Thursday 12 August 1965
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Angeliki Kanellopoulou and Barry Manuel.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1965 ?
- Angeliki Kanellopoulou: Greece -- Tennis star.
- Barry Manuel: Mamou, Louisiana -- Pitcher (Montreal Expos).
- Peter Krause: American actor and producer.
- Elizabeth Lane becomes 1st female British Supreme Court Justice
- Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
- Race riot in West Side of Chicago, Illinois.
- Disneyland (Ahaneim, California) welcomes its 50-millionth guest, Mary Adams.
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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