Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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

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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