Wednesday 27 January 1965
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Downtown by Petula Clark.
In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits.
How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1965 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Igor Matoushkin: NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Oktay Kaynarca: Turkish actor and producer.
- Mike Newell: English footballer and manager.
- Ignacio Noé: Argentinian author and illustrator.
- Attila Sekerlioglu: Austrian footballer and manager.
- Carter Cooper: American noted family, the first of two sons born to Gloria Vanderbilt and her fourth husband, Emory Cooper. His dad died in 1978 during surgery for a heart ailment. Carter was a graduate of Princeton in 1987 where he took a history major. He worked as an editor for a New York based historical magazine.
- Alan Cumming: Scottish actor and comedian, star of a Scottish TV sitcom "The High Life" in the role of Sebastian Flight. He wrote and starred in the series as well as in "Circle of Friends." The distinguished Cumming played in a Bond film, "Golden Eye," 1995, which brought him to the attention of Hollywood. He was cast in the American release of "Emma" and as the Emcee in "Cabaret" on Broadway.
- Theo Uden Marsman: Dutch orchestra leader, dies at age 63.
- 1st ground station-to-aircraft radio communication via satellite
- Ground breaking for Dragon Gateway at Grant Avenue
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Petula Clark - Downtown
- The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
- Shirley Ellis - The Name Game
- The Searchers - Love Potion Number Nine
- Joe Tex - Hold What You've Got
- Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Del Shannon - Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)
- The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night
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