Saturday 7 August 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
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- Jocelyn Angloma: French-Guadeloupean football defender, who played more than 400 games in European first divisions, including 120 appearances with Valencia in Spain, where he played until his retirement in 2002.
- Caroline S Keggi: El Paso, Texas -- LPGA golfer (1994 Dinah Shore-19th).
- Elizabeth Manley: Canada -- Figure skater (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- The infamous first party between Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and motorcycle gang the Hells Angels takes place at Kesey's estate in La Honda, California introducing psychedelics to the gang world and forever linking the hippie movement to the Hell's Angels.
- An explosion at an Arkansas missile plant kills 53.
- Indonesian president Sukarno collapses in public.
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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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