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Thursday 9 December 1965

1965-12-09

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Battle of the Bulge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Battle of the Bulge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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The Flight of the Phoenix

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch

Country: United States

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A Patch of Blue

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman

Country: United States

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That Darn Cat!

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Power Game

Starring: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Knock on Any Door

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ted Willis, David Collings, Ewan Hooper, Helen Fraser

Country: United Kingdom

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Starring: John Ronane, Ann Bell, Glynn Edwards, Joan Miller

Country: United Kingdom

Morning Star

Written by: Ted Corday

Starring: William Arvin

Country: United States

Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas, premieres
  • Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as President of Presidium (USSR).
  • Frank Robinson is traded from Cincinnati Reds to the Baltimore Orioles.
  • The Kecksburg UFO incident: a fireball is seen from Michigan to Pennsylvania; witnesses report something crashing in the woods near Pittsburgh. In 2005 NASA admits that it examined the object.
  • ''A Charlie Brown Christmas'', the first ''Peanuts'' television special, debuts on CBS, quickly becoming an annual tradition.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7951
  • Life: President Johnson with Princess Margaret
  • Time: Left to right: Merlyn Mickelson, Harold Prince, Arthur Decio, Charles Bluhdorn, John Diebold and Ar

Books

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

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

A fledgling actress vacationing in Corfu witnesses the murder of one of England's theater luminaries and becomes embroiled in a dangerous offstage drama. (Romance).

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

Twenty-eight stories mostly set in Pennsylvania, but some of them with backgrounds of the movies and show business.

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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