Thursday August 12, 1965

US date format: 8/12/1965, UK date format: 12/8/1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 12, 1965). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Peter Krause and Dr Wagner Jr. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Sergeant Dead Head, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Night Of Camp David by Fletcher Knebel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Brother Jack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1965, at August 12 across the years or at August 1965 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Elizabeth Lane becomes 1st female British Supreme Court Justice
  • Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
  • Race riot in West Side of Chicago, Illinois.
  • Disneyland (Ahaneim, California) welcomes its 50-millionth guest, Mary Adams.

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Movies

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Cup Fever

Cup Fever

Directed by: David Bracknell

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Sonia Graham, Dermot Kelly, David Lodge

The Hill

The Hill

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch

Country: United States of America

Repulsion

Repulsion

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States of America

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States of America

The Collector

The Collector

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Mona Washbourne, Maurice Dallimore

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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My Brother Jack

My Brother Jack

Directed by: Stephen Dest

Pet Pals

Pet Pals

Directed by: Sergio Manfio

Police Patrol

Police Patrol

Directed by: Rasmus A. Sivertsen

Meine Melodie

Meine Melodie

Starring: Marianne Koch, Lale Andersen, Roy Black, Alexandra

Usei shônen popi

Usei shônen popi

Starring: Carl Banas

Country: Japan

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Night Of Camp David by Fletcher Knebel

Night Of Camp David

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Night of Camp David

The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1964

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“[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

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman

Up The Down Staircase

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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 …

My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands

My Shadow Ran Fast

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Who is Bill Sands? As a youngster, he was a violent, law-breaking, convention-defying young thug. He would probably have committed murder had he not been stopped.

The Green Berets by Robin Moore

The Green Berets

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In 1965, writer Robin Moore wanted to understand more about the little-known activities of the U.S. Army Special Forces, known amongst themselves as the Green Berets.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 12, 1965?

On August 12, 1965 several famous people were born including, Peter Krause, Dr Wagner Jr, Angeliki Kanellopoulou.

What was the number one song in August 12, 1965?

The number one song in the week of August 12, 1965 was I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher in US and Help! by The Beatles in UK.

What were the top hits on August 12, 1965?

The top hits on August 12, 1965 were I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, Save Your Heart For Me by Gary Lewis and the Playboys in US and Help! by The Beatles, I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Animals in UK.


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