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Malcolm X
Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. He has been described as one of the greatest and most influential African Americans in history. He is credited with raising the self-esteem of black Americans and being largely responsible for the spread of Islam in the black community in the United States
In 1946, at age 20, he went to prison for breaking and entering. While in prison, he became a member of the Nation of Islam and, after his parole in 1952, he quickly rose to become one of its leaders.
As a spokesman for the Nation of Islam, he advocated black supremacy and the separation of black and white Americans and was opposed to the civil rights movement's advocacy of integration and non-violence.
However, in 1964, Malcolm X split with the Nation of Islam began to advocate non-violence and oppose racism.
While addressing a meeting in 1965, Malcom X was shot by a number of gunmen, receiving a total of 21 gunshot wounds. Three members of the Nation of Islam were convicted for the assassination.

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The Music of 1965

Australian Radio in 1965

Television in 1965

The Nelsons 1952-66 cast  
Lassie 1954-72    
Gunsmoke 1955-75 cast  
Perry Mason 1957-65 cast
Pick-a-Box 1957-71    
(Australian) Bandstand 1957-72    
Rawhide 1958-66 cast
The Black & White Minstrel Show 1958-78    
Dr Finlay's Casebook 1959-65    
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1959-65  
Bonanza 1959-71 cast
Ben Casey 1960-65 cast  
The Flintstones 1960-65 cast
Mr Ed 1960-65 cast  
The Andy Griffiths Show 1960-68 cast
Z Cars 1960-78    
My Three Sons 1960-71 cast  
Dick van Dyke Show 1961-65 cast  
Dr Kildare 1961-66    
The Avengers 1961-69 cast
Four Corners 1961-current    
McHale's Navy 1962-65    
Combat! 1962-67 cast  
The Beverly Hillbillies 1962-70 cast
Steptoe & Son 1962-65, 70, 72 & 74 cast  
Burke's Law 1963-65    
My Favourite Martian 1963-65    
The Outer Limits 1963-65    
The Fugitive 1963-66 cast  
The Saint 1963-68 cast  
Petticoat Junction 1963-69    
Dr Who 1963-93, 2005-current cast  
The Addams Family !964-65  
Peyton Place 1964-68    
Flipper 1964-66    
The Munsters 1964-66 cast  
The Man from UNCLE 1964-67 cast  
Gilligan's Island 1964-68 cast
Daniel Boone 1964-69    
Mavis Bramston Show 1964-68 cast  
Bewitched 1964-71 cast  
Till Death Us Do Part 1964-74 cast  
Homicide 1964-76 cast  
Lost in Space 1965-67 cast  
Batman 1965-67 cast
I Dream of Jeannie 1965-70 cast  
Hogan's Heroes 1965-71 cast
Get Smart 1965-79 cast

Movies in 1965

Title Cast Academy Awards Buy
Cat Ballou directed by Elliot Silverstein Jane Fonda
Lee Marvin
Michael Callan
Dwayne Hickman
Best Actor
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Doctor Zhivago directed by David Lean Omar Sharif
Julie Christie
Geraldine Chaplin
Tom Courtenay
Best Art & Set Direction
Best Cinematography
Best Costume Design
Best Score
Best Screenplay
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Help! directed by Richard Lester The Beatles
Leo McKern
Eleanor Bron
Victor Spinetti
Roy Kinnear
The Ipcress File directed by Sidney J. Fury Michael Caine
Nigel Green
Sue Lloyd
The Sound of Music directed by Robert Wise Julie Andrews
Christopher Plummer
Eleanor Parker
Peggy Wood
Richard Hatdn
Best Picture
Best Director
Best Editing
Best Score
Best Sound
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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines directed by Ken Annakin Stuart Whitman
Sarah Miles
Robert Morley
James Fox
Alberto Sordi
Gert Frobe
(a James Bond movie)
directed by Terence Young
Sean Connery
Claudine Auger
Adolfo Celi
Luciano Paluzzi
Martine Beswick
Best Special Effects
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Von Ryan's Express directed by Mark Robson Frank Sinatra
Trevor Howard
Brad Decter
Rafaelle Carra
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Books of 1965

Steppenwolf Herman Hesse Click here to purchase
An American Dream Norman Mailer Click here to purchase
August is a Wicked Month Edna O'Brien Click here to purchase
The Odd Couple Neil Simon Click here to purchase
Dune Frank Herbert Click here to purchase

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