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Monday 12 December 1966

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jim Sandlak in Kitchener and Cheryl Dickey in Houston. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Blow-Up, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Polizeifunk ruft. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1966 or at December 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Jackie Gleason Show

Starring: Jackie Gleason, Johnny Olson, The June Taylor Dancers, Sammy Spear and His Orchestra

Country: United States

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Cool McCool

Written by: Al Brodax, Bob Kane

Starring: Chuck McCann, Bob McFadden, Carol Corbett

Country: United States

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Star Trek

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

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

Country: United States

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Dark Shadows

Written by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles, Nancy Barrett

Country: United States

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Chronicle

Starring: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Blow-Up

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles

Country: United States

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A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw

Country: United States

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Django

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Jos Bdalo, Loredana Nusciak

Country: United States

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Cul-de-sac

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Franoise Dorlac, Lionel Stander

Country: United States

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Manos: The Hands of Fate

Directed by: Harold P. Warren

Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Supreme Court votes 4-3 allowing Braves baseball team to move to Atlanta.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8003
  • Life: Draftees
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kurt Georg Kiesinger -- Dec. 9, 1966

Books

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

The Birds Fall Down

By: Rebecca West

No dust jacket. Binding torn and loose. Library sticker on front cover.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition.

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Winston S. Churchill

By: Randolph S. Churchill

“A milestone, a monument, a magisterial achievement… rightly regarded as the most comprehensive life ever written of any age.”—Andrew Roberts, historian and author of The Storm of War“The most scholarly study

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All In The Family

By: Edwin O'Connor

Hardcover: 434 pages Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.; Book Club (BCE/BOMC) edition (1966) Language: English ASIN: B003026EMS Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches Shipping Weight: 1.6

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A Dream Of Kings

By: Harry Mark Petrakis

At the heart of A Dream of Kings is Leonidas Matsoukas, operator of the Pindar Counseling Service ("Solutions provided for all problems of life and love"), proponent of wildly creative get-rich-quick

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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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