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Saturday 8 May 1965

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Unverbesserlichen.
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TV Series

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

A Tale of Two Cities

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Nicholas Pennell, Kika Markham, Leslie French

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Secret Agent

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Public Eye

Written by: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall

Starring: Alfred Burke

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Not Only... But Also

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Winchell-Mahoney Time

Starring: Paul Winchell

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Pawnbroker

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters

Country: United States

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Girl Happy

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States

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In Harm's Way

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Major Dundee

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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The Train

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1965?

  • Life: John Wayne
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Wessin Wessin -- May 7, 1965
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7920

Books

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

The Founding Father

By: Richard J. Whalen

"The extraordinary bestseller about Joseph P. Kennedy- grandson of a poor Irish immigrant, father of President John F. Kennedy." (Back cover)

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Funeral In Berlin

By: Len Deighton

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

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Stagestruck

By: Maurice Zolotow

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

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The Flight Of The Falcon

By: Daphne Du Maurier

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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