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Thursday 16 December 1965

1965-12-16

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. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Slender Thread

The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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Battle of the Bulge

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

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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TV Series

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

The Power Game

The Power Game

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

Country: United Kingdom

Knock on Any Door

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

For Whom the Bell Tolls

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

Country: United Kingdom

Morning Star

Morning Star

Written by: Ted Corday

Starring: William Arvin

Country: United States

Get Smart

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 16 December 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Gemini 6 returns to Earth.
  • Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit.
  • Vietnam War: General William Westmoreland sends U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara a request for 243,000 more men by the end of 1966.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7952
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Harold K. Johnson -- Dec. 10, 1965
  • Life: Texas linebacker Tommy Nobis football
  • Vogue

Books

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

The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy's sister Phyllida suggests that she join her for a quiet holiday on the island of Corfu, Lucy is overjoyed. Her work as an actress has temporarily come to a halt.

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The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara

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

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Candy

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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