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Sunday 2 January 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tia Carrere [Althea Janairo] in Honolulu and Siobhan Finneran. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Liars. 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 ?

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Tammy

Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Thunderball

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi

Country: United States

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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Battle of the Bulge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st Jewish child born in Spain since 1492 expulsion
  • Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns 23-12 in NFL championship game.
  • A strike of public transportation workers in New York City begins (it will end January 13).

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Books

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

A Thousand Days

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration.

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Yes I Can

By: Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar

Paperback, biography, entertainment.

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The Rabbi

By: Noah Gordon

Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man. A man who couldn't help that his heart led him to Leslie, a beautiful minister's daughter.

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The Green Berets

By: Robin Moore

This new revised edition of the Green Berets memorializes "The Wall". New material includes a hitherto unpublished Special Forces story about the rear echelon SF men who spent a few

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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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