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Tuesday 16 March 1965

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cindy Brown and Richard Daniel Roman. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Eight Days A Week by The Beatles. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 Dim Dam Dom.
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TV Series

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

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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Rainbow Quest

Starring: Pete Seeger

Country: United States

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Gypsy

Starring: Gypsy Rose Lee, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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Lord Jim

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • Police clash with 600 SNCC marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • In Montgomery, Alabama, 1,600 civil rights marchers demonstrate at the Courthouse.
  • In response to the events of March 7 and 9 in Selma, Alabama, President Lyndon B. Johnson sends a bill to Congress that forms the basis for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It is passed by the Senate May 26, the House July 10, and signed into law by President Johnson Aug. 6.
  • Cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov, leaving his spacecraft ''Voskhod 2'' for 12 minutes, becomes the first person to walk in space.

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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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The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin

By: Victoria Holt

Born a village girl, Kerensa Carlee had only her beauty and wit to live by. From the moment she saw it, Kerensa determined to become mistress of St Larnston Abbas, home

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Life With Picasso

By: Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake

A description by Francoise Gilot of life with Picasso.

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Sixpence In Her Shoe

By: Phyllis McGinley

Third printing 1964. MacMillan. Name and bookplate inside front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Light stain on top right corner of first 8 pages otherwise clean.

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