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Wednesday 12 January 1966

1966-01-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Our Man Flint, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Our Man Flint

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan

Country: United States

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The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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Battle of the Bulge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Liars

Starring: William Mervyn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Isla Blair, Ian Ogilvy

Country: United Kingdom

A Whole Scene Going

Starring: Barry Fantoni, Wendy Varnals

Country: United Kingdom

The Alan Burke Show

Starring: Alan Burke

Country: United States

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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The Power Game

Starring: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Batman with Adam West and Burt Ward premieres on ABC TV
  • 12 day NYC transit strike ends
  • LBJ says US should stay in South Vietnam until communist aggression ends
  • Red Auerbach wins his 1,000th game as coach of NBA Boston Celtics.
  • US President Lyndon Johnson says US should stay in South Vietnam until communist aggression ends.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1966?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7955
  • Life: Sean Connery James Bond
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Westmoreland, Man of the Year -- Jan. 7, 1966

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

Those Who Love is a biographical novel of John Adams, as told from the perspective of his wife, Abigail Adams.

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Up The Down Staircase

By: Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United ...

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Airs Above The Ground

By: Mary Stewart

Vanessa March never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreelshot there at the scene of a deadly fire.

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The Lockwood Concern

By: John O'Hara

THE LOCKWOOD CONCERN by O'hara, John

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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