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Saturday 2 April 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andrei Kovalev and Willie Green. In that special week of April 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. Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Intercontinental Express. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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TV Series

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

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

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

Country: France

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Geheimagent Tegtmeier

Starring: Jürgen von Manger, Gisela Schlüter, Sofie Engelke

En famille

Starring: Patricia Calas, Marie-Paule, Michel Robert, Henri Nassiet

Country: France

Movies

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

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 Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

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 2 April 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Facts:
  • WJET TV channel 24 in Erie, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • The Indonesian army demands that the country rejoin the United Nations.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1966?

  • Life: Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hubert H. Humphrey -- Apr. 1, 1966
  • Esquire

Books

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

The Billion Dollar Brain

By: Len Deighton

The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war…General Midwinter loves his country, and hates communism.

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Is Paris Burning?

By: Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

From the bestselling author of The City of Joy comes the dramatic story of the Allied liberation of Paris. Is Paris Burning?

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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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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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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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