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Sunday 17 October 1965

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Connie Ann Hearn in Anchorage and Tony Cimber. 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 Cincinnati Kid, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 On TV people were watching John Klings Abenteuer.
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TV Series

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Knock on Any Door

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Ted Willis, David Collings, Ewan Hooper, Helen Fraser

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Starring: John Ronane, Ann Bell, Glynn Edwards, Joan Miller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Morning Star

Written by: Ted Corday

Starring: William Arvin

Country: United States

The Trials of O'Brien

Written by: Gene Wang

Starring: Peter Falk

Country: United States

Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Cincinnati Kid

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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The Bedford Incident

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento

Country: United States

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The Hill

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Country: United States

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Repulsion

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Connie Ann Hearn in Anchorage: Alaska, USA; actress (New Kind of Family).
  • Tony Cimber: American member of noted family he is the son of actress Jayne Mansfield and director Matt Cimber (Born Thomas Vitale Ottaviano).
  • Antonio Ottaviano: American noted family, the fifth child of actress Jayne Mansfield and her third husband, director Matt Cimber.
  • Aravinda de Silva: Sri Lankan cricketer.
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Facts:
  • On A Clear Day You Can See Forever opens in NYC for 280 performances
  • WBMG TV channel 42 in Birmingham, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair closes after a two year run. More than 51 million people had attended the two-year event.

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Books

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Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, ...

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

28 short stories: All Tied Up, The Answer Depends, Arnold Stone, At The Window, Aunt Fran, The Bonfire, The Brain, Can I Stay Here?' Clayton Bunter, The Clear Track, The Gun, The Hardware Man, His Excellency, The House On The ...

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