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Tuesday 12 April 1966

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Theo Blanco and Lorenzo White. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers. In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits. Fantômas, directed by Andr Hunebelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adrian, der Tulpendieb. 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 30 days ?

Adrian, der Tulpendieb

Written by: István Békeffy, Dietrich Haugk, Otto Rombach (novel)

Directed by: Dietrich Haugk

Starring: Lukas Ammann, Peter Arens, Walter Buschhoff, Eva Christian

Intercontinental Express

Starring: Fritz Suppan

Vive la vie

Starring: Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Maurier, Orlane Paquin, Christine Simon

Country: France

The Avengers

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Patrick Macnee

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Geheimagent Tegtmeier

Starring: Jürgen von Manger, Gisela Schlüter, Sofie Engelke

Movies

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

Frankie and Johnny

Directed by: Frederick de Cordova

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Angels

Directed by: Ida Lupino

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills, Binnie Barnes

Country: United States

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Harper

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris

Country: United States

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The Chase

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

Country: United States

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Margherita Caruso, Susanna Pasolini

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sumokil: President of Republic South Moluccas, executed.
Facts:
  • 1st B-52 bombing on North Vietnam
  • Rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium opens; Pittsburgh Pirates beat Atlanta Braves 3-2.
  • First B-52 bombing on North Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7968
  • Life: Captain Pete Dawkins
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Is God Dead? -- Apr. 8, 1966

Books

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

Tell No Man

By: Adela Rogers St. Johns

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The Last Hundred Days

By: John Toland

From review - The last 100 days of the Nazi regime have long remained clouded by the fact that it was the Soviet armies that reached Berlin first and afterwards controlled

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The Proud Tower

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

"The diplomatic origins, so-called, of the War are only the fever chart of the patient; they do not tell us what caused the fever.

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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

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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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