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Saturday 18 December 1965

1965-12-18

It was Saturday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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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

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

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

Country: United Kingdom

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

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

Country: United Kingdom

Morning Star

Written by: Ted Corday

Starring: William Arvin

Country: United States

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 18 December 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brian Walton: Ottawa, Ontario -- Points race cyclist (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Fawna Maclaren: Santa Monica, California -- Playmate (Jan, 1989).
  • Shawn Christian: American actor director and screenwriter.
  • Mick Collins: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Gories and The Dirtbombs).
  • Manuel Escontrela: Spanish footballer (d. 2012).
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Facts:
  • La Grusse Valise closes at 54th St. Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Borman and Lovell splash down in Atlantic; ends two-week Gemini VII mission.
  • Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: View of Vatican Council from St Peters Dome
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Schlesinger Jr. -- Dec. 17, 1965
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7952

Books

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

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

A fledgling actress vacationing in Corfu witnesses the murder of one of England's theater luminaries and becomes embroiled in a dangerous offstage drama. (Romance).

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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

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