Friday 26 February 1965
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anicka Rodman and Alison Armitage.
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.
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- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Anicka Rodman: American fashion model and writer of an autobiography.
- Alison Armitage
- Paul Gaban: Belgian race car driver, a member of a family of race drivers.
- Alison Armitage in London: England; actress (Acapulco HEAT).
- Matt Jackson in Birmingham: Michigan, USA; Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Payless).
- James Mitchell: American wrestler and manager.
- Linnar Viik: Estonian computer and scholar.
- Brittany York: London, England -- Playmate (Oct, 1990).
- Donald Narcisse: Canadian Football League receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
- Jimmie Lee Jackson: civil rights activist, dies of injuries.
- West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania.
- Dutch Government of Marijnen falls.
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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