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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 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)
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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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1965?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Help!
- Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction
- Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
- We Five - You Were On My Mind
- Dave Clark Five - Catch Us If You Can
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd
- The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
- The Turtles - It Ain't Me Babe
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- The Yardbirds - Heart Full Of Soul
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown And The Famous Flames - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Ramsey Lewis Trio - The "In" Crowd
- The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears
- The Temptations - Since I Lost My Baby
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- Joe Tex - I Want To (Do Everything For You)
- The Supremes - Nothing But Heartaches
- Edwin Starr - Agent Double-O-Soul
- Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Shake And Fingerpop
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 17If 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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