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Monday 2 October 1967

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Muster and Suki Kaiser. In that special week of October people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Samurai Rebellion, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sherlock Holmes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Samurai Rebellion

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Yko Tsukasa, G Kat

Country: United States

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The Battle of Algiers

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi

Country: United States

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Point Blank

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States

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The Trip

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern

Country: United States

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Bonnie and Clyde

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Erich Schellow, Paul Edwin Roth, Manja Kafka, Hans Schellbach

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Urutora sebun

Starring: Shôji Nakayama, Kôji Moritsugu, Yuriko Hishimi, Sandayû Dokumamushi

Country: Japan

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Le chevalier Tempête

Starring: Robert Etcheverry, Jacques Balutin, Geneviève Casile, Giani Esposito

Country: France

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Starring: John Thaw, James Bolam, Michael Goodliffe, Thelma Whiteley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Großer Mann, was nun?

Starring: Gustav Knuth

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1967 ?

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas Muster: Leibnitz, Austria -- Tennis star (1995 French Open).
  • Suki Kaiser
  • Lew Temple: American actor.
  • Bud Gaugh: American drummer (Sublime Long Beach Dub Allstars Eyes Adrift Volcano and Sublime with Rome).
  • Gary Gregg: American political scientist author and academic.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • Groundbreaking begins on Veteran Stadium in Philadelphia
  • Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
  • Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court.

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

The Eighth Day

By: Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters, handwritten annotations in the margins of the book, and other ...

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Anyone Can Make A Million

By: Morton Shulman

Provided encouragement down the beginnings of an entrepreneurial path . . .

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The New Industrial State

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

With searing wit and incisive commentary, John Kenneth Galbraith redefined America's perception of itself in The New Industrial State, one of his landmark works. The United States is no longer a free-enterprise society, Galbraith argues, but a structured state controlled ...

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Night Falls On The City

By: Sarah Gainham

Vienna in 1938 is a place of high culture, gilded opera houses and intellectual salons. Beautiful actress Julia Homburg and her politician husband Franz Wedeker embody all the enlightened brilliance of their native city

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