Saturday 2 October 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hang On Sloopy by The McCoys.
In UK (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
The Agony and the Ecstasy, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1965 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Darren Cahill: Australia -- Tennis star.
- Francesca Dellera [Cervellera]: Rome, Italy -- Actress (Capriccio).
- Jill Powell in Jacksonville: Florida, USA; actress (Marcy - As the World Turns).
- Robert Goff: NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints).
- Roger Dube: Hockey forward (Team France 1998).
- [John] Selwyn (Brooke) Lloyd: British statesman.
- Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
- Mel Stottlemyre wins game #20
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
- Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
- The Beatles - Yesterday
- Dave Clark Five - Catch Us If You Can
- We Five - You Were On My Mind
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd
- Roy Head - Treat Her Right
- Fortunes - You've Got Your Troubles
- Sonny And Cher - Baby Don't Go
- Sonny - Laugh At Me
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