Wednesday 19 May 1965
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Joshua Rifkind and Ben Volpellere-Pierrot.
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.
Mirage, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Meine Melodie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1965 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Joshua Rifkind: Actor (Marshall Chronicles).
- Ben Volpellere-Pierrot: British singer and songwriter with the group, "Curiosity Killed the Cat," formed in 1983.
- Maile Flanagan: American actress.
- Boris : French singer-songwriter and radio host.
- Cecilia Bolocco: Chilean model and television host Miss Universe 1987.
- Patricia R Harris named 1st US black female ambassador (Luxembourg)
- West Ham United wins 5th Europe Cup II.
- U.S. Congressman Silvio Conte of Massachusetts introduces legislation intended to prohibit silver dollar production.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Ticket To Ride
- Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Count Me In
- The Beach Boys - Help Me, Rhonda
- The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You
- The Supremes - Back In My Arms Again
- Herman's Hermits - Silhouettes
- Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
- The Righteous Brothers - Just Once In My Life
- Elvis Presley - Crying In The Chapel
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