Saturday 21 August 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1965 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Jim Bullinger: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Pitcher (Chicago Cubs).
- Caryn Mower: American actress, stuntwoman and former professional wrestler.
- Katja Kiuru: Finnish actress.
- Gemini 5 launched into Earth orbit (two astronauts).
- Romania adopts constitution
- The Crusher beats Mad Dog Vachon in St. Paul, to become NWA champ
- ''Gemini 5'' (Gordon Cooper, Pete Conrad) is launched on the first 1-week flight, as well as the first test of fuel cells for electrical power.
- Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball.
- Rock musician Bob Dylan releases his influential album ''Highway 61 Revisited'', featuring the song ampquotLike a Rolling Stoneampquot.
- An avalanche buries a dam construction site at Saas-Fee, Switzerland killing 90 workers.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- The Beatles - Help!
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- The Beach Boys - California Girls
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Patty Duke - Don't Just Stand There
- Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks
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