Thursday June 17, 1965

US date format: 6/17/1965, UK date format: 17/6/1965

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 17, 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 Arabian Prince and Gianluca Pozzi. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Can't Help Myself by Four Tops. In UK Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Sons of Katie Elder, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pet Pals.
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Movies

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The Sons of Katie Elder

The Sons of Katie Elder

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Martha Hyer, Michael Anderson Jr.

Country: United States of America

Von Ryan's Express

Von Ryan's Express

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter

Country: United States of America

Cat Ballou

Cat Ballou

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States of America

The Hallelujah Trail

The Hallelujah Trail

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Remick, Jim Hutton, Pamela Tiffin

The Sandpiper

The Sandpiper

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Eva Marie Saint, Charles Bronson

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • 1st bombing by B-52 (50 km north of Saigon)

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Pet Pals

Pet Pals

Directed by: Sergio Manfio

Orlando

Orlando

Directed by: Sally Potter

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Hollywood Talent Scouts

Hollywood Talent Scouts

Wyvern at War: The Story of the 43rd (Wessex Division) from June 1944 to V.E. Day

Wyvern at War: The Story of the 43rd (Wessex Division) from June 1944 to V.E. Day

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1965?

  • LIFE: Waterloo
  • Time: Gemini 4 astronauts. The flight signaled the advent of the second generation of U.S. spacecraft and
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7926

Books

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The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier

The Flight Of The Falcon

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I went across the street and bent over the sleeping woman. The furtive odour of stale wine, worn clothes, rose to my nostrils .

A Pillar Of Iron by Taylor Caldwell

A Pillar Of Iron

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A Pillar of Iron

Taken Care Of by Edith Sitwell

Taken Care Of

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Dame Edith Sitwell died while this autobiography was in the course of printing. One of the last acts of her life was to approve the 'specimen page' from the printer.

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.


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