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Thursday 11 November 1965, Veteran's Day

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ruthie Matthes and Brian Wilson in New York City. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones. In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Bräute meiner Söhne.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Juliet of the Spirits

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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The Cincinnati Kid

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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 11 November 1965 ?

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gaston Glass: Actor (Opening Your Eyes), dies after long illness at 65.
  • Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Floyd Patterson in Las Vegas
  • Rhodesia proclaims independence from Britain by Prime Minister Ian D Smith.
  • In Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe), the white-minority government of Ian Smith unilaterally declares independence.

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

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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The Honey Badger

By: Robert Ruark

Robert Chester Ruark was one of the mid-20th centuries "larger-than-life" characters: journalist, author, world traveller and big game hunter and in this, his last work, it is impossible to fathom where

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Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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The Making Of The President 1964

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyA national bestseller, The Making of the President 1964 is the critically acclaimed account of the 1964 presidential campaign, from the assassination

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