Thursday May 06, 1965

US date format: 5/6/1965, UK date format: 6/5/1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 6, 1965). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Leslie Hope and Stephen Gaghan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Gabino Barrera, directed by René Cardona, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Orlando.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Events

  • Lawry and Simpson complete opening stand of 382 against West Indies.
  • A tornado outbreak near the Twin Cities in Minnesota kills 13 and injures 683.

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Movies

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Gabino Barrera

Gabino Barrera

Directed by: René Cardona

Starring: Antonio Aguilar, María Duval, Jaime Fernández, Eleazar García

I Saw What You Did

I Saw What You Did

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson, Sara Lane

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: William Conrad

Starring: Jeffrey Hunter, Dana Andrews, Anne Francis, Viveca Lindfors

Synanon

Synanon

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Chuck Connors, Stella Stevens, Alex Cord, Richard Conte

Merveilleuse Angélique

Merveilleuse Angélique

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Claude Giraud, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Louis Trintignant

TV Series

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Orlando

Orlando

Directed by: Sally Potter

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

Directed by: Tim Whelan

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Directed by: Michael Spierig

Die Unverbesserlichen

Die Unverbesserlichen

Starring: Inge Meysel, Joseph Offenbach, Monika Peitsch, Gernot Endemann

Magazine Covers

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Books

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My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands

My Shadow Ran Fast

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Who is Bill Sands? As a youngster, he was a violent, law-breaking, convention-defying young thug. He would probably have committed murder had he not been stopped.

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman

Up The Down Staircase

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Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United …

Stagestruck by Maurice Zolotow

Stagestruck

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

Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton

Funeral In Berlin

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A ferociously cool Cold War thriller from the author of The Ipcress File.Len Deighton’s third novel has become a classic, as compelling and suspenseful now as when it first exploded on

The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier

The Flight Of The Falcon

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I went across the street and bent over the sleeping woman. The furtive odour of stale wine, worn clothes, rose to my nostrils .


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