Thursday 8 July 1965
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Thierry Demonfort and Lee Tergesen.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones.
In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits.
Kwaidan, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vision On.
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- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Thierry Demonfort: French parachuter, high altitude specialist and businessman.
- Lee Tergesen: American actor.
- Corey Parker: NYC, New York -- Actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd).
- Darcy Lapier: Family Member.
- Dan Levinson: American clarinet player saxophonist and bandleader.
- Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game
- Aviation pioneer and movie stunt pilot Paul Mantz dies in Yuma, Arizona, during the filming of The Flight Of The Phoenix. His plane hit a small sand dune, overturned and disintegrated.
- Train robber Ronald Biggs escapes from Wandsworth Prison, London.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself
- The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
- Herman's Hermits - Wonderful World
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
- Barbara Mason - Yes, I'm Ready
- Johnny Rivers - Seventh Son
- Jay and the Americans - Cara-Mia
- Ian Whitcomb - You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
- Jackie De Shannon - What The World Needs Now Is Love
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