Monday July 11, 1966

US date format: 7/11/1966, UK date format: 11/7/1966

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 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 Cheb Mami and Greg Grunberg. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. The Wild Angels, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chain Letter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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Events

  • The 1966 FIFA World Cup begins in England.
  • Indira Gandhi visits Moscow.
  • Zambia threatens to leave the Commonwealth of Nations because of British peace overtures to Rhodesia.
  • Israeli and Syrian jet fighters clash over the Jordan River.
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The Wild Angels

The Wild Angels

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd

How to Steal a Million

How to Steal a Million

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith

Country: United States of America

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

Directed by: Václav Vorlícek

Starring: Dana Medrická, Jirí Sovák, Olga Schoberová, Juraj Visny

Torn Curtain

Torn Curtain

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova, Hansjörg Felmy

Country: United States of America

Mister Buddwing

Mister Buddwing

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: James Garner, Jean Simmons, Suzanne Pleshette, Katharine Ross

TV Series

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Chain Letter

Chain Letter

Directed by: Deon Taylor

Canvas

Canvas

Directed by: Joseph Greco

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

L'auberge de la licorne

L'auberge de la licorne

Aweful Movies with Deadly Earnest

Aweful Movies with Deadly Earnest

Days to next July 11

If July 11, 1966 is your birthday you're 54 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
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Books

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Those Who Love by Irving Stone

Those Who Love

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The love story of John and Abigail Adams from courtship to the White House

The Detective by Roderick Thorp

The Detective

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Joe Leland, a private eye, investigates a young widow's husband's suicide. He finds himself caught up in a bizarre situation where unpleasant elements from his own past, including a case that

I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes

I, The King

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The story of Philip IV of Spain and the women who most influenced his life. His first wife, Isabel of Bourbon; his true love Ines Calderon, the young actress; and Sor

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns

Tell No Man

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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

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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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