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Wednesday 22 December 1965

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Urszula Włodarczyk . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Over And Over by The Dave Clark Five. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Honey Badger by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Power Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 this week ?

The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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Battle of the Bulge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Al Ritz: Actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62.
  • Richard Dimbleby: English journalist and broadcaster (Born 1913).
Facts:
  • Great-Britain sets maximum speed at 70 mph
  • Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up
  • Belgian government shuts six coal mines.
  • In the United Kingdom, a 70 mph speed limit is applied to all rural roads including motorways for the first time. Previously, there had been no speed limit.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7953
  • Life: View of Vatican Council from St Peters Dome
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur Schlesinger Jr. -- Dec. 17, 1965

Books

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

The Honey Badger

By: Robert Ruark

Robert Chester Ruark was one of the mid-20th centuries "larger-than-life" characters: journalist, author, world traveller and big game hunter and in this, his last work, it is impossible to fathom where

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A Gift Of Joy

By: Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke

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A Gift Of Prophecy

By: Ruth Montgomery

A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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The Making Of The President 1964

By: Theodore H. White

“[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.” —William F. BuckleyA national bestseller, The Making of the President 1964 is the critically acclaimed account of the 1964 presidential campaign, from the assassination

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