Tuesday 17 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 Dottie Mochrie Pepper and Fred Grim.
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 17 August 1965 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Dottie Mochrie Pepper: Saratoga Springs, New York -- Golfer (1992 Dinah Shore).
- Fred Grim: Soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax).
- Robert Manry: Cleveland newspaper editor / sailed the Atlantic (in craft).
- Glen Goldsmith: rocker ("What You See is What You Get").
- Roberto Clemente: Puerto Rican baseball broadcaster and former professional baseball player.
- Steve Gorman: American drummer (The Black Crowes and Trigger Hippy)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- The Beatles - Help!
- The Beach Boys - California Girls
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Patty Duke - Don't Just Stand There
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks
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