Thursday September 08, 1966

US date format: 9/8/1966, UK date format: 8/9/1966

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Carola Häggkvist and Mike Dyer. In that special week of September people in US were listening to You Can't Hurry Love by The Supremes. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Star Trek.
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The Appaloosa

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon, Emilio Fernández

Country: United States of America

Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

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

Country: United States of America

Fahrenheit 451

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

Country: United States of America

The Hills Run Red

Directed by: Carlo Lizzani

Starring: Thomas Hunter, Henry Silva, Dan Duryea, Nando Gazzolo

The Creatures

Directed by: Agnès Varda

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Eva Dahlbeck, Marie-France Mignal

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  • That Girl starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV

TV Series

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

Country: United States of America

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Chain Letter

Directed by: Deon Taylor

T.H.E. Cat

Written by: Harry Julian Fink

Starring: Robert Loggia, Robert Carricart, R.G. Armstrong

Country: United States of America

The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States of America

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Books

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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

The Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

GREAT FOR THE HISTORY BUFF

Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry

By: Harry Kemelman

Rabbi Small returns in this New York Times–bestselling novel to investigate a mysterious death on the Day of Atonement The day before Yom Kippur, the synagogue sound system is on the blink,

Giles Goat Boy

By: John Barth

Classic experimental / post-modern literature by John Barth.

Rush To Judgment

By: Mark Lane

Rush to Judgment is Mark Lane’s seminal work on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This groundbreaking number one bestseller opened the eyes of the people of the United


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