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Dated Events

  • DC (Generations): March 12. The Robotman of the Central Timeline, unstuck in time, replaces his counterpart from this reality after trying to change his history. The Rita Farr of the Central Timeline follows (although she remains separate from her counterpart). With the help of Batman and allies, Robotman and Farr are restored to their proper history. (Doom Patrol (4th Series) #14)
  • Real World: March 18. Aleksei Leonov, a Russian cosmonaut, becomes the first person to walk in space.
  • Real World: April 11. In six Midwestern states in the U.S., 47 (or 51) tornadoes hit, killing over 250 people and injuring some 1500 more.
  • Real World: July 14. Mariner 4, an American spacecraft, passes by Mars and returns the first images of the planet.
  • Real World: July 30. U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 (creating Medicare and Medicaid) into law.
  • Real World: August 6. U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (making it illegal to require literacy tests for voting and requiring federal registration of African-American voters in the south) into law.
  • Real World: October 9. The "Vinland map"- purportedly evidence that the Vikings mapped the New World before Columbus- is revealed by Yale University.
  • Real World: October 28. Pope Paul VI announces the decision that the Jewish people are not responsible as a group for the death of Jesus Christ. The Gateway Arch is completed in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Real World: November 2. A Quaker sets himself on fire in front of the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War.
  • Real World: November 9. Lengthy blackouts hit several northeast United States and parts of Canada. A member of the Catholic Worker Movement sets himself on fire in front of the United Nations building to protest the Vietnam War.

Undated Events

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Dune by Frank Herbert, The Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming.

Notable Films

Alphaville, The Man from Button Willow, Pinocchio in Outer Space, The Spy Who Came In From the Cold, Thunderball.

Notable Television Series

  • Beginning: Jangaru Taitei (Kimba the White Lion) (Japan), Lost in Space, Thunderbirds, The Wild Wild West.
  • Continuing: Astro Boy (Season 3) (U.S.), The Avengers (Season 4), Doctor Who (Season 3), The Man from UNCLE (Season 2), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (Season 1 ends).
  • Ending: The Outer Limits, Stingray.

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