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Sunday 16 January 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Washington and Jack McDowell in Van Nuys. 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. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

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 16 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Harold R Perry becomes 2nd black Roman Catholic Bishop in US
  • Metropolitan Opera House opens in Lincoln Center.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Vietnams Ho Chi Minh and Pham Van Dong
  • Time: Top: Lyndon Johnson and advisors at JBJ Ranch; Bottom: Soviet Troubleshooter Aleksandr Shelepin and
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7955

Books

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

Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

A consummate master of the biographical novel unfolds the warm and deeply moving love story of two America's most exciting people : Abigail Smith and John 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

a novel about 4 generations of Lockwood men their despair, greed and accomplishments

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