Thursday 5 August 1965
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Scott William Winters and Janis Coulter.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'm Henry VIII, I Am by Herman's Hermits.
In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Help!, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vital Spark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1965 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Scott William Winters: American actor.
- Janis Coulter: American escort of a group of New York students in Israel when she was killed in a bomb blast on 7/30/2002.
- Jean-Marc Morandini: French-Corsican journalist, TV host and radio presenter.
- Jeff Coffin: American saxophonist and composer (Dave Matthews Band and Béla Fleck and the Flecktones).
- Motoi Sakuraba: Japanese keyboard player and composer.
- Scott Winters: American actor
- Dave Marr wins PGA title
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- Barbara Mason - Yes, I'm Ready
- The Dave Clark Five - I Like It Like That
- Jay and the Americans - Cara-Mia
- Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself
- Patty Duke - Don't Just Stand There
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