Fun Facts image 1965

Financial

  • Yearly income: $6,450
  • New car: $2,650
  • Gas per gallon: .31¢
  • Hershey bar: .05¢

Showbiz

  • "Days of our Lives" debuts
  • "A Charlie Brown Christmas" debuts
  • "Tom & Jerry" cartoon series debuts
  • "I Dream of Jeannie" debuts

Other Stuff

  • Spaghetti-o’s first sold
  • Kellogg’s Pop Tart pastries created
  • Tokyo officially becomes the largest city in the world
  • The New York blackout affects 30 million people