Friday 8 October 1965
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Mayhew and Ross Flemer.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles.
In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits.
The Cincinnati Kid, directed by Norman Jewison, 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 John Klings Abenteuer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1965 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Martin Mayhew: NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs).
- Ross Flemer: Newport Beach, California -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- C-Jay Ramone: American musician (The Ramones).
- Matt Biondi: American athlete on the 1984 Olympics swimming team who competed in the 400 meter free style relay, his first international competition.
- Jean-Pierre Dick: French skipper, son of the founder of Virbac Laboratory.
- Peter Greene: American actor
- Ardal O'Hanlon: Irish comedian actor and screenwriter
- Harri Koskela: Finnish wrestler
- C Ramone: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Ramones 22 Jacks Los Gusanos and The Ramainz)
- Djakarta Moslems set fire to PKI-headquarter
- Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Yesterday
- The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
- Roy Head - Treat Her Right
- Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd
- Dave Clark Five - Catch Us If You Can
- Fortunes - You've Got Your Troubles
- Sonny And Cher - Baby Don't Go
- We Five - You Were On My Mind
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic
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