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Friday 17 September 1965

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kyle Chandler and Bryan Singer. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Help! by The Beatles. In UK (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unser Pauker.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Les vampires

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Musidora, douard Math, Marcel Lvesque

Country: United States

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That Funny Feeling

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

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

Country: United States

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Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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National Geographic Specials

Starring: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1965 ?

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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  • WPHL TV channel 17 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Groundbreaking ceremonies are held for construction of a new mint building in Philadelphia.
  • King Constantine II of Greece forms a new government with Prime Minister Stephanos Stephanopoulos, in an attempt to end a 2-year-old political crisis.
  • In Denmark, Palle Sørensen shoots 4 policemen in pursuit he is apprehended the same day.
  • Comet Ikeya-Seki is first sighted by Japanese astronomers.

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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The Oxford History Of The American People

By: Samuel Eliot Morison

A political as well as social history which traces the major strands in America's history from prehistoric man to the assasination of President Kennedy.

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Don'T Stop The Carnival

By: Herman Wouk

It's every parrothead's dream: to leave behind the rat race of the workaday world and start life all over again amidst the cool breezes, sun-drenched colors, and rum-laced drinks of a

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The Green Berets

By: Robin Moore

This new revised edition of the Green Berets memorializes "The Wall". New material includes a hitherto unpublished Special Forces story about the rear echelon SF men who spent a few

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