Sunday 4 April 1965
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Downey Jr in New York City and Zwart Francis.
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.
Girl Happy, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Tale of Two Cities.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1965 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Robert Downey Jr in New York City: New York, USA; comedian/actor (Larry Paul - Ally McBeal, Saturday Night Live, Less than Zero, Back to School).
- Zwart Francis: [Charles Thompson]; US singer/songwriter (Pixies).
- Tony Burse: Canadian Football League fullback (Edmonton Eskimos).
- Robert Downey: American actor and noted family, the son of independent film-maker Robert Downey, Sr.
- Vinny Burns: English guitarist and producer (Dare Ten and Ultravox).
- Sean Wilson: English actor
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Baton Rouge Golf Invitational.
- The first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft plane is unveiled.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Supremes - Stop! In The Name Of Love
- Herman's Hermits - Can't You Hear My Heartbeat
- Freddie and the Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - Shotgun
- Jewel Akens - The Birds And The Bees
- Roger Miller - King Of The Road
- The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
- Shirley Bassey - Goldfinger
- Martha & the Vandellas - Nowhere To Run
- Vic Dana - Red Roses For A Blue Lady
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