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Thursday 21 October 1965

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alison Munt and Chima McLean. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 On TV people were watching John Klings Abenteuer.
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TV Series

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

Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Tammy

Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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National Geographic Specials

Starring: Alexander Scourby, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Alphaville

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff

Country: United States

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The Cincinnati Kid

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Steve McQueen, Ann-Margret, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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The Bedford Incident

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur

Country: United States

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento

Country: United States

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The Hill

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marie McDonald: Singer / actress (Promises Promises), dies of overdose at 42.
  • Bill Black: American bass player and bandleader (The Blue Moon Boys) (d. 1965).
Facts:
  • KTWU TV channel 11 in Topeka, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward
  • Robert B Woodward awarded Nobel prize for chemistry
  • Vivian Beaumont Theater (NYC) opens
  • Comet Ikeya-Seki approaches perihelion, passing 450,000 kilometers from the sun.

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