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Saturday 7 August 1965

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jocelyn Angloma and Elizabeth Manley. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'm Henry VIII, I Am by Herman's Hermits. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Help!, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Oxford History Of The American People by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vital Spark.
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Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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The Ipcress File

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman

Country: United States

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Ship of Fools

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Jos Ferrer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Vital Spark

Written by: Neil Munro

Starring: John Grieve, Walter Carr, Alex McAvoy, Roddy McMillan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Vision On

Starring: Tony Hart, Pat Keysell, Ben Benison, Wilf Lunn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meine Melodie

Starring: Marianne Koch, Lale Andersen, Roy Black, Alexandra

M: Monitor

Starring: Sonia Mikich

Country: Germany

Die Unverbesserlichen

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 August 1965 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jocelyn Angloma: French-Guadeloupean football defender, who played more than 400 games in European first divisions, including 120 appearances with Valencia in Spain, where he played until his retirement in 2002.
  • Elizabeth Manley: Canada -- Figure skater (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Tom McGrath
  • Caroline S Keggi: El Paso, Texas -- LPGA golfer (1994 Dinah Shore-19th).
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  • The infamous first party between Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters and motorcycle gang the Hells Angels takes place at Kesey's estate in La Honda, California introducing psychedelics to the gang world and forever linking the hippie movement to the Hell's Angels.
  • An explosion at an Arkansas missile plant kills 53.
  • Indonesian president Sukarno collapses in public.

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

The Oxford History Of The American People

By: Samuel Eliot Morison

A political as well as social history which traces the major strands in America's history from prehistoric man to the assasination of President Kennedy.

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By: Saul Bellow

In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption.This

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My Shadow Ran Fast

By: Bill Sands

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.

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The Looking Glass War

By: John Le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor which is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgård and Damian Lewis.The

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