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Tuesday 8 February 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hristo Stoichkov and Kirk Muller. In that special week of February people in US were listening to My Love by Petula Clark. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Chase, directed by Arthur Penn, 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 L'âge heureux.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States

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The Silencers

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono

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Die Söhne der großen Bärin

Directed by: Josef Mach

Starring: Gojko Mitic, Jirí Vrstála, Rolf Römer, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff

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Black Tight Killers

Directed by: Yasuharu Hasebe

Starring: Akira Kobayashi, Chieko Matsubara, Akemi Kita, Mieko Nishio

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Angelique and the King

Directed by: Bernard Borderie

Starring: Michèle Mercier, Robert Hossein, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Toja

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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

L'âge heureux

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Les comédiens

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Power Game

Starring: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Directed by: Brian Hawkins

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Un jour comme les autres

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1966 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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  • The National Hockey League expands to twelve teams.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1966 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1966 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Uptight (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder
  2. Slim Harpo - Baby Scratch My Back
  3. The Miracles - Going To A Go-Go
  4. Don't Mess With Bill - The Marvelettes
  5. Get Out Of My Life, Woman - Lee Dorsey
  6. Jackie Lee - The Duck
  7. A Sweet Woman Like You - Joe Tex
  8. You Don't Know Like I Know - Sam & Dave
  9. Rainbow '65 (Part I) - Gene Chandler
  10. I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown And The Famous Flames
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
  2. The Overlanders - Michelle
  3. You Were On My Mind - Crispian St Peters
  4. Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown - The Rolling Stones
  5. Spanish Flea - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass


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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The Proud Tower

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

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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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Airs Above The Ground

By: Mary Stewart

Vanessa March never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreelshot there at the scene of a deadly fire.

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