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Monday 23 August 1965

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Flex Wheeler and Anne Minter. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965 while The Oxford History Of The American People by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Vital Spark.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

That Funny Feeling

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Donald O'Connor

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Country: United States

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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Tura Satana, Haji, Lori Williams

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde, Laurence Harvey

Country: United States

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The Ipcress File

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Vital Spark

Written by: Neil Munro

Starring: John Grieve, Walter Carr, Alex McAvoy, Roddy McMillan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Vision On

Starring: Tony Hart, Pat Keysell, Ben Benison, Wilf Lunn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meine Melodie

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

M: Monitor

Starring: Sonia Mikich

Country: Germany

Die Unverbesserlichen

Starring: Inge Meysel, Joseph Offenbach, Monika Peitsch, Gernot Endemann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1965 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Bata: Czech shoe manufacturer, dies at 67.

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

The Oxford History Of The American People

By: Samuel Eliot Morison

A political as well as social history which traces the major strands in America's history from prehistoric man to the assasination of President Kennedy.

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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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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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The Rabbi

By: Noah Gordon

Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man. A man who couldn't help that his heart led him to Leslie, a beautiful minister's daughter.

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