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Thursday 29 December 1966

1966-12-29

It was Thursday, 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 I'm A Believer by The Monkees. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Grand Prix

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Yves Montand

Country: United States

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The Sand Pebbles

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Candice Bergen

Country: United States

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Blow-Up

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles

Country: United States

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A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Django

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Jos Bdalo, Loredana Nusciak

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Super Chicken

Country: United States

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The Woody Woodbury Show

Starring: Robert Ridgely

Country: United States

NFL Films Presents

Starring: Steve Sabol

Country: United States

Sir Graves Ghastly Presents

Starring: Lawson J. Deming

Country: United States

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Starring: David Phillips, Eric R. Laithwaite, Heinz Wolff, George Porter

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pirate Radio Phoenix, 1st transmission (Worcester, Massachusetts)
  • The Beatles start the recording session that would become the hit single Penny Lane at Abbey Road Studio.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: LIFE is 30 double issue photography
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Julie Andrews -- Dec. 23, 1966
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8004

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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