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Sunday 24 December 1967

1967-12-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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 Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

Country: United States

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The Ambushers

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Graduate

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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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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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 24 December 1967 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Burt Baskin: American entrepreneur, co-founder of Baskin and Robbins, d. 1967.
Facts:
  • Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand

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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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