Sunday 12 December 1965
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Laurie Grover-Tavares in Newark and Will Carling.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds.
In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Battle of the Bulge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while A Gift Of Joy by Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Power Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1965 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Laurie Grover-Tavares in Newark: New Jersey, USA; biathlete (Olympics-1994).
- Will Carling: English rugby union footballer.
- Beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales)
- Vivian Beaumont Theater opens at 65th St. and Amsterdam Ave New York City
- Gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores six touchdowns, ties NFL record.
- Doug Walters makes maiden Test ton in first Test, goes on to 155.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
- The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony
- The 4 Seasons - Let's Hang On
- James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
- The Dave Clark Five - Over And Over
- The Shangri-Las - I Can Never Go Home Anymore
- Len Barry - 1-2-3
- Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass - Taste Of Honey
- Fontella Bass - Rescue Me
- Dean Martin - I Will
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