April 21, 1965 – The New York World’s Fair opened for it’s second and final season in Flushing Meadows, Queens.
Also, 52 years ago this month, My Fair Lady won 8 Oscars, including Best Picture. Mary Poppins picked up 5 Academy Awards.
And the killers portrayed in the book In Cold Blood, Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, who had been convicted of murdering 4 members of the Herbert Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, were executed by hanging at the Kansas State Penitentiary for Men.
And these were the top 5 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for April 24, 1965:
#5 – The Supremes – Stop! In The Name of Love
#4 – Petula Clark – I Know A Place
#3 – Freddie & The Dreamers – I’m Telling You Now
#2 – Herman’s Hermits – Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter
#1 – Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders – Game of Love