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Thursday 8 April 1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erika Cosby and Monica Leofreddi. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I'm Telling You Now by Freddie and the Dreamers. In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits. Girl Happy, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Tale of Two Cities.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Girl Happy

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States

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In Harm's Way

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Major Dundee

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Train

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States

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The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Tale of Two Cities

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Nicholas Pennell, Kika Markham, Leslie French

Country: United Kingdom

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Secret Agent

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom

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The American Sportsman

Starring: Curt Gowdy, Jack Hemingway, Cheryl Tiegs, William Conrad

Country: United States

Public Eye

Written by: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall

Starring: Alfred Burke

Country: United Kingdom

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Not Only... But Also

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Country: United Kingdom

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Erika Cosby: American noted family and daughter of Bill and Camille Cosby.
  • Monica Leofreddi: Italian journalist and TV presenter.
  • Steven Blaney: Canadian businessman and politician 5th Canadian Minister of Public Safety.
  • Michael Jones: New Zealand rugby player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Erik A Blomberg: Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at age 70.
  • Lars Hanson: Swedish actor (Flesh & Devil), dies after illness at 78.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1965?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7916
  • Life: Geminis splashdown
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Computer in Society -- Apr. 2, 1965

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First Edition with all first state points, those being - on Jacket: James Jones blurb instead of Nelson Algren's at bottom of back panel; $ 5.00

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Videogames

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