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Sunday 1 May 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Coogan in Manhaset and Armando Reynoso in San Luis Potosi. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Good Lovin' by Young Rascals. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Arabesque, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Last Hundred Days by John Toland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Förster Horn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

Movies

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

Arabesque

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Harper

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US troops shooting targets in Cambodia.
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational.
  • Last British concert by The Beatles (Empire Pool in Wembley).
  • Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting.
  • Floods occur on the Finnish coast.

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Books

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

The Last Hundred Days

By: John Toland

From review - The last 100 days of the Nazi regime have long remained clouded by the fact that it was the Soviet armies that reached Berlin first and afterwards controlled

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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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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

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

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A Gift Of Prophecy

By: Ruth Montgomery

A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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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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