Sunday 29 August 1965
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alphons Arts and Ella Lemhagen.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher.
That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965
while The Oxford History Of The American People by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vital Spark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1965 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Alphons Arts: Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).
- Ella Lemhagen: Swedish film maker, a stage-manager.
- Jeremy Applegate: American actor (d. 2000).
- Will Perdue: American basketball player and sportscaster.
- Dina Spybey: American actress.
- Astronauts Cooper and Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5.
- Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1965 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe
- The Beatles - Help!
- The Beach Boys - California Girls
- The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
- Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song
- Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
- Gary Lewis and the Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me
- Mel Carter - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
- Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks
- James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag Part 1
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