Friday September 17, 1965

US date format: 9/17/1965, UK date format: 17/9/1965

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 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. The Agony and the Ecstasy, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Beat-Club.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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)
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Events

  • 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.
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Movies

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

The Agony and the Ecstasy

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews

Country: United States of America

Gidget

Gidget

Directed by: Paul Wendkos

Starring: Sandra Dee, James Darren, Cliff Robertson, Arthur O'Connell

Country: United States of America

I, a Woman

I, a Woman

Directed by: Mac Ahlberg

Starring: Essy Persson, Preben Mahrt, Jørgen Reenberg, Tove Maës

The Money Trap

The Money Trap

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: Glenn Ford, Elke Sommer, Rita Hayworth, Joseph Cotten

Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Beat-Club

Beat-Club

Starring: Uschi Nerke

The Wild Wild West

The Wild Wild West

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

Country: United States of America

Lost in Space

Lost in Space

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

My Brother Jack

My Brother Jack

Directed by: Stephen Dest

Police Patrol

Police Patrol

Directed by: Rasmus A. Sivertsen

Days to next September 17

If September 17, 1965 is your birthday you're 55 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 days.
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Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown

Manchild In The Promised Land

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With more than two million copies in print, Manchild in the Promised Land is one of the most remarkable autobiographies of our time—the definitive account of African-American youth in Harlem of

A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery

A Gift Of Prophecy

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A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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 …

The Green Berets by Robin Moore

The Green Berets

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In 1965, writer Robin Moore wanted to understand more about the little-known activities of the U.S. Army Special Forces, known amongst themselves as the Green Berets.

The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

The Rabbi

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The New York Times–bestselling novel that follows the life and career of a rabbi as he journeys through America: “A rewarding reading experience.” —Los Angeles TimesMichael Kind is raised in the Jewish cauldron of 1920s New York, familiar with the …


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