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Wednesday 2 August 1967

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Krickstein and Derek Wells in Los Angeles. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates

Country: United States

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The Dirty Dozen

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson

Country: United States

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To Sir, with Love

Directed by: James Clavell

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts

Country: United States

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You Only Live Twice

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama

Country: United States

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The Face of Another

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mikijiro Hira, Kyko Kishida

Country: United States

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¿Es usted el asesino?

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Jesús Lara, Lorenzo Ramírez, Marga de los Llanos

Country: Spain

Landarzt Dr. Brock

Starring: Rudolf Prack, Erna Sellmer, Gardy Granass, Kurt Großkurth

Ninja Hattorikun + Ninja Kaijû Zippô

Starring: Katsuyuki Mizutani, Yoshirô Hamaji, Kazuo Kumakura, Katsumi Takamiya

Country: Japan

Ein Fall für Titus Bunge

Starring: Ralf Wolter, Ruth-Maria Kubitschek

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Starring: Jeremy Brett, John Bryans, John Fraser, Patricia Fuller

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1967 ?

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Famous Deaths:
  • New Orleans Saints' first pre-season game, they lose to Los Angeles Rams 16-77.
  • US's Lunar Orbiter 5 launched; enters lunar orbit August 5.
  • The Turkish football club Trabzonspor is established in Trabzon.

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

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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A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

By: James J. Kavanaugh

#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

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A Night Of Watching

By: Elliott Arnold

Designed for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and published jointly by BBC and Longman, "Etoiles" offers a range of multimedia resources which aim to encourage learning by capturing the interest of the students.

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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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