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Wednesday 9 February 1966

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James "Rachel" Bolan in Point Pleasant and Amanda Roocroft. 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. Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians', directed by George Pollock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while A Gift Of Joy by Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir. 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 ?

Firing Line

Starring: William F. Buckley

Country: United States

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Get Smart

Written by: Mel Brooks, Buck Henry

Starring: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt, Robert Karvelas

Country: United States

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Tammy

Starring: Debbie Watson, Denver Pyle, Donald Woods, Dorothy Green

Country: United States

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The Wild Wild West

Written by: Michael Garrison

Starring: Robert Conrad, Ross Martin, Whitey Hughes, Dick Cangey

Country: United States

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The Dean Martin Show

Starring: Dean Martin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians'

Directed by: George Pollock

Starring: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian

Country: United States

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond

Country: United States

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Our Man Flint

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: James Coburn, Lee J. Cobb, Gila Golan

Country: United States

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The Slender Thread

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Doctor Zhivago

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
  • James "Rachel" Bolan in Point Pleasant: New Jersey, USA; rocker (Skid Row-Psycho Love).
  • Amanda Roocroft: opera singer.
  • Kool Shen: French rapper, producer, break dancer and graffiti artist, with Portuguese origins.
  • Guy Lagache: French journalist and television personality who since October 2013 has presented the programmes "En quête d'actualité" and "Histoire interdite" on D8, also acting as the director of magazines and information.
  • Harald Eia: Norwegian comedian actor and screenwriter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sophie Tucker: Slavic-American actress, a star of the stage for 60 years, known for her big voice and flamboyant dress and jewels.
Facts:
  • Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7959
  • Life: Sammy Davis Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dean Rusk -- Feb. 4, 1966

Books

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

A Gift Of Joy

By: Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke

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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 Double Image

By: Helen MacInnes

While carrying out research in Paris, American historian John Craig is surprised when he runs into his old college professor.

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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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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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