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Friday 21 May 1965

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maya Kaimal and Josh Richman. 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 Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Meine Melodie.
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TV Series

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

A Tale of Two Cities

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Nicholas Pennell, Kika Markham, Leslie French

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Secret Agent

Starring: Patrick McGoohan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Public Eye

Written by: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall

Starring: Alfred Burke

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Not Only... But Also

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Winchell-Mahoney Time

Starring: Paul Winchell

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mirage

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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The Pawnbroker

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters

Country: United States

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Girl Happy

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States

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In Harm's Way

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal

Country: United States

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Major Dundee

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maya Kaimal: American photography editor turned cookbook writer, she is the child of an American mother and Indian father from Kerala, in southwestern India.
  • Josh Richman: American actor and producer.
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Facts:
  • US Senator Alan Bible of Nevada introduces a bill that would give the Treasury Secretary the power to dictate what coins could be traded at a premium. It would also prohibit exportation of US coins, prohibit the melting of silver coins by unauthorized persons, outlaw unreasonable hoarding of coins, and outlaw buying or selling non-rare coins at more than face value.
  • The largest teach-in to date begins at Berkeley, California, attended by 30,000.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1965?

  • Life: Ku Klux Klan murder trial
  • Time: Rock 'n' Roll: (L-R) The Shindig Dancers, Beach Boys, Petula Clark, Trini Lopez, The Righteous Broth
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7922

Books

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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Up The Down Staircase

By: Bel Kaufman

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 ...

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Funeral In Berlin

By: Len Deighton

A ferociously cool Cold War thriller from the author of The Ipcress File.Len Deighton’s third novel has become a classic, as compelling and suspenseful now as when it first exploded on

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The Man

By: Irving Wallace

The time is 1964. The place is the Cabinet Room of the Where House. An unexpected accident and the law of succession have just made Douglass Dilman the first black President

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