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Thursday 27 October 1966

1966-10-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to 96 Tears by ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. What's Up, Tiger Lily?, directed by Woody Allen, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

What's Up, Tiger Lily?

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Country: United States

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The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Fahrenheit 451

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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The Fortune Cookie

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich

Country: United States

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Spinout

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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T.H.E. Cat

Written by: Harry Julian Fink

Starring: Robert Loggia, Robert Carricart, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States

The Jean Arthur Show

Starring: Jean Arthur, Ron Harper

Country: United States

Hey, Landlord

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Will Hutchins, Sandy Baron

Country: United States

Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brad Lauer: Humboldt -- NHL right wing (Pittsburgh Penguins).
  • Grant Kenny: Norfolk Island, NSW -- Australasia golfer.
  • Timm Rosenbach: NFL quarterback (NO Saints).
  • Daniel O'Hara: American food vendor known as "Dan the Muffin Man," who owned and operated several sales and food service companies.
  • Matt Drudge: American blogger founded the Drudge Report.
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Facts:
  • UN deprives South Africa of Namibia
  • The first ever regeneration in Doctor Who: William Hartnell's face morphs into that of Patrick Troughton.
  • The Guinean delegation to the OAU meeting in Ethiopia, become hostages of the Ghanaian government in Accra.

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Magazine Covers

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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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