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Tuesday 1 November 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bob Wells and Danny Everett. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Giles Goat Boy by John Barth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vendetta. 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 months ?

The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Country: United States

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Cul-de-sac

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Franoise Dorlac, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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Manos: The Hands of Fate

Directed by: Harold P. Warren

Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree

Country: United States

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What's Up, Tiger Lily?

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Country: United States

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The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Fahrenheit 451

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 November 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
  • World Vegan Day
  • Mexico - The Day of the Dead
  • Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Wells: Yakima, Washington -- Pitcher (Seattle Mariners).
  • Danny Everett: 4x400m runner (1988 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Paul Lewis: Australian field hockey forward (1992, 96 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Ruud Cabbage: Soccer player (FC Twente).
  • Mary Hansen: Australian musician (Stereolab) (d. 2002).
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Facts:
  • Sandy Koufax becomes 1st 3-time Cy Young Award winner
  • William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km
  • Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh territory created.
  • NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day).

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Books

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

Giles Goat Boy

By: John Barth

In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant "fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex" (Time).

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The Territorial Imperative

By: Robert Ardrey

Book of the Month Club edition; Jacket design by Joseph Low. Drawings by Berdine aurdrey Published New York: Atheneum 1966

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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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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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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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