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Monday 24 January 1966

1966-01-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 24 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kim Saiki: Inglewood, California -- Golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th).
  • Jimeoin : English-Irish comedian actor producer and screenwriter.
  • Mike Forgeron in Main-A-Dieu: Nova Scotia, Canada; rower (Olympics-1996).
  • Kim Saiki in Inglewood: California, USA; golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th).
  • Karin Viard: French actress, winner of two César Awards: the first for Best Actress for her role in Haut les cœurs! (1999) and the second for Best Supporting Actress for Embrassez qui vous voudrez (Summer Things, 2002).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • WDIO TV channel 10 in Duluth, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • An Air India Boeing 707 jet crashes on Mont Blanc, on the border between France and Italy, killing 117.
  • Harold Holt becomes Prime Minister of Australia when Robert Menzies retires.
  • Beaumont children disappearance: Three children disappear on their way to Glenelg, South Australia, never to be seen again.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7957
  • Life: Indias Prime Minister Shastry dies
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: General Franco -- Jan. 21, 1966

Books

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

Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

Those Who Love is a biographical novel of John Adams, as told from the perspective of his wife, Abigail 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

THE LOCKWOOD CONCERN by O'hara, John

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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