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Thursday 20 May 1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fia Porter in Mexia and Joe Cioe. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ticket To Ride by The Beatles. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Mirage, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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 Meine Melodie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mirage

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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The Pawnbroker

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters

Country: United States

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Girl Happy

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States

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In Harm's Way

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Major Dundee

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Tale of Two Cities

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Nicholas Pennell, Kika Markham, Leslie French

Country: United Kingdom

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Secret Agent

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom

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The American Sportsman

Starring: Curt Gowdy, Jack Hemingway, Cheryl Tiegs, William Conrad

Country: United States

Public Eye

Written by: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall

Starring: Alfred Burke

Country: United Kingdom

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Not Only... But Also

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fia Porter in Mexia: Texas, USA; actress (Audrey Ames - One Life to Live).
  • Joe Cioe: Cranston, Rhode Island -- Canadian Tour golfer (NH Open-1992, 93).
  • Joe Cioe in Cranston: Rhode Island, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (New Hampshire Open-1992, 1993).
  • Todd Stottlemyre in Yakima: Washington, USA; pitcher (Saint Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays).
  • Susan DeAngelo: American criminal and the daughter of a convicted criminal, Susan was arrested on 10/10/2002 on charges of robbing a bank two weeks earlier in Quincy, MA.
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Facts:
  • Yorkshire all out for 23 versus Hampshire at Middlesbrough.
  • Pakistani Boeing 720-B crashes at Cairo, Egypt, killing 121.
  • PIA Flight 705, a Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 720 : 040 B, crashes while descending to land at Cairo International Airport, killing 119 of the 125 passengers and crew.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7922
  • Life: Skateboarding
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Communications Explosion -- May 14, 1965

Books

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

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

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First Edition with all first state points, those being - on Jacket: James Jones blurb instead of Nelson Algren's at bottom of back panel; $ 5.00

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