Saturday 15 May 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits.
In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1965 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Andre Abujamra: Brazilian film score composer.
- Rai: Brazilian footballer.
- Raí : Brazilian soccer player, one of the top players in his country.
- Jeff Rochlin in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Cutting Class, Splitz, Taps).
- André Abujamra: Brazilian singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (Karnak).
- Dan Stryzinski: NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons).
- Glen Hnatiuk in Selkirk: Manitoba, Canada; Nike golfer (1992 Mississippi Gulf).
- Adrian Schoevers: Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies.
- Igor Vodic beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ
- 91st Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Tom Rolfe wins in 1:56.2.
- Canadian Football Players Association organizes.
- US President Lyndon Johnson announces the start of resumed silver dollar production.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter
- The Beach Boys - Help Me, Rhonda
- The Beatles - Ticket To Ride
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Count Me In
- Petula Clark - I Know A Place
- The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
- Herman's Hermits - Silhouettes
- Marvin Gaye - I'll Be Doggone
- The Righteous Brothers - Just Once In My Life
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