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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 Mike Fox and Matthew Caws. 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 Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1967 ?

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:
  • Mike Fox: NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers).
  • Matthew Caws: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nada Surf).
  • 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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1967?

  • Life: Troops patrol Detroit afire
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Detroit Race Riots -- Aug. 4, 1967
  • Esquire

Books

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

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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The King Of The Castle

By: Victoria Holt

While staying in a French chateau to restore its art, a young Englishwoman finds herself drawn into a mystery involving stolen jewels and murder

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Edgar Cayce

By: Jess Stearn

This fascinating biography, written by on the country's foremost authorities on metaphysics, reached the No. 1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. The Edgar Cayce story is one of the most compelling in inspirational literature.

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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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