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Tuesday 4 January 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sandrine Alexi and Deana Carter. In that special week of January people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Adventurers by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Staatsanwalt hat das Wort.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Juliet of the Spirits

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States

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The Loved One

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Anjanette Comer, Rod Steiger

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Color Me Blood Red

Directed by: Herschell Gordon Lewis

Starring: Gordon Oas-Heim, Candi Conder, Elyn Warner, Pat Finn-Lee

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The Wise Guys

Directed by: Robert Enrico

Starring: Bourvil, Lino Ventura, Marie Dubois, Jess Hahn

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Die, Monster, Die!

Directed by: Daniel Haller

Starring: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson, Suzan Farmer

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Der Staatsanwalt hat das Wort

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Les comédiens

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Directed by: Brian Hawkins

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Jörg Preda berichtet

Starring: Pinkas Braun

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Historical Events

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  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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  • WFLD TV channel 32 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Doug Walters scores second Test century in his second Test.
  • A military coup takes place in Upper Volta (later Burkina Faso), dissolving the National Parliament and leading to a new national constitution.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1966 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1966 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
  2. The Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
  3. She's Just My Style - Gary Lewis and the Playboys
  4. The Statler Brothers - Flowers On The Wall
  5. Ebb Tide - The Righteous Brothers
  6. The Dave Clark Five - Over And Over
  7. James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
  8. The Vogues - Five O'Clock World
  9. The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)
  10. Day Tripper - The Beatles
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
  2. Keep On Running - The Spencer Davis Group
  3. Cliff Richard - Wind Me Up (Let Me Go)
  4. The Walker Brothers - My Ship Is Coming In
  5. The Carnival Is Over - The Seekers


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

The Adventurers

By: Harold Robbins

Harold Robbins, a novelist known for steamy passion in his works, stirs up passion of a different kind in The Adventurers, a story of revolution and danger in the sultry jungles of South America.As

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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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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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Up the Down Staircase

By: Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United ...

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