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Sep 20, 1965

    The crew assignments for Gemini 8 were announced on September 20, 1965. Under the normal rotation system, the backup crew for one mission became the prime crew for the third mission after, but Slayton designated David Scott as the pilot of Gemini 8. Scott was the first member of the third group of astronauts, whose selection was announced on October 18, 1963, to receive a prime crew assignment.




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