Saturday 20 March 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Eight Days A Week by The Beatles.
In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton 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 20 March 1965 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- William Dalrymple: Scottish historian and author.
- Taeko Kawata: Japanese voice actress.
- Adrian Oxaal: American-English guitarist (James and Sharkboy).
- Forbes Masson: Scottish actor and comedian, star of a Scottish TV sitcom, "The High Life," in the role of Steve McCracken.
- Chris Hoiles in Bowling Green: Ohio, USA; catcher (Baltimore Orioles).
- Danielle Woodward in Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 versus New Zealand at Delhi, India.
- US President Lyndon Johnson notifies Alabama's Governor George Wallace that he will use federal authority to call up the Alabama National Guard in order to supervise a planned civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
- The Supremes - Stop! In The Name Of Love
- The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
- The Temptations - My Girl
- Herman's Hermits - Can't You Hear My Heartbeat
- Jewel Akens - The Birds And The Bees
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - Shotgun
- Roger Miller - King Of The Road
- Gerry and the Pacemakers - Ferry Across The Mersey
- Shirley Bassey - Goldfinger
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