Thomas Jefferson High School Class of 1965

Memories of 1965


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U.S. Events

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and more than 2,600 others arrested in Selma, Alabama, during demonstrations against voter-registration rules (Feburary 1).
  • Malcolm X, black-nationalist leader, shot to death at Harlem rally (Feburary 21).
  • Blacks riot for six days in Watts section of Los Angeles: 34 dead, over 1,000 injured, nearly 4,000 arrested (August. 11-16).

U.S. Statistics

  • President: Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey
  • Population: 194,302,963
  • Life expectancy: 70.2 years
  • Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 24.5
  • Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 22.5
  • Homicide Rate (per 100,000): 5.5
 
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