History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1965

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1965?

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These gangster twins are arrested on suspicion of running a protection racket in London.7th January
This former prime minister dies at the age of 90 after suffering a stroke 9 days earlier.15th January
This English winger plays his final First Division match at the age of 50 years, 5 days.6th February
A record 760,000 guineas is paid at Christie's for this artist's work Titus.19th March
This government body comes into its powers, replacing the London County Council.1st April
The Finance Act introduces this tax, replacing income tax for companies.1st April
This 268 mile long National Trust trail, from Edale, in the Derbyshire Peak District, to Kirk Yetholm, just inside the Scottish border, opens.23rd April
This northwestern English club win the FA Cup for the first time, beating Leeds United 2-1.1st May
This man, jailed for his role in the Great Train Robbery, escapes from Wandsworth Prison.8th July
This former world champion boxer is found shot dead in his car in Soho.25th July
This man becomes leader of the Conservative party following Alec Douglas-Home sudden resignation 5 days earlier.27th July
Advertising of this product is banned on British television.1st August
This Peter Watkins drama-documentary, depicting the aftermath of a nuclear attack on the UK, is pulled from its planned transmission on the BBC.6th August
Keith Peacock, playing for this London club, becomes the first substitute used in a Football League match.21st August
The first episode of this 'Supermarionation' Gerry Anderson-produced show, focussed on the efforts of International Rescue, airs.30th September
Corgi Toys introduce what will become the best-selling model car of all time, this model from the Bond film Goldfinger.October
These two people appear in court, charged with the series of 'Moors murders' in Manchester.29th October
This British territory is created, consisting of Chagos Archipelago, Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches islands.8th November
This theatre critic uses the word 'f***' on British television for the first time.13th November
This speed limit is introduced on British roads (in mph).22nd December
Mary Quant introduces this item of clothing from her shop Bazaar on the Kings Road in London.Undated
This supermarket opens its first premises in Castleford.Undated

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