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1965 (MCMLXV) was a common yearstarting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1965th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 965th year of the 2nd millennium, the 65th year of the 20th century, and the sixth year of the 1960s decade.

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Flag of the newly independent Gambia

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  • Tokyo officially becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from New York City.
  • The Council for National Academic Awards is established in the UK.
  • TAT-4 cable goes into operation.
  • Aborigines are given the vote in Queensland.

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World population
196519601970
World3,334,874,0003,021,475,000 313,399,0003,692,492,000 357,618,000
Africa313,744,000277,398,000 36,346,000357,283,000 43,539,000
Asia1,899,424,0001,701,336,000 198,088,0002,143,118,000 243,694,000
Europe634,026,000604,401,000 29,625,000655,855,000 21,829,000
Latin America250,452,000218,300,000 32,152,000284,856,000 34,404,000
Northern America219,570,000204,152,000 15,418,000231,937,000 12,367,000
Oceania17,657,00015,888,000 1,769,00019,443,000 1,786,000

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