Saturday 24 April 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Blowers in Wurlzburg and Son Chang Min.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana.
In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits.
The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 Mad Movies.
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1965 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Mike Blowers in Wurlzburg: Germany; infielder (New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers).
- Son Chang Min: South Korean actor.
- Jeff Jackson: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
- Son Chang-min: South Korean actor.
- Louise Dresser: Actress (State Fair, Ship Comes In, Mammy), dies at 86.
- Comedy in Music-Opus 2 closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
- Military coup under Donald Reid Cabral in Dominican Republic.
- New York Mets' Casey Stengel wins his 3,000th game as manager.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wayne Fontana - Game Of Love
- Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter
- Freddie and the Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now
- Petula Clark - I Know A Place
- The Supremes - Stop! In The Name Of Love
- The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You
- The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
- Shirley Ellis - The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - Shotgun
- Herman's Hermits - Silhouettes
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