Thursday April 01, 1965

US date format: 4/1/1965, UK date format: 1/4/1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1965). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Islamic Republic of Iran and Simona Ventura. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Stop! In The Name Of Love by The Supremes. In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits. In Harm's Way, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Stagestruck by Maurice Zolotow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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In Harm's Way

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon

Country: United States of America

Challenge of the Gladiator

Directed by: Domenico Paolella

Starring: Peter Lupus, Massimo Serato, Livio Lorenzon, Gloria Milland

Operation Crossbow

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Girl Happy

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone, Gary Crosby

Country: United States of America

The Ipcress File

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 01, 1965?


  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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  • Syncom 3, first geosynchronous communications satellite, passes from civilian to military control.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The Mill on the Floss

Directed by: Tim Whelan


Directed by: Michael Spierig


Directed by: Phil Gorn


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


By: Maurice Zolotow

Stagestruck: The Romance of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, A Biography by Maurice Zolotow

Catherine The Great

By: Zoe Oldenbourg

386 pages - illustrations section

Sixpence In Her Shoe

By: Phyllis McGinley

Third printing 1964. MacMillan. Name and bookplate inside front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Light stain on top right corner of first 8 pages otherwise clean.

Life With Picasso

By: Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake

Francoise Gilot was a young painter in Pasis when she first met Picasso - he was sixty-two and she was twenty-one. During the following ten years they were lovers, worked closely together and she became mother to two of his …

A Covenant With Death

By: Stephen Becker

A stunning courtroom drama set in 1920s New Mexico: “If you enjoyed Anatomy of a Murder or To Kill a Mockingbird, this is your kind of book” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

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