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Wednesday 5 October 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fredrik Olausson and Inessa Kravets. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Hawaii, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Comment ne pas épouser un milliardaire. 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 ?

The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Country: United States

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Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Hawaii

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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Seconds

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph

Country: United States

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Alvarez Kelly

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule

Country: United States

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The Bible: In the Beginning...

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris

Country: United States

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The Appaloosa

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1966 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Fredrik Olausson: Vaxsjo, Sweden -- NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks).
  • Inessa Kravets: Ukraine -- Long / triple jumper (1992, 96 Olympics - Silver / Gold Medals).
  • Peter Fonseca: Lisbon, Portugal -- Canadian marathoner (1996 Olympics).
  • Therese Brisson: Ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics - 1998).
  • Lorenza Indovina: Italian actress, the daughter of the director Franco.
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Facts:
  • Near Detroit, Michigan, there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor.

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Books

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Valley of the Dolls

By: Jacqueline Susann

The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

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The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

By: Robert Crichton

Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent ...

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Rush To Judgment

By: Mark Lane

Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United

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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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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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