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Headlines From 1965 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1965 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1965 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1965 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1965 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1965 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1965 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1965 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1965 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1965 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1965 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
20th January 1965Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in for his full term as U.S. President.
27th January 1965The State funeral of Sir Winston Churchill takes place with the largest assembly of statesmen in the world until the 2005 funeral of Pope John Paul II.
6th February 1965Sir Stanley Matthews plays his final First Division football game, at the record age of fifty years and five days.
18th February 1965Gambia becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
23rd February 1965Stan Laurel, British actor and one half of the famous ‘Laurel And Hardy‘ double act (b. 1890) dies three days after suffering a heart attack. His comedy partner had died nine years earlier, in 1957.
23rd April 1965The Pennine Way officially opens.
31st May 1965Racing driver Jim Clark wins the Indianapolis 500. He wins the Formula One world driving championship later in the year.
22nd July 1965Sir Alec Douglas-Home resigns as leader of the British Conservative Party.
26th July 1965The Maldives receive full independence from Great Britain.
27th July 1965Edward Heath becomes Leader of the Conservative Party.
1st August 1965Cigarette advertising is banned on British television.
15th August 1965The Beatles perform the first stadium concert in the history of rock, playing at Shea Stadium in New York.
8th October 1965The Post Office Tower opens in London.
29th October 1965Ian Brady and Myra Hindley appear in court, charged with the murders of Edward Evans (17), Lesley Ann Downey (10), and John Kilbride (12).
8th November 1965The Murder Act of 1965 is given Royal Assent, formally abolishing the death penalty in the United Kingdom.
22nd December 1965A seventy miles per hour speed limit is imposed on British roads.
27th December 1965The British oil platform ‘Sea Gem’ collapses in the North Sea.
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A Newspaper From 1965

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).