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Saturday 5 August 1967

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Caws and Mike Fox. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie 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 Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
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Movies

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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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TV Series

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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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Kenilworth

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Matthew Caws: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nada Surf).
  • Mike Fox: NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers).
  • Thomas Lang: Austrian drummer and producer (stOrk and Vienna Art Orchestra).
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Facts:
  • 1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7
  • Bobby Gentry releases her only hit Ode to Billy Joe
  • Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) and Radio London close down.
  • Pink Floyd releases their debut album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'' in the United Kingdom.

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Books

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Tales Of Manhattan

By: Louis Auchincloss

Tales of Manhattan is divided into three parts with each story about a well-heeled resident of Manhattan-entrenched in power through family and money, these are the type of people that Louis Auchincloss understood, and chose to write penetrating stories about.

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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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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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The Death Of A President

By: William Manchester

William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination--now restored to print in a new paperback edition.As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the ...

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