Saturday 4 December 1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alex de la Iglesia and Rob Smits.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds.
In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
A Patch of Blue, directed by Guy Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les saintes chéries.
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- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Alex de la Iglesia: Spanish film director.
- Rob Smits: Pop drummer (Kong / Phlegm).
- Álex de la Iglesia: Spanish director producer and screenwriter.
- Shaun Hollamby: English race car driver and businessman.
- Roar of the Greasepaint closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances
- 2 passenger planes collide above Danbury, Conn, 4 die
- Gemini 7 (Borman & Lovell) launched
- Two passenger planes collide above Danbury, Connecticut, USA; four die.
- Gemini 7 is launched with two astronauts (Borman and Lovell).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
- The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony
- Len Barry - 1-2-3
- The 4 Seasons - Let's Hang On
- James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
- Fontella Bass - Rescue Me
- Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass - Taste Of Honey
- Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar
- The Shangri-Las - I Can Never Go Home Anymore
- The Dave Clark Five - Over And Over
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