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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1965 ?
- 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.
- Kumiko Watanabe: Japanese voice actress.
- 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.
- Yale University presents the ''Vinland map''.
- A brigade of South Korean soldiers arrive in South Vietnam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Yesterday
- The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
- Roy Head - Treat Her Right
- Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd
- Dave Clark Five - Catch Us If You Can
- Fortunes - You've Got Your Troubles
- Sonny And Cher - Baby Don't Go
- We Five - You Were On My Mind
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic
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