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Tuesday 1 March 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 1, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Delphine de Vigan and Zack Snyder. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits. War and Peace, directed by Sergey Bondarchuk, 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 L'âge heureux. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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What the sky looked like on 1 March 1966

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Movies

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

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States

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Johnny Reno

Directed by: R.G. Springsteen

Starring: Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney Jr., John Agar

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Madame X

Directed by: David Lowell Rich

Starring: Lana Turner, John Forsythe, Ricardo Montalban, Burgess Meredith

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The Group

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight

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The Upper Hand

Directed by: Denys de La Patellière

Starring: Jean Gabin, Gert Fröbe, George Raft, Nadja Tiller

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TV Series

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

L'âge heureux

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Jackanory

Directed by: Brian Hawkins

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The Frost Report

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
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Facts:
  • Venera 3 becomes 1st man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
  • Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface.
  • The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 01, 1966 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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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The Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

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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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