Friday December 09, 1966

US date format: 12/9/1966, UK date format: 9/12/1966

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 1966). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kirsten Gillibrand and Isabelle Kocher. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. A Man for All Seasons, directed by Fred Zinnemann, 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 George and the Dragon.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Events

  • Barbados joins the United Nations.

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Movies

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A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Country: United States of America

Gambit

Gambit

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Herbert Lom, Roger C. Carmel

Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster

Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster

Directed by: Jun Fukuda

Starring: Akira Takarada, Kumi Mizuno, Chôtarô Tôgin, Hideo Sunazuka

Father

Father

Directed by: István Szabó

Starring: András Bálint, Miklós Gábor, Dániel Erdély, Kati Sólyom

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Directed by: Norman Foster

Starring: Jiggs the Donkey, Joseph Cotten, Pat Conway, Dick Foran

TV Series

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George and the Dragon

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Polizeifunk ruft

Polizeifunk ruft

Starring: Karl-Heinz Hess, Josef Dahmen, Karl-Heinz Kreienbaum, Eckart Dux

Country: Canada

Quentin Durgens, M.P.

Quentin Durgens, M.P.

Mahô tsukai Sarî

Mahô tsukai Sarî

Kommt ein Löwe geflogen

Kommt ein Löwe geflogen

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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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.

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

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The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls: red or black; capsules or tablets; washed down with vodka or swallowed straight—for Anne, Neely, and Jennifer, it doesn’t matter, as long as the pill bottle is within easy reach.

Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Response

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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

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson

Everything But Money

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Autobiography, New York City Studies, Sociology

Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury

Capable Of Honor

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Story of a powerful Washington columnist and his influence over his colleagues and international politics


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