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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 Kristin Davis and Alessandro Gassman. 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 A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alarm in den Bergen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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How to Murder Your Wife

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Starring: Gypsy Rose Lee, Iris Adrian

Country: United States

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Rainbow Quest

Starring: Pete Seeger

Country: United States

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Winchell-Mahoney Time

Starring: Paul Winchell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1965 ?

  • 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:
  • Kristin Davis: TV Actress.
  • Alessandro Gassman
  • 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.
  • Lloyd McGrath: former English footballer.
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  • Beatles begin filming Help in Bahamas
  • East German President Ulbricht visits Egypt.

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

A Covenant With Death

By: Stephen Becker


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The Founding Father

By: Richard J. Whalen

"The extraordinary bestseller about Joseph P. Kennedy- grandson of a poor Irish immigrant, father of President John F. Kennedy." (Back cover)

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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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Life With Picasso

By: Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake

A description by Francoise Gilot of life with Picasso.

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