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March 19th, 1965...

Today is Friday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Eight Days a Week"
by The Beatles

In the UK:
"It's Not Unusual"
by Tom Jones
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Martin Luther King Jr.

(TIME Cover: March the 19th, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 19th of March:

1434 - Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1443)
1900 - Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 1958)
1933 - Philip Roth, American author
1936 - Ursula Andress, Swiss actress
1943 - Mario Monti, Italian politician
1947 - Glenn Close, American actress
1955 - Bruce Willis, American actor

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1965

Robert Burns Woodward

for his outstanding achievements in the art of organic synthesis

Harvard University - Cambridge, MA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1965 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1965

The Sound of Music
directed by Robert Wise
with Julie Andrews (Maria) and Peggy Wood (Mother Abbess)

Designed in 1965

The Kantarelli suite
by Eero Aarnio


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