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Thursday 7 April 1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Margherita Zalaffi and Teri Ann Linn in Honolulu. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers. In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits. Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Intercontinental Express. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini

Country: United States

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The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Geheimagent Tegtmeier

Starring: Jürgen von Manger, Gisela Schlüter, Sofie Engelke

En famille

Starring: Patricia Calas, Marie-Paule, Michel Robert, Henri Nassiet

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1966 ?

  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Margherita Zalaffi: Italian fencer, the winner of a Silver Medal at the Atlanta Olympics in the team epée with Chiesa and Uga on 7/24/1996, and a Gold Medal in team foils in the Barcelona games in 1992.
  • Teri Ann Linn in Honolulu: Hawaii, USA; actress (Kristen - The Bold and the Beautiful).
  • Richard Gomez: Filipino actor and politician.
  • Gary Wilkinson: English snooker player.
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  • US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)
  • The United Kingdom asks the United Nations Security Council for authority to use force to stop oil tankers that violate the embargo against Rhodesia (authority is given April 10).

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

Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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Those Who Love

By: Irving Stone

The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

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The Lady Of The House

By: Sally Stanford

"I didn't set out to be a madam,' Sally writes, 'any more than Arthur Michael Ramsey - when he was a kid - figured someday on becoming Archbishop of Canterbury.

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A Gift Of Prophecy

By: Ruth Montgomery

A Gift of Prophecy tells the story of the extraordinary Jeane Dixon who predicted: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the name of his killer; Teddy Kennedy's accident; the

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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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