Saturday December 18, 1965

US date format: 12/18/1965, UK date format: 18/12/1965

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 18, 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 Christian Shawn and Fawna Maclaren. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Doctor Zhivago, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jackanory.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1965, at December 18 across the years or at December 1965 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Events

  • La Grusse Valise closes at 54th St. Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Borman and Lovell splash down in Atlantic; ends two-week Gemini VII mission.
  • Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates.

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Movies

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For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

A Patch of Blue

A Patch of Blue

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford

Country: United States of America

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

Juliet of the Spirits

Juliet of the Spirits

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 18, 1965

Sport Games on December 18, 1965


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Los Angeles Rams : 20 - 17
See all American Football game results of December 18, 1965

TV Series

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Beat-Club

Beat-Club

Starring: Uschi Nerke

Jackanory

Jackanory

Directed by: Brian Hawkins

The Newcomers

The Newcomers

Directed by: James Allen Bradley

Die Bräute meiner Söhne

Die Bräute meiner Söhne

Starring: Ilse Werner, Wolfgang Berger, Frank Glaubrecht, Ronald Nitschke

Dileme

Dileme

Starring: Melanija Dugandzic, Zvonimir Ferencic, Stevo Grubic, Ana Hercigonja

How old am I?

If December 18, 1965 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

A Thousand Days

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As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration.

Yes I Can by Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar

Yes I Can

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Paperback, biography, entertainment.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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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.

Those Who Love by Irving Stone

Those Who Love

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The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 the US President was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 18, 1965?

On December 18, 1965 several famous people were born including, Christian Shawn, Angeliki Kaneltopoutous, Fawna Maclaren.

What was the number one song in December 18, 1965?

The number one song in the week of December 18, 1965 was Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds in US and The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers in UK.

What were the top hits on December 18, 1965?

The top hits on December 18, 1965 were Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds, Over And Over by The Dave Clark Five, I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown in US and The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers, Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles, Wind Me Up (Let Me Go) by Cliff Richard in UK.


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