Tuesday 23 February 1965
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Dell and Helena Suková.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to This Diamond Ring by Gary Lewis and the Playboys.
In UK I'll Never Find Another You by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
The Sound of Music, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alarm in den Bergen.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Michael Dell: American computer manufacturer.
- Helena Suková: Czech-Monacan tennis player.
- Veronica Webb
- David E Clemmer: American ion mobility-mass spectrometrist, 2006 recipient of Biemann Medal.
- Sylvie Guillem: French ballet dancer, born to a gymnastics teacher (mother), she was the top-ranking female dancer in Paris from 1984 to 1989.
- Ashok Kamte: Indian police officer (d. 2008).
- Stan Laurel: British-born American vaudeville comedian, half of the famous team, Laurel and Hardy.
- Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough President
- Frank Gasparro is sworn in as Chief Engraver of the US Mint.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
- The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
- The Temptations - My Girl
- Petula Clark - Downtown
- The Kingsmen - The Jolly Green Giant
- The Zombies - Tell Her No
- Sam Cooke - Shake
- The Ad Libs - The Boy From New York City
- Peter and Gordon - I Go To Pieces
- Roger Miller - King Of The Road
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