Friday 23 July 1965
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brett Faryniarz and Pierpaolo Ferrazzi.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones.
In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits.
Ship of Fools, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1965 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Brett Faryniarz: NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers).
- Pierpaolo Ferrazzi: Italian slalom canoeist, an Olympic gold medal champion at Barcelona in 1992, and a bronze winner at Sydney in 2000.
- Slash : English-born American guitarist (Guns N' Roses).
- Rob Dickinson: English guitarist, singer and songwriter (Catherine Wheel).
- Dick Jaspers: Dutch billiards player.
- Beatles Help is released in the UK
- Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
- US President Lyndon Johnson signs into law the Coinage Act of 1965.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
- Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am
- Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself
- Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat
- Jay and the Americans - Cara-Mia
- Barbara Mason - Yes, I'm Ready
- Jackie De Shannon - What The World Needs Now Is Love
- Johnny Rivers - Seventh Son
- The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
- Ian Whitcomb - You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
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