Friday November 11, 1966, Veteran's Day

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Alison Doody and Peaches (musician). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Poor Side Of Town by Johnny Rivers. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Railway, directed by Jan Darnley-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • Gemini 12 (Lovell & Aldrin) launched on 4-day flight
  • Methodist Church and Evangelical United Brethren Church unite as United Methodist Church
  • Gemini XII launched on 4-day flight.

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Movies

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Runaway Railway

Runaway Railway

Directed by: Jan Darnley-Smith

Starring: John Moulder-Brown, Kevin Bennett, Leonard Brockwell, Roberta Tovey

The Professionals

The Professionals

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Country: United States of America

The Frozen Dead

The Frozen Dead

Directed by: Herbert J. Leder

Starring: Dana Andrews, Anna Palk, Philip Gilbert, Kathleen Breck

10:30 P.M. Summer

10:30 P.M. Summer

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Romy Schneider, Peter Finch, Julián Mateos

Ride in the Whirlwind

Ride in the Whirlwind

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, Katherine Squire

TV Series

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George and the Dragon

George and the Dragon

Directed by: Tom Reeve

Star Trek

Star Trek

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

Country: United States of America

The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet

Directed by: Michel Gondry

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Days to next November 11

If November 11, 1966 is your birthday you're 53 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 days.
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Books

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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

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

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Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent …

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.

The Passover Plot by Hugh J. Schonfield

The Passover Plot

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Forty years ago, while living in the city of Linköping, I came across an unusual book. It was written by the distinguished biblical scholar Hugh Schonfield but it read like a


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