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Tuesday 23 August 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laura Richmond and Rhonda Cator. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Alfie, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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. On TV people were watching Ulrich und Ulrike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Alfie

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin

Country: United States

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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This Property Is Condemned

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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Batman

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether

Country: United States

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Torn Curtain

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ulrich und Ulrike

Starring: Matthias Fuchs, Hannelore Borns, Heinz Engelmann, Käte Pontow

The Informer

Written by: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney

Starring: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Country: United Kingdom

Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom

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4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laura Richmond: Fort Dix, New Jersey -- Playmate (Sep, 1988).
  • Rhonda Cator: Australia -- Badminton player (1996 Olympics).
  • Marco Bracci: Italian volleyball champion, a member of the Italian men's team that won a Bronze Medal at the Atlanta Olympics 8/04/1996.
  • Rik Smits: Dutch-American basketball player: center, Pacers.
  • Charley Boorman: English actor and producer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lunar Orbiter 1 takes the first photograph of Earth from orbit around the Moon.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7987
  • Life: Pat and Luci Nugent at their wedding
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James E. Thomson -- Aug. 19, 1966

Books

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

Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

hardcover and dust jacket, Those Who Love, by Irving Stone

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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

O'Hara' is something of a problem for reviewers- more than the fact that he snarls at them from time to time. But he writes so calculably about people whom you might know, or at least recognize on the street, and ...

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