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Wednesday 24 February 1965

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lloyd McGrath and Alessandro Gassmann. 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 The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alarm in den Bergen.
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TV Series

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The American Sportsman

Starring: Curt Gowdy, Jack Hemingway, Cheryl Tiegs, William Conrad

Country: United States

Public Eye

Written by: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall

Starring: Alfred Burke

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Not Only... But Also

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Winchell-Mahoney Time

Starring: Paul Winchell

Country: United States

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Man Alive

Starring: Jack Pizzey, John Pitman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Sound of Music

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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Holger Drachmann

Directed by: Holger Drachmann

Starring: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Country: United States

Lord Jim

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jrgens

Country: United States

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Max von Sydow, Dorothy McGuire, Charlton Heston

Country: United States

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Red Desert

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1965 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lloyd McGrath: former English footballer.
  • Alessandro Gassmann: Italian noted family and actor, third son of Vittorio Gassman and companion Juliette Manyel.
  • Paul Gruber: American athlete, a football player who signed a Tampa Bay Buccaneers contract in 1989 worth $3.
  • Jane Swift: American politician, the 69th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1999-2003, elected as a running mate for Paul Cellucci.
  • Kristin Davis: TV Actress.
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Facts:
  • Beatles begin filming Help in Bahamas
  • East German President Ulbricht visits Egypt.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7910
  • Life: Albert Schweitzer
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Westmoreland -- Feb. 19, 1965

Books

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

Candy

By: Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg

Banned upon its initial publication, the now-classic Candy is a romp of a story about the impossibly sweet Candy Christian, a wide-eyed, luscious, all-American girl. Candy –– a satire of Voltaire’s Candide –– chronicles her adventures with mystics, sexual analysts, ...

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This Rough Magic

By: Mary Stewart

When Lucy comes to Corfu to visit her sister, she is elated to discover that the castello above their villa is being rented to Sir Julian Gale, one of the brightest lights in England's theatrical world.

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The Rector Of Justin

By: Louis Auchincloss

Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a ...

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The Horse Knows The Way

By: John O'Hara

28 short stories: All Tied Up, The Answer Depends, Arnold Stone, At The Window, Aunt Fran, The Bonfire, The Brain, Can I Stay Here?' Clayton Bunter, The Clear Track, The Gun, The Hardware Man, His Excellency, The House On The ...

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