Tuesday 10 August 1965
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carolyn Schuwalow and Patricia Spurgin.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher.
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.
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1965 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Carolyn Schuwalow: Australian distance runner (1996 Olympics).
- Patricia Spurgin: US scherpschutser (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Mike E Smith: American jockey.
- Lorella Cuccarini: Italian dancer, singer, television host and actress.
- Claudia Christian: American actress writer singer musician and director.
- Toumani Diabaté: Malian kora player
- Mike Smith: American jockey and sportscaster
- John Starks: American basketball player and coach
- Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Patty Duke - Don't Just Stand There
- The Beach Boys - California Girls
- Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks
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