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Sunday 6 November 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Gilbert and Hervé Mathoux. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vendetta. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Franoise Dorlac, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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Manos: The Hands of Fate

Directed by: Harold P. Warren

Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree

Country: United States

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The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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What's Up, Tiger Lily?

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Country: United States

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Fahrenheit 451

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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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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Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 November 1966 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Gilbert: American guitarist and singer.
  • Hervé Mathoux
  • Lisa Fuller in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Dawn - General Hospital).
  • Laurent Lafforgue: French mathematician, who has made outstanding contributions to Langlands' program in the fields of number theory and analysis, and in particular proved the Langlands conjectures for the automorphism group of a function field.
  • Peter DeLuise: American actor and director.
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  • 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
  • Lunar Orbiter 2 launched
  • First entire lineup televised in color (NBC).
  • Lunar Orbiter 2 is launched.
  • Former Massachusetts Attorney General Edward Brooke becomes the first African American elected to the United States Senate since Reconstruction.

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

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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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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A Dream Of Kings

By: Harry Mark Petrakis

At the heart of A Dream of Kings is Leonidas Matsoukas, operator of the Pindar Counseling Service ("Solutions provided for all problems of life and love"), proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick

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The Search For Amelia Earhart

By: Fred Goerner

Hardcover with dust jacket is author Fred Goerner's investigation of rumors suggesting that Amelia Earhart may have been a captive of the Japanese.

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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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