Saturday October 16, 1965
US date format: 10/16/1965, UK date format: 16/10/1965
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 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 Ann Eleonora Jørgensen and Lisa Bonder.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles.
In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits.
The Wise Guys, directed by Robert Enrico, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
On TV people were watching The Newcomers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 16, 1965?
- Drat! - The Cat! closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 performances
- Singer Leslie Uggams marries Grahame Pratt in New York City
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 1965?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Yesterday
- Roy Head - Treat Her Right
- The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
- The Toys - A Lover's Concerto
- The Gentrys - Keep On Dancing
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd
- Herman's Hermits - Just A Little Bit Better
- Sonny And Cher - Baby Don't Go
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic
- Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Tex - I Want To (Do Everything For You)
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The "In" Crowd
- Roy Head And The Traits - Treat Her Right
- Bobby Bland - These Hands (Small But Mighty)
- Otis Redding - Respect
- Fontella Bass - Rescue Me
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Cleo's Back
- The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears
- Edwin Starr - Agent Double-O-Soul
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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