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Tuesday 18 May 1965

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 18, 1965). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Sully and Erik Hanson (baseball). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ticket To Ride by The Beatles. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pet Pals.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom, Sam Wanamaker

Country: United States

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A High Wind in Jamaica

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Anthony Quinn, James Coburn, Dennis Price, Lila Kedrova

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The Hill

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux

Country: United States

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Gabino Barrera

Directed by: René Cardona

Starring: Antonio Aguilar, María Duval, Jaime Fernández, Eleazar García

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Pet Pals

Directed by: Sergio Manfio

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Directed by: Sally Potter

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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The Mill on the Floss

Directed by: Tim Whelan

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Meine Melodie

Starring: Marianne Koch, Lale Andersen, Roy Black, Alexandra

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Historical Events

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  • Gene Roddenberry suggests 16 names including Kirk for Star Trek Captain
  • WTAF TV channel 29 in Philadelphia, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 18, 1965 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1965 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
  2. Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  3. Count Me In - Gary Lewis and the Playboys
  4. Help Me, Rhonda - The Beach Boys
  5. The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
  6. The Supremes - Back In My Arms Again
  7. Silhouettes - Herman's Hermits
  8. Wooly Bully - Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs
  9. The Righteous Brothers - Just Once In My Life
  10. Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
  2. King Of The Road - Roger Miller
  3. Where Are You Now (My Love) - Jackie Trent
  4. Peter & Gordon - True Love Ways
  5. A World Of Our Own - The Seekers


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

Catherine The Great

By: Zoe Oldenbourg

386 pages - illustrations section

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Design For Survival

By: General Thomas S. Power

On the occasion of his retirement, Air Force General Thomas S. Power was permitted (by the Pentagon) to publish this series of essays about how modern warfare had evolved during his

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Journal Of A Soul

By: Pope John XXIII

No other pope of this century has aroused so much interest and universal affection throughout the world as has Pope John XXIII.

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Sixpence In Her Shoe

By: Phyllis McGinley

Third printing 1964. MacMillan. Name and bookplate inside front cover. Lightly bumped corners. Light stain on top right corner of first 8 pages otherwise clean.

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