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Wednesday 13 December 1967

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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Doctor Dolittle, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Doctor Dolittle

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley

Country: United States

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Valley of the Dolls

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Paul Burke

Country: United States

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In Cold Blood

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn

Country: United States

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Bedazzled

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Inheritance

Starring: John Thaw, James Bolam, Michael Goodliffe, Thelma Whiteley

Country: United Kingdom

The Carol Burnett Show

Starring: Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman, Lyle Waggoner

Country: United States

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He & She

Written by: Leonard Stern

Starring: Paula Prentiss, Richard Benjamin, Jack Cassidy, Kenneth Mars

Country: United States

Kenilworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, John Bryans, John Fraser, Patricia Fuller

Country: United Kingdom

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Starring: Zuleika Robson, Liz Crowther, Jack Woolgar, Paul Waller

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Deborah Driggs: Oakland, California -- Playmate (Mar, 1990).
  • Jenn Thompson in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Dee - Harper Valley PTA).
  • Jamie Foxx: American award winning actor whose brilliant performance as Ray Charles in the film "Ray" clinched his reputation as a fine actor and won an Academy Award.
  • Nene Leakes: Reality Star.
  • Bo Pelini: American football player and coach.
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Facts:
  • Unsuccessful coup against Greek King Constantine II.
  • United Soccer Association and National Pro Soccer League merge into NASL.
  • Constantine II of Greece attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the Regime of the Colonels

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1967?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8054
  • Life: Pearl Bailey
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bonnie and Clyde -- Dec. 8, 1967

Books

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

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

[Read by Christopher Hurt] Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars.

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Capable Of Honor

By: Allen Drury

It is one of the most fundamental questions facing America today: How justifiably, or irresponsibly, do the volatile and unbiased American media—press, television and radio—attempt to interfere with, and control, the political process and the foreign policy of the nation? ...

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Valley Of The Dolls

By: Jacqueline Susann

The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

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The Birds Fall Down

By: Rebecca West

No dust jacket. Binding torn and loose. Library sticker on front cover.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition.

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