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Saturday 12 March 1966

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erich Fischer in Dinuba and Alecia Stephenson in North Vancouver. In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966 while A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching En famille. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg 009.
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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1966 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years (6,032 wins).
  • Suharto takes over from Sukarno to become President of Indonesia.
  • Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks sets the NHL single season scoring record against the New York Rangers, with his 51st goal.

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Books

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

A Thousand Days

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr

As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration.

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The Billion Dollar Brain

By: Len Deighton

The classic thriller of a lethal computer age and a maniac's private cold war…General Midwinter loves his country, and hates communism.

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Up The Down Staircase

By: Bel Kaufman

Bel Kaufman's Up the Down Staircase is one of the best-loved novels of our time. It has been translated into sixteen languages, made into a prize-winning motion picture, and staged as a play at high schools all over the United ...

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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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