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Saturday 1 October 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Titus and Cuco Ziganda. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Au risque de vous plaire. 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 in the last months ?

Seconds

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph

Country: United States

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Alvarez Kelly

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Bible: In the Beginning...

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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The Appaloosa

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Fantastic Voyage

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Newspaper magnate Thomson purchases The Times
  • WAEO (now WJFW) TV channel 12 in Rhinelander, WI (NBC) begins
  • West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatalities and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.

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Books

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

Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent ...

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Capable Of Honor

By: Allen Drury

Story of a powerful Washington columnist and his influence over his colleagues and international politics

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Flying Saucers -- Serious Business

By: Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards (August 4, 1908 - June 23, 1967) was an American writer and broadcaster, and one of the pioneers in radio.

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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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