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March 21st, 1965...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Eight Days a Week"
by The Beatles

In the UK:
"The Last Time"
by The Rolling Stones
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Martin Luther King Jr.

(TIME Cover: March the 19th, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 21st of March:

1685 - Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer (d. 1750)
1713 - Francis Lewis, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1803)
1768 - Joseph Fourier, French mathematician (d. 1830)
1904 - Forrest Mars Sr., American candymaker (d. 1999)
1946 - Timothy Dalton, Welsh actor
1958 - Gary Oldman, English actor
1967 - Maxim Reality, British MC (The Prodigy)

 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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