Thursday 26 August 1965
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Hensley and Carolina Arregui.
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.
On TV people were watching The Vital Spark.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1965 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- John Hensley: American actor from "As The World Turns" a soap opera.
- Carolina Arregui: Chilean actress.
- Chris Burke: Actor with down syndrome (Corky-Life Goes On).
- Bobby Duncum: Jr.
- Marcus Sautoy: English mathematician and academic.
- Jon Hensley: Doylestown, Pennsylvania -- Actor (Holden Snyder-As the World Turns)
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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