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Thursday 7 October 1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marco Apicella and Juul Ellerman. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. The Bedford Incident, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching John Klings Abenteuer.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Bedford Incident

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento

Country: United States

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The Hill

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser

Country: United States

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Red Beard

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Yz Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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National Geographic Specials

Starring: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 October 1965 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Marco Apicella
  • Juul Ellerman: Soccer player (PSV, FC Twente).
  • Dale Abbott: American homicide suspect, accused of poisoning his wife Jennifer on 3/08/1997 when she died of methanol poisoning at a party hosted by Dale's brother in Hubbardston.
  • Frank Tapiro: French publicist, manager of the advertising agency Hemisphere Droit.
  • Genji Hashimoto: Japanese race car driver.
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  • Charles Linster does 6,006 consecutive push-ups
  • Seven Japanese fishing boats are sunk off Guam by super typhoon Carmen 209 are killed.
  • The Indonesian army instigates the arrest and execution of communists which last until March 1966 (see Indonesian killings of 1965–66).
  • The International Olympic Committee admits East Germany as a member.
  • The Post Office Tower opens in London.

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

The Green Berets

By: Robin Moore

This new revised edition of the Green Berets memorializes "The Wall". New material includes a hitherto unpublished Special Forces story about the rear echelon SF men who spent a few

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Airs Above The Ground

By: Mary Stewart

Vanessa March never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreelshot there at the scene of a deadly fire.

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Up The Down Staircase

By: Bel Kaufman

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 ...

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My Twelve Years With John F. Kennedy

By: Evelyn Lincoln

Dust jacket notes: "The President everybody knows through innumerable articles, pictures, TV appearances, books, is in many ways the President nobody knows.

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