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Monday, 16 May 1966

1966-05-16

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Nevada Smith, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Nevada Smith

Nevada Smith

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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Arabesque

Arabesque

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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Fantômas

Fantômas

Directed by: Andr Hunebelle

Starring: Jean Marais, Louis de Funs, Mylne Demongeot

Country: United States

Frankie and Johnny

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Avengers

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom

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The Liars

The Liars

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

Country: United Kingdom

A Whole Scene Going

A Whole Scene Going

Starring: Barry Fantoni, Wendy Varnals

Country: United Kingdom

Firing Line

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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The Alan Burke Show

The Alan Burke Show

Starring: Alan Burke

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Monday, 16 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • National Welfare Rights Organization organizes
  • Stokely Carmichael named Chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating
  • American National Welfare Rights Organization begins.
  • The Communist Party of China issues the ''May 16 Notice'', marking the beginning of the Cultural Revolution.

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

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 Adventurers by Harold Robbins

The Adventurers

By: Harold Robbins

From the author of The New York Times #1 best-selling novel The Carpetbaggers comes a tale of violence, sex, betrayal, revenge and intrigue. The Adventurers is a story of revolution and danger in the sultry jungles of South America. As

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The Secret of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyborg 009

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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