Tuesday 24 August 1965
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. 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.
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1965 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Marlee Matlin in Illinois: USA; deaf actress (Children of a Lesser God - Academy Award, The West Wing).
- Reggie Miller: American black noted pro basketball player chosen by the Indiana Pacers in the first round draft pick out of UCLA on 22 June 1987.
- Marlee Matlin: American actress and winner of an Oscar as Best Actress in "Children of a Lesser God," 1985.
- Brian Rajadurai: Sri Lankan-Canadian cricketer.
- Casey Lambert: Jockey.
- Vince Alcalde: WLAF offensive assistant (Scottish Claymores)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- The Beatles - Help!
- The Beach Boys - California Girls
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- Mel Carter - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
- Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks
- James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag Part 1
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