Tuesday 26 January 1965
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lou Frazier and Allison Hossack.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Downtown by Petula Clark.
In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits.
How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The American Sportsman.
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- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Allison Hossack: Manitoba, Canada -- Actress (Olivia-Another World).
- Lou Frazier: US baseball outfielder (Montreal Expos).
- Thomas Ostros: Swedish politician.
- Randy Allen: American athlete, pro basketball player for two seasons beginning in 1988.
- Curtis Duncan: American athlete, a professional football player, he made his NFL debut in 1987 with the Houston Oilers.
- Ali Mansoer: premier of Persia, murdered.
- South Vietnam military coup under General Nguyen Khanh.
- Hindi becomes the official language of India.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Petula Clark - Downtown
- The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
- Shirley Ellis - The Name Game
- The Searchers - Love Potion Number Nine
- Joe Tex - Hold What You've Got
- Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
- The Supremes - Come See About Me
- Del Shannon - Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)
- The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night
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