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July 17th, 1965...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
by The Rolling Stones

In the UK:
"I'm Alive"
by The Hollies
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ho Chi Minh

(TIME Cover: July the 16th, 1965)

 Famous people born on the 17th of July:

1487 - Ismail I, Shah of Persia (d. 1524)
1831 - Xianfeng, Emperor of China (d. 1861)
1947 - Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
1952 - David Hasselhoff, American actor and musician
1954 - Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
1963 - Letsie III, King of Lesotho

 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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