Saturday 24 July 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Oliver and Brian Blades.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones.
In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits.
Ship of Fools, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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 July 1965 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Joe Oliver: Memphis, Tennessee -- Catcher (Cin Reds).
- Brian Blades: American athlete, pro football player.
- Olivier Py: French stage director, actor and writer.
- Kadeem Hardison: Actor (A Different World, The Sixth Man).
- Andrew Gaze: Australian basketball player (Olympics - 1984, 88, 92, 96).
- Doug Liman: American director and producer
- Constance Bennett: American actress noted in '30s and '40s.
- Flora, the Red Menace closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances
- Rock group Animals 1st time on British charts
- Bob Dylan releases song "Like a Rolling Stone".
- Casey Stengel resigns as manager of the New York Mets.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself
- Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat
- Jay and the Americans - Cara-Mia
- Barbara Mason - Yes, I'm Ready
- Jackie De Shannon - What The World Needs Now Is Love
- Johnny Rivers - Seventh Son
- The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
- Ian Whitcomb - You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
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