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Tuesday 30 August 1966

1966-08-30

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sunshine Superman by Donovan. 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.
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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 ?

Paris aktuell

Starring: Margret Dünser

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alain Marty: French president and founder of the Wine and Business Club, author of “Ils vont tuer le vin français” and presenter of a weekly radio show called “IN VINO BFM” (the first national radio broadcast to be dedicated to wine).
  • John Terry: CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders).
  • Simon Wheeldon: Hockey forward (Team Austria 1998).
  • Joann Fletcher: English historian and academic.
  • Michael Michele: American actress.
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Facts:
  • France offers independence to French Somaliland.
  • United Nations Secretary-General U Thant declares that he will not seek re-election, because U.N. efforts in Vietnam have failed.
  • 98 British tourists die in an air crash in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.
  • While waiting at a bus stop, Ralph Baer an inventor with Sanders Associates, writes a four-page document which lays out the basic principles for creating a video game to be played on a television: the beginning of a multi billion dollar industry.

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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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