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Wednesday 5 October 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 5, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Terri Runnels and Fredrik Olausson. 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 Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luz verde. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Hotel Paradiso

Directed by: Peter Glenville

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Peggy Mount

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Alvarez Kelly

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule, Patrick O'Neal

Country: United States

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The Woman in White

Directed by: Tim Frywell

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Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Luz verde

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The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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My Name's McGooley, What's Yours?

Written by: Ralph W. Peterson

Starring: John Meillon, Judi Farr, Stewart Ginn, Gordon Chater

Country: Australia

The Late Show

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Starring: Marie-France Boyer, Georges Aminel, Christine Aurel, Yori Bertin

Country: France

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Terri Runnels: Former Wrestling manager and valet.
  • 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).
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  • Near Detroit, Michigan, there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor.

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

Human Sexual Response

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

This is the Bible of the Sex Revolution of the 1960s, to such an extent that one cannot say whether this book caused the Sex Revolution or the Sex Revolution led

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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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Everything But Money

By: Sam Levenson

Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

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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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