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Tuesday 1 February 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Garnier and Eddie Zambrano. In that special week of February people in US were listening to My Love by Petula Clark. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra 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 The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Tintenfische. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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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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Juliet of the Spirits

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu

Country: United States

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Harum Scarum

Directed by: Gene Nelson

Starring: Elvis Presley, Mary Ann Mobley, Fran Jeffries

Country: United States

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That Darn Cat!

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1966

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TV Series

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

Die Tintenfische

Starring: Helmut Schmid, Albert Rueprecht

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Beat! Beat! Beat!

Starring: Cherry Wainer

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The Power Game

Starring: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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Leo the Lion

Written by: Osamu Tezuka

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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Facts:
  • West Germany procures some 2,600 political prisoners from East Germany.

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Books

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

The Billion Dollar Brain

By: Len Deighton

The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war…General Midwinter loves his country, and hates communism.

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Yes I Can

By: Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar

Paperback, biography, entertainment.

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The Rabbi

By: Noah Gordon

Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man. A man who couldn't help that his heart led him to Leslie, a beautiful minister's daughter.

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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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