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What Happened on June 01, 1966

US date format: 6/1/1966, UK date format: 1/6/1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 1, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Soares and Greg Schiano. In that special week of June people in US were listening to When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Fireball 500, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Proud Tower by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Canvas.
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What the sky looked like on 1 June 1966

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

Fireball 500

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Fabian, Chill Wills

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Watch Out for the Automobile

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Anatoliy Papanov

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Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran

Country: United States

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The Shooting

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Will Hutchins, Warren Oates

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Lost Command

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan

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Directed by: Joseph Greco

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Semeystvo Kalinkovi

Jens Claasen und seine Tiere

Starring: Gerd Siemoneit, Faustin Afande, Kaleb Akwera, Alexander Engel

4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet

Starring: Ilja Richter, Lotti Ohnesorge, Suzanne Doucet

Le chevalier d'Harmental

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 June 1966 ?

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
  • Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joaquin Balaguer elected President of Dominican Republic
  • Shortwave station Radio New York Worldwide changes calls from WRUL to WNYW
  • 2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights.
  • The final new episode of ''The Dick Van Dyke Show'' airs (the first episode aired on October 3, 1961).
  • Éamon de Valera is re-elected as Irish president.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 01, 1966 - Geocentric view

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

The Proud Tower

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

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Games People Play

By: Eric Berne

We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

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In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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