This Week in History: Feb. 20-24, 1965 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack.

This Week in History: Feb. 20-24th, 1965

The number one movie is “The Greatest Story Ever Told” starring Max von Sydow.

The number one song is “This Diamond Ring” by Gary Lewis & The Playboys.

Director Dean Karr was born and African-American leader Malcom “Malcolm X” Little died.

Quote: “Sorry about that, Chief,” said Maxwell Smart (portrayed by Don Adams) in TV’s “Get Smart.”

More This Week in History: Feb. 13-17, 1967;    Feb. 6-10, 1957;   Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 1961

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for fourteen years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions.  Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!

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