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Sunday 8 May 1966

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claudio Taffarel and Eddie Brown. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Arabesque, directed by Stanley Donen, 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 Förster Horn. 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 ?

Förster Horn

Starring: Heinz Engelmann, Alice Treff, Alice Lach, Horst Keitel

Court Martial

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

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

Country: France

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Arabesque

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel

Country: United States

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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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Harper

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open.
  • Last game at old Busch Stadium, Saint Louis Cardinals lose 10-5 to San Francisco Giants.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1966?

  • Life: Jacqueline Kennedy in Spain
  • Time: Great College Teachers (Top L-R) Harvard - Wald, Columbia - Miner, Caltech - Bohnenblust (Middle L-R
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7971

Books

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

Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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The Last Hundred Days

By: John Toland

From review - The last 100 days of the Nazi regime have long remained clouded by the fact that it was the Soviet armies that reached Berlin first and afterwards controlled

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In Cold Blood

By: Truman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches

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Columbella

By: Phyllis Whitney

Fleeing her own past, Jessica Abbot finds herself at the centre of a conflict at Hampden House in the Virgin Islands, and is confronted by a tormenting, destructive woman married to

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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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