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Monday 27 December 1965

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Salman Khan and Jean-Thierry Mathurin. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pater Brown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1965 or at December 27 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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Battle of the Bulge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Alan Burke Show

Starring: Alan Burke

Country: United States

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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The Power Game

Starring: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Country: United Kingdom

Knock on Any Door

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ted Willis, David Collings, Ewan Hooper, Helen Fraser

Country: United Kingdom

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Starring: John Ronane, Ann Bell, Glynn Edwards, Joan Miller

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
  • Salman Khan: Indian film actor, producer and television personality, with a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide, cited in the media as one of the most popular and commercially successful actors of Hindi cinema.
  • Jean-Thierry Mathurin: French serial killer of elderly women.
  • Chris Mainwaring: Australian footballer and journalist (d. 2007).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • The British oil platform ''Sea Gem'' collapses in the North Sea.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1965?

  • Life: Downtown Chicago double issue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gemini Rendezvous -- Dec. 24, 1965
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7953

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1964. First Edition with all first state points, those being - on Jacket: James Jones blurb instead of Nelson Algren's at bottom of back panel; $ 5.00

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Videogames

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